2016 May 23 09:00
Jumeirah Group appoints Director of Global Business Development
Dubai, 23 May 2016: Jumeirah Group, the Dubai-based luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, has appointed Nicola Johnson as Director of Global Business Development – UK, Ireland and Scandinavia – Leisure.
Nicola has over 10 years’ international hospitality experience and has worked for some of the world’s top luxury hotel groups.
Her most recent post was with Lux* Hotels and Resorts in the UK Global Sales Office, where she was promoted from Sales Executive to Leisure and MICE Sales Manager for the UK, Channel Islands, Holland, Ireland and Scandinavia.
Responsible for over 10 of the company’s key global accounts, she successfully drove business into Mauritius and the Maldivian properties and was instrumental in planning for the openings in the UAE, China and Europe.
Prior to Lux*, Nicola worked for Kerzner International based in the UK, which has given her a solid understanding of key market in Dubai and the Middle East.
At Global Sales Office Western Europe, Nicola will be responsible for the revenue development from the leisure segment within the UK, Ireland and Scandinavian outbound markets for all Jumeirah properties worldwide.
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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
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