New Sales Appointments @ Jumeirah Group

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Videos Tuesday, 15 May 2012

Jumeirah has made the following appointments to its sales team around the world.

Austin Frost, Vice President of Sales and Marketing - Europe

Austin Frost joins Jumeirah after working 20 years for Shangri-La in Asia, the UK, the US and the Middle East, most recently as Vice President of Sales and Marketing. An Irish national, Austin is a graduate from the Regional Technical College in Galway, Ireland and has since developed an extensive background in Hotel Management and specialised in Sales & Marketing.

As new Vice President of Sales and Marketing in Europe, Austin will promote Jumeirahs growing portfolio in Europe, now including hotels and resorts in London, Frankfurt, Rome, Mallorca and Istanbul, while driving business from the European markets to Jumeirahs other properties in the US, the Middle East and Asia.

Adam Turner, Director of Sales and Marketing, Maldives

Adam Turner has with a strong background in aviation and hospitality. His previous roles include senior management positions with British Airways as part of their commercial team, Director of Leisure Sales with Ritz Carlton in the UK, and most recently Director of Sales and Marketing at Ritz-Carlton in Dubai.

In his new role, the British national will be based in Dubai and handle sales for both Jumeirah resorts in the Maldives, Jumeirah Dhevanafushi and Jumerah Vittaveli.

Daniel Kempf, Director of Sales, Jumeirah Bilgah Beach Hotel, Baku

Daniel Kempf has over 10 years of experience in the luxury hospitality industry, having worked with Kempinski as part of pre-opening teams as well as operating hotels in Germany, Eastern Europe and Asia in various managerial functions, most recently as Director of Sales and Marketing in Sofia.

A German national, Daniel studied at the Steigenberger Hotelberufsfachschule, Bad Reichenhall and the cole Hotelire de Lausanne, and is fluent in English and German. He is joining the pre-opening team for Jumeirah Bilgah Beach Hotel in Baku the first international luxury city resort in Azerbaijan and Jumeirahs entry in the CIS, opening in spring 2012.

Emmanuel Valle, Director of Sales and Marketing, Jumeirah Creekside Hotel, Dubai

Emmanuel Valle has worked in hospitality for over 15 years for renowned brands such as Le Mridien, Hilton and Accor in the US, France, UK, Morocco. Prior to joining Jumeirah he was Director of Sales and Marketing for Ritz-Carlton in Dubai.

A French national, Emmanuel holds a MBA in Hospitality Management from ESSEC Business School in Paris and speaks English, French and Spanish. His interest for arts and culture will serve him well in Jumeirah Creekside as the city hotel, welcoming its first guests in summer 2012, will display an extensive art collection of contemporary middle-eastern artists.

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