Jumeirah Group is delighted to announce the appointment of Paula McColgan as Director of Sales & Marketing at The Carlton Tower Jumeirah and Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel, London. With 25 years experience in global luxury hotel sales and marketing, Paula will bring an unparalled combination of sales and marketing expertise together with a natural ability to recruit, motivate and nurture a dynamic team.
Paula most recently headed up the Sales & Marketing team at Kimpton Fitzroy London, overseeing the launch in April 2018. From 2004 - 2016 she was Director of Sales & Marketing at The Lanesborough, repositioning and relaunching the hotel in 2015 under the hotel's new management company, Oetker Collection. Other hotel groups Paula has worked for during her impressive career include: Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group, St Regis Hotels & Resorts and Forte Hotels & Resorts.
With her wealth of experience within the luxury hotel industry, Paula returns to London from Malta to drive the highly anticipated reopening of The Carlton Tower Jumeirah in Spring 2020.
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.
16 October 2020 — Jumeirah Group, the leading luxury hospitality leader, has announced the appointment of Azar Saliba as General Manager of Jumeirah Al Naseem, its contemporary beachside property in Dubai.With over two decades of experience in the industry, Azar joined Jumeirah Group in 2006 as Director of Rooms at Jumeirah Beach Hotel, his first position in a successful 12-year tenure within the Group.
11 December 2019 — Jumeirah Group has appointed Muneera Al Taher as director of Emiratisation - Talent Acquisition and Development, with a focus on driving local talent recruitment and development across the group.
Under the umbrella of the UAE leaders' vision to empower Emiratis across the semi-government and private sector, Al Taher will pioneer an agenda that focuses on attracting top talent, introducing new development programmes and supporting growth of Emirati employees in Jumeirah Group.