Tristan de la Porte du Theil
Appointed General Manager
At Dukes Dubai Hotel and Residences, United Arab Emirates
Du Theil, who joins from Tonino Lamborghini Hotels & Resorts, in China, boasts an extensive CV, with a considerable knowledge of the luxury market in China and South East Asia – two key feeder markets for the new Dukes Dubai hotel.
He is no stranger to opening hotels, having previously been involved in the launch of two hotels in China while, over the last seven years, he has opened and overseen renovations at numerous restaurants, bars and other stand alone, independent and branded food and beverage operations in Thailand and throughout Cambodia and China. A graduate of Swiss hospitality school Glion Institute of Higher Education, Du Theil holds Bachelor degrees in Hospitality and Tourism Management and International Hospitality Management.Owned by luxury hospitality developer Seven Tides, Dukes Dubai is located on the west trunk of the stunning Palm Jumeirah, and marries Arabian luxury and British charm to reimagine one of the most successful heritage brands to come out of the UK.