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KATCH with JW Marriott Marquis Dubai

by Alankrita Singh | 1st July 2022 | Communication,Hospitality,Public Relations
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Katch helped showcase the leadership across all the top hospitality media outlets at JW Marriott Marquis Dubai. With their newest round of management appointments and promotions, The Destination of Exceptional Taste team continues to celebrate remarkable talent and achieve success. JW Marriott Marquis Dubai received more than 15 industry accolades and recognitions in 2021 as a testament to its efforts. They are looking forward to an exciting year with Celebrity Chef Series Restaurant Month in May 2022.


These advancements and additions to the senior leadership team follow on from Moritz Neumann's elevation to Director of Culinary and Nick Patmore's appointment as Hotel Manager in late 2021. The 5-star luxury hotel brand's senior staff has an excellent eye for talent, which has resulted in the formation of a brilliant leadership team.


Etienne Els

Etienne is in charge of improving the hotel's food and beverage product and positioning while also handling the hotel's other operational areas. He is well-known for his ability to raise revenue margins, stabilize F&B costs, and establish the hotel's corporate identity. He will also be in charge of the hotel's general direction, working closely with the marketing team to develop new and unique services and promotions to promote the hotel as The Destination of Exceptional Taste.

Sajan Pallipurath

Sajan Pallipurath, the new Director of Rooms, is a dedicated and results-oriented hotelier with nineteen years of exceptional worldwide hospitality management experience. He has a track record of building and developing high-performing teams, and he brings to the hotel brand unrivalled leadership, business acumen, and strategic management. Sajan delivers operational excellence continually, resulting in total cost savings and increased efficiency. Marriott has been his employer for almost a decade and his recent elevation to the crucial position of Director of Rooms inside the 5-star luxury resort, is a logical development from his prior work as Front Office Manager and his outstanding service.

Miguel Estrada

Miguel Estrada, the Executive Chef, has recently joined the team. He is in charge of the restaurant and hotel kitchens daily. He also trains culinary personnel and ensures that the 5-star brand's cuisine meets the highest standards. Miguel is well-equipped to enrich visitors' experience at Dubai's JW Marriott Marquis, having directed top restaurants and kitchens in Hong Kong, Malaysia, Shanghai, London, and Miami.

Valerie Wade

Valerie Wade now oversees the JW Marriott Marquis Dubai, Al Maha, A Luxury Collection, Desert Resort & Spa, Dubai Marriott Harbour Hotel & Suites, and Le Meridien Al Aqah Beach Resort in Fujairah in her role as Multi-Property Director of Sales and Marketing, whose remit has been expanded to include four 5-star properties. Valerie is a seasoned marketing and sales executive with a proven track record of leading high-performing teams. Her toughness, perseverance, and leadership are well-known within the hospitality business.

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The 1,608-room JW Marriott Marquis Dubai is one of the region's most coveted hotels for business and leisure tourists in a city of awe-inspiring ambition and unrivaled elegance. The JW Marriott Marquis Dubai, a 72-story, 355-meter twin-tower skyscraper complex, is part of Marriott International's luxury portfolio of brands. JW Marriott has stunning properties and unique resort settings all around the world. The JW Treatment® is the brand's idea that real luxury is generated by enthusiastic individuals about what they do. These magnificent hotels appeal to intelligent, self-assured tourists seeking The JW Treatment®.

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