Dubai, 20 June 2016: Jumeirah Group, the Dubai-based luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, has appointed Andy Cuthbert as the new General Manager of the award-winning Jumeirah Mina A’Salam at Madinat Jumeirah, The Arabian Resort of Dubai.
Andy will continue his current responsibilities as General Manager of Conference and Events at Madinat Jumeirah and Jumeirah Hospitality.
An Australian national, Andy has over 30 years’ experience in the hospitality and catering industry. He started his career in Australia and the UK where he gained experience in a number of culinary roles. He moved to Dubai in 1992 as Executive Chef at the Hilton Beach Club where he stayed until joining Jumeirah Group in 2002. During his tenure, Andy has conducted several senior management roles at Jumeirah Emirates Towers and was the driving force behind the award-winning Madinat Conference Centre and Jumeirah Hospitality.
Andy is one of the founding members of the Emirates Culinary Guild and has been Chairman for the last 16 years. During this time, he has led the culinary standards in the UAE and won major chefs’ competitions around the world. Andy is also Chairman of the ‘World Association of Chefs’ Societies’ young chef development team and an external consultant and lecturer on event management and risk management at the Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management.
Jumeirah Mina A’Salam is located at the heart of Madinat Jumeirah and was completely refurbished in 2015. Its proximity to the Madinat Conference Centre and the recently relaunched Fort Island makes it the perfect hotel for groups, while the family friendly service attracts regular guests year after year.
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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 and Mallorca (Spain) 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.
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