New appointments at Golden Tulip Resort Dana Bay
KSA hotel promotes executive chef and welcomes director of engineering
Golden Tulip Resort Dana Bay, KSA has appointed Ali Salloum as the hotel’s new executive chef, as well as welcoming Qasem Abudyak as the new director of engineering.
Salloum has taken the step up to executive chef from his previous position as executive sous chef, a role that he first took on in October 2010. Having graduated from the Zgorta Institute of Technology in Lebanon with a qualification in hotel management, Salloum first worked in the Le Tourant Hotel in Lebanon as commis chef. Later Salloum moved to Dubai where he joined Jumeirah Emirates Towers as part of the pre-opening team of the Al Nafoorah restaurant, where he stayed for four years.
New director of engineering Qasem Abudyak began his hospitality career in 1997 when he joined the engineering department of the Holiday Inn Mukalla. Abudyak first joined Golden Tulip Hospitality Group in 2004 as engineering manager at Janna Resort & Spa, Ma’en in Jordan before being promoted to regional director of engineering for the MENA Region in Sept 2007.
Abudyak will continue with his responsibilities of regional director of engineering as he begins his new role at the Golden Tulip Resort Dana Bay.
Golden Tulip Resort Dana Bay consist of 251 beach front villas and chalets ranging from one to four bedrooms, and exclusive villas of five bedrooms with a private swimming pools. The resort also offers fully equipped meeting rooms suitable for 12 to 300 guests, while the resort's dining facilities offer a blend of Saudi, oriental and international cuisines.