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Jumeirah Group expands Sales presence in Asia

Jumeirah Group expands Sales presence in Asia

Dubai, 23 April 2012: Jumeirah, the global luxury hospitality company and a member of Dubai Holding, is expanding its Sales presence in Asia with the appointment of a Beijing-based Sales Manager and a partnership with Heavens Portfolio as Sales and Marketing representative in Hong Kong and Taiwan. 

Heaven’s Portfolio is an independent company providing a full range of sales and marketing services for luxury class hotels and resorts around the world. It will focus on positioning the Jumeirah brand and execute Jumeirah’s sales efforts towards meeting planners and incentive companies, as well as groups representing leisure and corporate travellers in primary markets in Hong Kong and Taiwan.

Meanwhile, in China, Jumeirah is now present in the Chinese capital with the appointment of Ms Selena Xu as Business Development Manager based in Beijing. Prior to joining the Jumeirah Global Sales Office, Selena has been working with Beijing Raffles Hotel as Assistant Director of Sales and with Beijing Marriott City Wall as Director of MICE. Selena’s key responsibility will be to develop the Northern Chinese market to support Jumeirah’s global business expansion.  

Asia is a key region for Jumeirah Group. In addition to Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel, which opened in Shanghai in March 2011, Jumeirah Group has a further five hotel projects under development in China, one city hotel in Bangkok and a resort in Bali.

From the start of 2011 to the end of 2012, Jumeirah Group will have more than doubled the number of hotels it manages and almost quadrupled the number of countries in which it operates. In the coming months Jumeirah expects to open Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel & Spa in Mallorca, Spain; Jumeirah Bilgah Beach Hotel in Baku, Azerbaijan; Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel and Spa, Kuwait; and Jumeirah Creekside Hotel in Dubai, UAE.

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About Heavens Portfolio:

Heavens Portfolio is a representative of unique travel experiences. With offices in Hong Kong, Macau, China, Taiwan, Mumbai, North India and Singapore, Heavens Portfolio is an active sales, public relations and marketing representative company with an elite clientele of award-winning properties and travel products. The company strategically places professional marketing individuals at the service of its growing portfolio of clients.  

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 Jumeirah at Etihad Towers in Abu Dhabi; Burj Al Arab, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray and Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai; Jumeirah Dhevanafushi and Jumeirah Vittaveli in the Maldives; Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel in Shanghai; Jumeirah Frankfurt in Germany; Jumeirah Grand Hotel via Veneto in Rome; Pera Palace Hotel, Jumeirah in Istanbul; Jumeirah Carlton Tower and Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel in London and Jumeirah Essex House in New York. 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.  

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For further information:

Heaven’s Portfolio - Hong Kong
Claris Yip
hkoffice@heavensportfolio.com
Tel: + 852 2571 3018 

Heaven’s Portfolio - Taiwan
Lesley Lintaiwan
office@heavensportfolio.com
Tel : +886 (0) 988-664-001

Jumeirah Sales Office -
 BeijingSelena Xu
Business Development Manager 
selena.xu@jumeirah.com
Tel: + 86 10 64439722

Jumeirah Group Corporate Communications
Director of External Communications
Telephone: +971-4-373-0164
E-mail: PR@jumeirah.com