As director of rooms, Chidiac is responsible for overseeing all rooms division functions at Raffles Dubai. With 15 years of managerial experience in luxury hospitality, she joins the property from the Arlo Soho hotel in New York City, where she was director of rooms and a pre-opening team member since March 2016.
She started her career as an assistant housekeeping manager for the Parker Meridien in New York, and worked her way up in landmark properties in the city including Jumeirah Essex House Hotel (now Marriott), Fairmont The Plaza, Hilton Fashion District, The Manhattan Affinia Collection, where she oversaw refurbishments in all properties.
Chidiac holds a Bachelor of Arts in Tourism & Hotel Management from the University of Balamand in Lebanon.
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