Industry Update
Appointment25 April 2018

Vincent Mercurio

Appointed General Manager
At Bab Al Qasr Hotel in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Vincent Mercurio

Previously, Mercurio worked at The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company for 13 years in various assignments in several countries including Spain, China and his home country, USA. Mercurio first held a general manager position in 2005 when he launch a Ritz-Carlton property in China.

In 2007 Mercurio moved back to USA as general manager for the re-opening and launch of The London West Hollywood in California. Four years later in 2011, he moved to Bangkok as general manager for The Conrad Bangkok and Residences in Thailand.

In 2013, Mercurio moved to Dubai to assume the role of general manager for Emaar Hospitality Group's The Address Dubal Mall Hotel and Residences.

Recent Appointments at Bab Al Qasr Hotel

Elias Saad - Food & Beverage Director

8 April 2021 — Bab Al Qasr Hotel & Residences is excited to announce Mr. Elias Saad as newly appointed Food & Beverage Director. With over 20 years' experience in Abu Dhabi's Food & Beverage scene, he is tasked to transform and upscale the whole dining experience.
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Nemo Acimovic - General Manager

27 September 2019 — Bab Al Qasr Hotel & Residences has appointed Nemo Acimovic as the general manager at the 677-room, property.Acimovic has 28 years' experience in the hospitality industry and a proven track record in leading international luxury hotels in the Middle East, Australia, and Europe.
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Vartan Zakarian - Front Office Manager

28 August 2017 — Bab Al Qasr Hotel has appointed Vartan Zakarian as the front office manager of the property. Zakarian has more than 10 years of experience managing the front office, with extensive communications and operations knowledge.
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