Seasoned hotelier Michael Koth has been appointed as standard manager of the legendary Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi.
He will also get up the place of space vice president of functions, overseeing Mandarin Oriental Jumeira and the forthcoming Mandarin Oriental Downtown, both in Dubai.
The latter is scheduled to open up in 2021.
A German/Swiss national, Koth is a leader in the hospitality sector, bringing a wealth of working experience and expertise spanning over 35 yrs.
Prior to the present-day role, he held a number of senior leadership positions at the InterContinental Resort Group, which includes standard manager of the InterContinental Doha.
His hospitality journey then introduced him to Asia exactly where he used two yrs as director of luxurious and lifestyle resorts below the IHG umbrella in south-east Asia, accountable for overseeing pre-opening resorts, repositioning of luxurious resorts and foremost the entire refurbishment of InterContinental Bali Resort.
He has now returned to the Center East with Mandarin Oriental, exactly where he will direct the remarkably anticipated rebranding of Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi, part of Mandarin Oriental Resort Group.
Commenting on his appointment, Koth said: “My purpose at Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi, is to go on to make on the legacy of this legendary assets.
“It is a great honour to direct the vision of the owners and Mandarin Oriental Resort Group in achieving a productive rebranding and delivering exemplary assistance criteria and an unparalleled perception of position.”
Koth is fluent in English, French and German.
He is a enthusiast of up to date artwork, lifestyle and opera and in his leisure time, he enjoys playing cricket, badminton and travelling with his loved ones.
The assets is owned by Emirates Palace Firm, a subsidiary of the federal government of Abu Dhabi.
The hotel, which is a great illustration of Arabian style and design, was conceived to host the Gulf Cooperation Council Summit and continues to be the most well-liked venue for various superior-profile conferences in the general public and non-public sector.
It is also well recognised for welcoming various heads of states, international dignitaries and famous people.
The assets is deemed the World’s Primary Meeting Resort by voters at the World Journey Awards.