Industry Update
Appointment22 April 2021

Luke James

Appointed General Manager
At Jumeirah Muscat Bay, Oman

Luke James

Jumeirah Group, a global luxury hospitality group and a member of Dubai Holding, announced the appointment of Luke James to the role of General Manager to head up the operations of Jumeirah Muscat Bay, Oman.

Luke will oversee its 206 spacious suites and rooms, state-of-the-art Talise spa and numerous dining venues, set against incredible views of the Oman Gulf and mountains beyond. Luke has risen through the ranks of Jumeirah Group, joining as Assistant Food & Beverage Manager at Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai, in 2008. He went on to become Director of Operations at Jumeirah Creekside Hotel in 2016, before moving to his latest role of General Manager at Zabeel House by Jumeirah, The Greens. Given his strong hotel opening experience, seen through the successful launch of Zabeel House by Jumeirah, The Greens, Luke will take the reins of the pre-opening team in Oman, ensuring seamless operations and build-up of anticipation for the launch of the exclusive resort.

Jumeirah Group

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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