Matthias Widor. Matthias Widor.

Courtyard by Marriott World Trade Center, Abu Dhabi welcomes Matthias Widor as its new general manager.

Widor brings in over 15 years of experience in the hospitality industry and his education makes a notable impression.

Widor has earned an International Baccalaureate at the German School in London followed by a graduation in International Hotel Management from the Hotel Academy Modul in Vienna, Austria in 2000.

Commencing his Marriott career in 2000 in Munich, he transferred in 2004 to the Frankfurt Marriott Hotel as catering service manager.

A short stint as F&B manager in Stuttgart, Germany was followed by a move to Asia in 2007, mapped with several successful director of food and beverage assignments at the New World Hotel Saigon, the Renaissance Phuket, the Marriott Hotel Manila and then lastly in 2012 at the JW Marriott Seoul.

In 2015, Widor relocated to the UAE to work at the JW Marriott Dubai as director of operations.

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He said: “I believe that this is going to be an exciting and fun journey, with an amazingly talented team made up of diverse nationalities all of who are focused on the goal we have for the Courtyard by Marriott brand, ‘Make Room For A Little Fun’.”