Industry Update
Appointment10 December 2018

Neil George

Appointed Strategic Adviser
At Rosewood Hotel Group in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Neil George

Rosewood Hotel Group has appointed Neil George as the strategic adviser for the company. Based in Dubai, George will support the group in managing key relationships with significant capital partners, developers and hotel owners.

He will also play a key role in the group's development and expansion strategy in the Middle East, Africa, India and the Indian Ocean across its four brands.

Having got his career start at Taj Hotels in India, George brings more than 25 years of hospitality experience to his new role with much of the time spent in the Middle East, India and Africa markets.

Prior to joining Rosewood Hotel Group, George spent 10 years growing Starwood's presence in the Middle East and Africa. He also held senior hospitality advisory roles with Deloitte and Arthur Andersen in London.

A British national, George holds a Master degree in Hospitality Management from Cornell University Hotel School, New York.

Rosewood Hotel Group

Rosewood Hotel Group, one of the world's leading hotel companies, encompasses four brands: ultra-luxury Rosewood Hotels & Resorts® in North America, Caribbean/Atlantic, Europe, the Middle East and Asia; contemporary deluxe New World Hotels & Resorts in China and Southeast Asia; neighbourhood lifestyle pentahotels in Europe and Asia; and KHOS™, a dynamic global business lifestyle hotel brand.
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