Wyndham Dubai Marina appoints new hotel manager

Calbet will be in charge of all the operations across the property at operational and control levels of all 486 rooms

Agusti Calbet hails from Barcelona, Spain.
Agusti Calbet hails from Barcelona, Spain.

Agusti Calbet, a hospitality professional, has been appointed as hotel manager for Wyndham Hotel Dubai Marina.

Calbet joins with more than 15 years of experience in the hospitality industry, including nine years at The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, three years with Spanish Chain BlueBay hotels, and two years with Armada BlueBay Hotel.

Calbet will be in charge of all the operations across the property at operational and control levels of all 486 rooms.

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Originally from Barcelona, Calbet first moved to UAE in 2014, where he started working as general manager for Armada BlueBay Hotel for two years.

He, then joined PlanB Solutions as country general manager where he managed operations, business development and increased profitability. He also launched Elite Club; a loyalty programme in the Middle East.

Commenting on the appointment, Calbet said: “My main goal is to develop Wyndham Dubai Marina into the best four-star hotel in Dubai by guest satisfaction rankings and reposition the property as a first choice for a hotel in Dubai Marina for international travelers and Dubai residents.”

 

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