Dubai Marriott Harbour Hotel & Suites has appointed Darin Davies as the hotel manager.
Davies graduated in hotel management from the University of Johannesburg and in 2001 started his hospitality career with Marriott in London. Over the last 18 years, he has held leadership roles across operational and sales disciplines including front of house manager, sales manager and more.
In 2015, Davies joined Marriott Marquis, Doha as the director of rooms operations and later as acting hotel manager. He joined the Dubai MEA Marriott Corporate Office as director of rooms, spa and guest experience for the MEA region and is an honorary member of the front of House Managers Association (AICR) where he held the position of international president for 5 years.
He aims to strategically achieve the company's goals along with developing team members.
Recent Appointments at Marriott
22 July 2020 — W Punta de Mita, an indigenous-inspired luxury beach resort located in Mexico's coveted Riviera Nayarit, has appointed David Gauna as General Manager. In his new role, Gauna will be responsible for overseeing daily resort operations, managing budgeting/profitability, overseeing team development, and ensuring overall guest satisfaction.
10 July 2020 — Marriott International has announced that Tolga Lacin has been made area general manager after a long stint as complex general manager.
In his new position, Lacin will oversee nine Dubai hotels including The Westin and Le Meridien Mina Seyahi, Le Meridien Dubai, Aloft and Elements hotels.
3 July 2020 — JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa is proud to announce that Doug Ridge has been appointed as the resort's new general manager for the 1,002-room resort. Ridge joined the resort team in March 2020 after previously serving as the general manager for Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland.