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Jumeirah Group appoints Commercial and Restaurant Directors in Istanbul

Jumeirah Group appoints Commercial and Restaurant Directors in Istanbul

Dubai, 23 April 2013: Jumeirah Group, the global luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, has appointed new directors for Sales & Marketing and Food & Beverage in the historical Pera Palace Hotel, Jumeirah in Istanbul.

Murat Cevherioglu has been appointed Director of Sales & Marketing of Pera Palace Hotel, Jumeirah. Prior to joining Jumeirah Group, Murat Cevherioglu held Sales & Marketing positions several hotels in Turkey including Ceylan Intercontinental Istanbul, Hilton Istanbul, the opening of Mövenpick Hotel Istanbul, the opening of W Istanbul, Hillside Su Hotel Antalya and The Grand Tarabya Istanbul. Additionally, he worked for the opening of Mövenpick in Bahrain. A Turkish national with over 15 years’ experience, Murat also holds a BA in Tourism and Hotel Management from Bilkent University in Turkey.

Also in Pera Palace Hotel, Jumeirah, İlke Alpaslan is appointed as the new Food & Beverage Director. İlke joins Jumeirah from Sofitel Ashabat, a 5-star deluxe city centre hotel, where he was working as the Director of Operations. He has also worked for a number of brands including Swissôtel Hotels and Resorts in Istanbul, Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts and Kempinski in Kuwait, and InterContinental in Egypt and Kazakhstan.

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About Pera Palace Hotel, Jumeirah: 

First opened in 1892 to serve guests from the Orient Express on their journey from Europe to Asia, Pera Palace Hotel has since become an enduring symbol of urban culture in Istanbul and a pioneer in modern luxury. Located in the cosmopolitan Tepebaşı district of Pera, the hotel overlooks the magnificent Golden Horn. With its 115 rooms, including 16 suites, retaining the characteristics of its 19th century heritage through historical furniture, the hotel combines refined elegance with state-of-the-art technology to fulfil the needs of the 21st century travellers. Fully renovated Pera Palace Hotel, Jumeirah offers a range of restaurant and bar choices, including the Agatha Restaurant with its show kitchen and wine cellar; the Kubbeli Saloon / Tea Lounge, famous for its afternoon tea; or the French-style Patisserie de Pera and the legendary Orient Bar & Terrace. The hotel also has various meeting facilities as well as the 380-m2 Pera Spa with traditional hammam, steam bath, Jacuzzi, indoor pool, sauna, three treatment rooms and a fully-equipped fitness centre.

About Jumeirah Group:

Jumeirah Group, the global luxury hotel 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 Creekside 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; Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel & Spa in Mallorca, Spain; Pera Palace Hotel, Jumeirah in Istanbul; as well as Jumeirah Carlton Tower and Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel in London. 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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