Dubai, 04 October 2015: Madinat Jumeirah, the Arabian Resort of Dubai, has announced the appointment of Andy Nightingale as Resort Director of Sales.
Andy brings more than 20 years’ experience from the airline and hospitality industries. He has worked with global companies including InterContinental Hotels, Rotana Hotels and Resorts Virgin Atlantic and other European airlines.
A British national, Andy has been in the Gulf region for nine years. He first worked in Doha and then moved to Dubai six years ago. He joins Madinat Jumeirah from Rotana Hotels and Resorts where he held the position of Corporate Director of Global Sales and witnessed huge growth in their portfolio and international development. He brings a broad and diverse range of sales experience including Global Sales and on property Director of Sales and Marketing.
Andy will be responsible for overseeing the sales strategy for Madinat Jumeirah including the new Jumeirah Al Naseem scheduled to open in 2016.
Madinat Jumeirah is a magnificent tribute to Dubai’s rich heritage and the cultural traditions of the UAE. Showcasing the ultimate in Arabian hospitality, the luxurious resort features two grand boutique hotels Jumeirah Mina A’ Salamand Jumeirah Al Qasr, the traditional summer houses of Jumeirah Dar Al Masyaf, and seven exclusive Malakiya Villas. Located upon 2km of private beach and interconnected by 3km of waterways and lush gardens, Madinat Jumeirah provides extensive leisure facilities including, Talise Fitness health club, over 40 world class restaurants and bars, and bustling souk with 75 boutique shops, and Pacha Ibiza Dubai for the ultimate nightlife experience.
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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
About Madinat Jumeirah:
Set on a private beach, Madinat Jumeirah resort is an authentic recreation of ancient Arabia, capturing the natural beauty of the region. Madinat Jumeirah features two grand boutique hotels, Jumeirah Al Qasr and Jumeirah Mina A’Salam, accommodation in 29 traditional summer houses in Jumeirah Dar Al Masyaf, conference and banqueting facilities including two grand ballrooms, a 1000-seat amphitheatre and the region’s only dedicated entertainment centre and multi-purpose venue, Madinat Arena. The facilities are interconnected by 3km of waterways and landscaped gardens. The resort also provides extensive leisure and health facilities including Talise Spa and Talise Fitness, as well as Souk Madinat Jumeirah, a traditional retail and dining experience with 90 boutiques and restaurants showcasing the best of Arabia, including nightlife destination Pacha Ibiza Dubai.
For further information please contact:
Marketing & Communications Manager
Madinat Jumeirah Communications
PO Box 75157, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Visit us at: www.jumeirah.com