Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi appoints new hotel manager

Mark Sterner to focus on day-to-day operation of Yas Island hotel

Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi
Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi

Mark Sterner has joined Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi as the property’s new hotel manager, taking over a role previously held by Oliver Bruns.

He arrives at the hotel from Viceroy Maldives, where he had been general manager for the last two years.

In his new role, he will focus on the day to day operation of the hotel, with the aim of introducing products and services that will enhance the guest experience.

“We are delighted to have Mark join the team at this exciting time, with the increase in business for the hotel, in tandem with the new leisure facilities for Yas Island, including Yas Mall, due to open this month, which will further drive the appeal for guests to stay at the hotel,” said Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi general manager at regional vice president Andrew Humphries.

Sterner has previous experience in the UAE, having been assistant food and beverage manager at Burj Al Arab in Dubai between 1999 and 2001.

In his 20 year hospitality career, he has also worked for Rosewood Hotels and Resorts, The Gleneagles Hotel in Scotland

Born in German, he grew up most of his life in Africa and studied at a hotel school in Hannover, Germany.

His predecessor at Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi, Oliver Bruns, is now a hospitality manager at the Abu Dhabi Investment Council.

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