W Dubai – The Palm gets new general manager

Peter Katusak-Huszvar joins the five-star hotel from Accor

W Dubai – The Palm, F&B

W Dubai – The Palm has announced a new general manager to oversee the popular five-star hotel.

Peter Katusak-Huszvar joins the 349-key hotel after a two-year stint at Accor’s SO/Vienna, where he oversaw the renovation of all the rooms and public spaces.

He has also held senior positions at the Le Méridien Budapest, Hungary, art’otel Budapest, Hungary and Kempinski Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten München, Germany.

Now in Dubai, Katusak will oversee all aspects of the hotel, including its impressive portfolio of F&B venue, including those from chefs Massimo Bottura and Akira Back.

Announcing the news, W Hotels says Katusak-Huszvar is an industry 'disruptor' who embodies the 'vibrant and playful elements of the W brand', having previously been the pre-opening GM for W Dubai, Al Habtoor City in 2015, GM at the W Guangzhou in China and GM at W St. Petersburg, Russia.

The hotel group's statement says he also excels in business development, operations, cost management and F&B operations.

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