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Jumeirah Group appoints Klaus Assmann

Jumeirah Group appoints Klaus Assmann

Klaus Assmann will lead the pre-opening team of Jumeirah’s new property in Dubai.

Dubai, 12 May 2011: Jumeirah Group, the Dubai-based luxury hospitality company and a member of Dubai Holding, announced today the appointment of Klaus Assmann to the position of General Manager for Jumeirah Creekside Hotel in Dubai.

Klaus, a German national, has been with Jumeirah for the last 8 years, and has provided pre-opening support in the US, Asia and the Middle East. Prior to working for Jumeirah, Klaus worked for Shangri-La in the Philippines, and Park Hyatt both in Germany and the US.

Scheduled to open by the end of the year, Jumeirah Creekside will feature 270 rooms and 22 suites, 2 signature restaurants, 2 cafes, a rooftop bar and lobby lounge. It will also feature Akaru spa, ‘The Aviation Club’ health club and extensive conference and banqueting facilities. The hotel is located within the grounds of the Dubai Tennis Stadium, the award-winning Irish Village, as well as Century Village, featuring 14 informal restaurants.

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About Jumeirah Group:
Jumeirah Group, the Dubai-based luxury hospitality company and a member of Dubai Holding, operates a world-class portfolio of hotels and resorts. Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts includes Burj Al Arab, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray and Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai; Jumeirah Carlton Tower and Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel in London; Jumeirah Essex House in New York; Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel in Shanghai; and Jumeirah Dhevanafushi in the Maldives. Jumeirah Group also runs the luxury serviced residences brand Jumeirah Living; the spa brand Talise; Jumeirah Restaurants; Wild Wadi Waterpark; The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management; and Sirius, its global loyalty programme. 
www.jumeirah.com

For further information please contact:
Jumeirah Group Corporate Communications
Director of Public Relations and Communications 
PO Box 214159 Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Telephone: +971-4-406-8505
Fax: +971-4-301-6655
E-mail: PR@jumeirah.com
Visit us at: www.jumeirah.com

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