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Hotelier Middle East and the Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Waterfront present the first in a series of video diaries with the cluster general manager, David Allan.

In a series of videos, the first of which we shared as a teaser last month, Allan will reveal different parts of the hotel as it continues its fit-out, introduce us to members of his hotel team, and share what it's like for a general manager during pre-opening.

Allan was recently appointed as cluster general manager, taking the lead for pre-opening of the two five-star properties located in Business Bay: the 432 bedroom Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Waterfront and the Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Canal View.

Born in Scotland, Allan started his career with Carlson Rezidor at Radisson Blu Hotel, Glasgow, progressing from F&B manager to the role of deputy general manager. He is now on his fifth general manager appointment.

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