Industry Update
Appointment10 August 2020

Anoop Dhondoo

Appointed Cluster General Manager
At Novotel & ibis World Trade Centre and ibis One Central, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Anoop Dhondoo

Anoop Dhondoo is an experienced professional in the world of hospitality, having nurtured his skills and natural flair at some of the leading hotel brands in various segments of the industry.

As a driven and inspiring individual, he launched his career as a hotelier in 1998 in various front and back of house roles in the hospitality industry in Mauritius, U.K. and Asia. By 2010, Anoop had been appointed as Hotel Manager of the 5-star beachfront hotel Pullman Bali Legian Nirwana. He played a key role in keeping the property amongst the top 5 hotels in Trip Advisor for the year 2011. In 2012, he took on the mantle of general manager at Ibis Jakarta Tamarin. He was responsible for all operational output. Under his tenure, he implemented a strong innovative sales and marketing strategy that resulted in an increase of bookings that significantly influenced the GOP. In 2014, he was appointed the pre-opening GM of Novotel Bali Airport, the flagship Novotel property of the region. The Middle East welcomed him in 2019 as a Complex Hotel Manager for ibis World Trade Centre and ibis One Central. Now we see him take on a new challenge as the Cluster General Manager at Dubai’s Novotel & ibis World Trade Centre and ibis One Central – located in the midst of Dubai’s financial and commercial districts. In these challenging times Anoop draws upon his experience in driving results with managing diverse projects and customer-driven focus to ensure both Accor properties are at the vanguard of the city’s diverse & vibrant hospitality sector. He has already been successful in implementing the Accor ALLSafe initiative in partnership with AXA Insurance, across the hotels to ensure the safety and comfort of the guests.

Accor

Accor is a world-leading augmented hospitality group offering unique and meaningful experiences in almost 4,800 hotels, resorts, and residences across 100 countries. With an unrivalled portfolio of brands from luxury to economy, Accor has been providing hospitality savoir-faire for more than 50 years.
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