2015 August 05 09:00
Pera Palace Hotel Jumeirah appoints two new directors
Istanbul, 05 August 2015: Pera Palace Hotel Jumeirah, Istanbul’s most iconic hotel, has welcomed Onur Kademoğlu as the new Director of Sales and Marketing and Nessi Behar as the new Director of Food and Beverage.
Onur Kademoğlu joins Jumeirah with 11 years’ experience gained from a number of luxury hotels including the Istanbul Edition, the Ritz Carlton and the InterContinental. He recently worked as the Director of Sales and Marketing at the Kempinski Hotel Barbaros Bay Bodrum. Onur has a master’s degree in Tourism Management at Bogazici University.
Nessi Bahar joins with 10 years’ experience gained from the food and beverage industry including roles at the Dorchester Hotels across China, USA, UK and the Savoy Hotel in London. In his new role, Nessi will manage and oversee the culinary operations in the hotel’s restaurants and bars and ensure exceptional dining experiences continue to be enjoyed by all guests. He recently worked at the Swissotel The Bosphorus, Istanbul as Food and Beverage Operations Manager. Nessi completed his post graduate education at Glion Institute of Higher Education in Switzerland.
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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 refurbished Pera Palace Hotel Jumeirah offers a range of revitalised 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 a 380-sqm 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 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 SiriusTM, its global loyalty programme. Future openings include luxury and lifestyle hotels in China, India, Indonesia, Jordan, Mauritius, Morocco, Oman, Russia and the UAE. www.jumeirah.com
For further information please contact:
Marketing & Communications Manager
Sales and Marketing Department
Pera Palace Hotel Jumeirah
Phone: +90 212 377 40 00