Dusit Thani appoints new sales director
Abu Dhabi, January 10, 2013
Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi, the iconic luxury 5-star business hotel set to open in the first quarter of the year, has officially announced the appointment of Stefan van der Kruyf as director of sales and marketing.
Kruyf has been in the hospitality sector for over three decades, working with some of the most renowned 5-star hotel companies across the globe. In his new role, he spearheads the sales and marketing functions for the launch phase of Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi, a statement from the hotel said.
“Our strategy is to leverage our dynamic business model, as we seek growth opportunities in the vibrant marketplace of the UAE capital. The property offers a unique mix of a strategic location, superb MICE, F&B and leisure facilities which will prove to be a winning formula.”
Kruyf started his career at the Intercontinental Hotel Frankfurt in 1982 and has worked in senior capacities with Le Meridien Hotels, Hyatt Hotels & Resorts, Hilton, Marriott and Sheraton groups across various markets around the world, the statement said.
Most recently, he was the director of sales & marketing at Banyan Tree Al Wadi, Ras Al Khaimah, where he was responsible for the opening of the Desert & Beach Resort.
Strategically located in the new business and government district, adjacent to the CERT – Technology Park, the Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi features a wealth of unique facilities that provide the business traveler with a perfect destination within its 402 luxurious guest rooms & suites and 131 deluxe serviced apartments. – TradeArabia News Service