Industry Update
Appointment21 May 2019

Kevin Lawless

Appointed General Manager
At Danat Al Ain Resort in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Kevin Lawless

Kevin joined the Danat Hotels & Resorts Group in 2010 as Assistant Director of Sales & Marketing at Al Raha Beach Hotel working his way up to General Manager of Danat Jebel Dhanna Resort and Dhafra Beach Hotel prior to this new role.

Bringing his more than two decades of experience in the hospitality industry, Kevin will lead Danat Al Ain Resort, the five-sta r with 216-key property overseeing its entire operations and strategies.

Talking about this new role , Kevin said "I am extremely excited to lead this magnificent resort with extensive F&B and recreational facilities and the amazing team that truly make this property a distinct destination. I believe that "The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others" by Mahatma Gandhi and it is and will always be my guiding principle in leading this resort.

Before joining the group, Kevin worked at Ramada Hotel and Dubai World Trade Center.

Danat Hotels & Resorts

Our portfolio of upscale UAE hotels offers a selection of luxury city and resort properties, each reflecting the individuality and distinctive style of the local traditions. Guests at each destination will encounter the international ambience and superb service today’s traveler has come to expect.
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