Dubai, September 2012. Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates welcomes Mehdi Zaanoun as the property’s Executive Assistant Manager, who started in his position on September 1st 2012.
Mehdi joined Kempinski from the Trianon Palace Versailles, a Waldorf Astoria Hotel, where he most recently held the position of Acting General Manager. He started his career at the Hotel Four Seasons Georges V in Paris in 2002 and worked for Hilton for over six years before he joined the Trianon Palace Versailles in November 2010 as Director of Operations. In his role as Executive Assistant Manager at Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates he will be assisting General Manager Alejandro Bernabe and his executive team with the management of the day-to-day operations of the property.
A graduate from École Hôtelière de Lausanne in Switzerland, Mehdi holds a Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management and attended the Hilton International Shine Program (General Manager Program) in 2008-2009.
A French national, Mehdi speaks Arabic, English and Spanish in addition to his French mother tongue.
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About Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates:
A luxurious alpine retreat in the heart of the Middle East's most glamorous and cosmopolitan city, Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates has brought the magic of winter to Dubai. The elegant hotel is one of Kempinski's most unique city properties, combining exciting shopping, entertainment and dining options with lavish accommodation, including 15 spacious but cosy Ski Chalets overlooking one of the world’s largest indoor ski slopes.
Created in 1897, Kempinski Hotels is Europe’s oldest luxury hotel group. Kempinski’s rich heritage of impeccable personal service and superb hospitality is complemented by the exclusivity and individuality of its properties. Kempinski now manages a portfolio of 72 five-star hotels in 30 countries and continues to add new properties in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia. Each one reflects the strength and success of the Kempinski brand without losing sight of its heritage. The portfolio comprises historic landmark properties, award-winning urban lifestyle hotels, outstanding resorts, and prestigious residences. Each one is imbued with the quality guests have come to expect from Kempinski while embracing the cultural traditions of its location. Kempinski is a founding member of the Global Hotel Alliance (GHA), the world’s largest alliance of independent hotel brands, which is celebrating its tenth anniversary in 2014.
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