His most recent roles were resort manager and general manager of Soneva Kiri Thailand and Soneva Jani Maldives respectively - resorts renowned for their commitment to sustainability.
Andrew brings with him over 30 years of hospitality experience having commenced his career in culinary arts, working his way up to the executive chef position, then later transitioning into hotel operations overseeing the food and beverage operations.
Andrew's profession has taken him all over the world and he prides himself on having worked for highly respected brands that include Sandy Lane Hotel in Barbados, Marco Polo Niccolo in Chengdu, Raffles Hotel in Dubai and many more. He identifies himself as a true global citizen.
Apart from his love for street food from around the world, Andrew possesses a passion for art and music. His current project is a work in progress - the renovation of his beautiful family cottage in France where he can relax with his family.
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28 September 2020 — With almost two decades of hospitality experience under his belt, Mohamed Elsayed has been chosen for the post of executive assistant manager. He has been climbing IHG's career ladder for close to eight years, starting out as a front office manager at Crowne Plaza Abu Dhabi before moving up to director operations, task force EAM and EAM across the region.
28 September 2020 — Leading a team of 102, Laura Eggleton has been made general manager of the property. After a stint in Slough, UK as general manager of the Holiday Inn Express, she became IHG's first female general manager in the Middle East in 2015 in Oman.