Industry Update
Appointment15 March 2019

Riad Abi Haidar

Appointed General Manager
At Address Dubai Mall, Address Boulevard in Downtown Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Riad Abi Haidar

Emaar Hospitality Group, the hospitality and leisure business of Emaar Properties PJSC, has appointed seasoned hospitality expert, Riad Abi Haidar, as the General Manager of two premium luxury hotels under Address Hotels + Resorts.

In his new role, he will responsible for the operations and day-to-day management of Address Dubai Mall and Address Boulevard in Downtown Dubai. He is also mandated with setting strategic plans that will drive the operational excellence of the two hotels and boost team productivity.

Prior to his stint with Address Dubai Marina, Riad was the General Manager of Manzil Downtown, an upscale lifestyle hotel under Emaar Hospitality Group's Vida Hotels and Resorts. He has proven track record in delivering industry-leading innovation and setting benchmarks in hotel performance. Riad has worked in several senior managerial positions at international hotel chains in France, Switzerland and the UK. He holds an MBA in Hotel & Tourism Administration from Cesar Ritz University, Switzerland and a bachelor's degree in hospitality management from Ecole Hoteliere de Toulouse, France.

Whether you seek a weekend of indulgent retail therapy or visiting the city with family, Address Dubai Mall, a premium shopping retreat, and Address Boulevard, a city lifestyle resort, have everything to make your getaway one to remember. Both hotels offer direct access to The Dubai Mall, the world's most-visited retail and lifestyle destination, as well as popular leisure and entertainment attractions in Downtown Dubai. With its prime address and exceptional location, the properties are perfectly positioned for both business and leisure gatherings.

Emaar Hospitality Group

Emaar Hospitality Group LLC, the wholly owned subsidiary of Dubai-based global property developer Emaar Properties PJSC, manages the company’s growing roster of hospitality and leisure projects. Emaar has expanded into hospitality and leisure in line with its Vision 2010 to become one of the most valuable companies in the world through a two-pronged approach of geographic expansion and business segmentation.
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