Katia joins Fairmont Dubai from her most recent role as Director of Housekeeping at the Fairmont Marina Abu Dhabi, where she has been part of the pre-opening team since April 2018. Prior to this role, Katia was chosen to assist the housekeeping department at the iconic Raffles Hotel in Singapore to reopen the property after a two-year renovation.
Bringing along 19 years of international experience, Katia joined Accor in 2012 as an executive housekeeper at the Sofitel Abu Dhabi Corniche and in 2014 relocated to its sister property Sofitel Dubai Downtown, where she achieved remarkable results in colleague engagement survey and in the LQA score.
Prior to moving to the UAE, Katia has worked at some of the most reputed hotels in France and Morocco, such as Hotel de Crillon in Paris and Hotel Palais Namaskar in Marrakech - both world's leading luxury hotels.
29 June 2020 — Christophe Thomas has an important international career, from Europe, to South America, passing through the Caribbean and then the United States.It all started at the Lycée Hôtelier de Strasbourg where, then graduated with a Bachelor, he became passionate about the art of hospitality and the excellence he wanted to sublimate and perpetuate around the world.
11 March 2020 — Hani Akkari has been appointed General Manager of one of Doha's fastest growing hotels, Alwadi Hotel MGallery Collection locate in Msheireb Downtown Doha. With a hotel career spanning Europe and the Middle East, Akkari comes to Alwadi Hotel with more than 15 years' experience at some of the world's most recognized luxury properties.