Dubai, 22 October 2014: Jumeirah Group, the Dubai-based luxury hospitality company and a member of Dubai Holding, has appointed Bastian Gaerner as Director of Sales & Marketing at Jumeirah Bilgah Beach Hotel.
In his new role, he will be responsible for overseeing the design and execution of all the resort’s sales, marketing, commercial activities and strategies, including conferences and events.
A German national, Bastian brings with him over fifteen years’ experience in sales, marketing and revenue management which he gained across the luxury hospitality industry in Europe, Middle East, CIS countries and more recently the Maldives.
A graduate from the Institut Cesar Ritz in Switzerland, Bastian held his first leadership role as Director of Sales at the Radisson Blu, Brussels and then went to lead commercial teams and properties with brands including Swisshotel, Intercontinental and Kempinski.
Passionate about the hospitality industry, Bastian is fluent in German, English, French, Dutch and Spanish.
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About Jumeirah Bilgah Beach Hotel:
Set alongside a 300 meter Bilgah Beach on the Caspian Sea shore this hotel is the first international luxury city resort in Azerbaijan. This contemporary lifestyle complex comprises 176 luxurious rooms and suites, and 14 stand-alone cottages along with extensive business and leisure facilities. It features an array of exceptional restaurants and bars, conference centre including ballroom, multi-function venue and private meeting rooms, waterpark, private beach, a health club & spa, tennis court, football, volleyball and basketball fields, bowling alley, and a night club.
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 including the flagship Burj Al Arab Jumeirah. Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts manages properties in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, UAE, and Kuwait in the Middle East; Baku, Frankfurt, Istanbul, London, Mallorca (Spain) and Rome in Europe; the Maldives and Shanghai in Asia. Jumeirah Group also runs the luxury serviced residences brand Jumeirah LivingTM with properties in London and Dubai; the new contemporary lifestyle hotel brand VENU; the wellness brand Talise; Jumeirah Restaurants; Wild Wadi WaterparkTM; The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management; and SiriusTM, its global loyalty programme. Future openings include luxury and lifestyle hotels in China, India, Indonesia, Jordan, Morocco, Oman, Russia and the UAE. www.jumeirah.com
For further information please contact:
Marketing & Communication Manager
Jumeirah Bilgah Beach Hotel
94 Gelebe Street, Bilgah District,
AZ1122 Baku, Azerbaijan
Telephone: +994 12 565 4000
Email: Gullu.Baharli@jumeirah.com Visit us at: www.jumeirah.com