Dubai, 23 August 2015: Jumeirah Group, the Dubai-based luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, has announced the appointment of Imran Changezi as Hotel Manager and Niamh Keohan as Director of Marketing and Public Relations for Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, the world’s most luxurious hotel.
Imran Changezi, a Pakistani national, brings over 22 years of commercial and operational experience in the hospitality industry, including nearly 15 years in high-end luxury hotels and resorts across various properties in Jumeirah Group.
Imran joined Jumeirah Group in 2000, gaining experience and moving up the career ranks within the Sales, Marketing, Rooms Division and Front Office departments. His recent appointments include the role of Hotel Manager in Baku, Azerbaijan, where he managed the pre-opening of the Jumeirah Group property and Hotel Manager at Jumeirah Emirates Towers.
His successful professional career is complemented by his academic education. Imran was schooled in Saudi Arabia and holds an MBA degree from London Business School and Cornell University.
Niamh Keohan, from Ireland, joins Burj Al Arab Jumeirah’s marketing and PR team following directorial appointments at luxury hospitality brands including Anantara Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa and InterContinental Hotel Group in Abu Dhabi.
She has 12 years of marketing and communications experience from working in hotel, FMCG and pharmaceutical sectors. Niamh also has a strong record in both managing marketing and PR teams and achieving great results after the successful opening of the Anantara Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa property two years ago.
In her new role, Niamh will be responsible for managing all marketing and communications initiatives for Burj Al Arab Jumeirah and driving the property’s global presence as the world’s most luxurious hotel.
Notes to Editors
- Additional photos of Burj Al Arab Jumeirah are available from Jumeirah’s media library.
- Photo above: Imran Changezi (left) and Niamh Keohan (right)
About Burj Al Arab Jumeirah
Burj Al Arab is managed by Jumeirah Group, the global luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding. It is designed to resemble a billowing sail and stands at a height of 321 meters. It is one of the most photographed structures in the world and has been consistently voted the world's most luxurious hotel, with features including in suite check-in and check-out, reception desks on every floor, round-the-clock private butlers and use of the hotel’s Rolls-Royce fleet and private beach. The hotel’s 202 luxury suites range from 170 to 780 square meters with a rain shower and a Jacuzzi in each suite, as well as six restaurants and conference and banqueting venues.
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, Bodrum, 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 VenuTM; the wellness brand TaliseTM; Jumeirah Restaurant Group DubaiTM; Wild Wadi WaterparkTM; The Emirates Academy of Hospitality ManagementTM; and Jumeirah SiriusTM, its global loyalty programme. Future openings include luxury and lifestyle hotels in China, India, Indonesia, Jordan, Malaysia, Mauritius, Oman, Russia and the UAE. www.jumeirah.com
For further information please contact:
Burj Al Arab, Marketing and PR Department
PO Box 74147, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Telephone: +971 4 301 7565
Visit us at: www.jumeirah.com/burjalarab