Dubai-based Jumeirah Group has appointed Kiriti Anchan as the general manager for Jumeirah Royal Saray Bahrain.
Starting out as an F&B trainee at ITC Grand Sheraton in Mumbai, Anchan has been working his way through the hospitality industry for nearly 20 years. His first taste of the Jumeirah working life was in 2005 where he was team leader at Madinat Jumeirah.
Since then, he has held several positions within Jumeirah, including duty manager at Jumeirah Beach Hotel, front office manager at Jumeirah Emirates Towers, hotel manager at Jumeirah Zabeel Saray and now finally, GM of the group's only hotel in Bahrain.
In his new capacity, will be responsible for all aspects of hotel operations and with a focus on enhanced guest experiences.
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.
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