Industry Update
Appointment20 October 2017

David Simon

Promoted General Manager
At Palace Downtown in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

David SimonDavid Simon has been appointed as the new General Manager of Palace Downtown, a palatial destination managed by Address Hotels + Resorts. Formerly the Hotel Manager, David will play a key role in driving the hotel’s ongoing growth strategy as well as staff leadership, recruitment, and management. He will continue to direct all aspects of daily operations, revenue generation and guest retention. With more than 20 years of hospitality experience, he has worked in the USA, India, South Korea, Hong Kong and Dubai, among others, with renowned hotel brands in a variety of managerial capacities. David has demonstrated strong leadership skills by developing staff development programmes, and played an integral role in attracting new front of house and culinary staff to numerous positions.

Cornell | School of Executive and Professional Education

David Simon (Class of 2016) is a graduate of Cornell | School of Executive and Professional Education in Ithaca, New York - United States
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