Promoted General Manager
At JW Marriott Marquis Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Bill Keffer has taken over the role of general manager at JW Marriott Marquis Dubai, following the retirement of his predecessor Rupprecht Queitsch.
US National Keffer has spent the past two years as hotel manager at the property and took over his new role on April 1. With the hotel yet to appoint his replacement, he continues to carry out the responsibilites of his previous position.
He has held managerial positions at Marriott International for the past 25 years, in locations such as Sapporo, New York and Seoul, and takes on his position at a time when the hotel is in the middle of the phased opening of Tower 2. The first 294 rooms in Tower 2 opened last month and, once fully operational in October, it will have 804 rooms and suites, bringing the total number of keys at the property to 1,608.