Jonas has over 17 years' experience working in sales and marketing in luxury hospitality and joins Jumeirah from Belmond, where he has held various roles. Most recently as Divisional Director of Sales, EMEA; where he was responsible for managing and implementing the sales and marketing strategy for Belmond's 16 EMEA properties. Additionally, Jonas was also a key member of Belmond's Brand Steering Group, responsible for steering proposed brand experiences and initiatives. Prior to Belmond, Jonas worked for Pestana Hotels & Resorts, overseeing the sales and marketing for the brand's nine hotels in Madeira.
A Portuguese national, Jonas speaks English, Italian, Spanish and French.
In his new role, Jonas will be responsible for overseeing all sales and marketing activities within Europe and America outbound markets for Jumeirah's properties worldwide.
Jumeirah Group, the global luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, operates a world-class portfolio of hotels and resorts. Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts includes Jumeirah at Etihad Towers in Abu Dhabi; Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Jumeirah Creekside Hotel, Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray and Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai; Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa in Kuwait; Jumeirah Bilgah Beach Hotel in Baku; Jumeirah Dhevanafushi and Jumeirah Vittaveli in the Maldives; Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel in Shanghai; Jumeirah Frankfurt in Germany; Jumeirah Grand Hotel via Veneto in Rome; Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel & Spa in Mallorca, Spain; Pera Palace Hotel Jumeirah in Istanbul; as well as Jumeirah Carlton Tower and Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel in London.
Recent Appointments at Jumeirah
25 September 2019 — Jumeirah at Etihad Towers in Abu Dhabi has appointed Savino Leone as its general manager.
Prior to his current role, Leone was the GM at the group's Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa in Kuwait.
Leone has extensive international experience in the hospitality industry and has worked in Japan, the UK, Dubai and France.
17 September 2019 — Originally from India, he brings a wealth of 19 years' hospitality experience gained during his time working with Six Senses, Hilton and Soneva. Throughout his successful career, Abhijith has demonstrated efficient leadership and people management skills with strong experience in managing multi-cultural teams across Jordan, Thailand, India and Vietnam.