The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi appoints new GM

Marwan Fadel, a Lebanese national, brings nearly 20 years of experience in the hospitality industry to his new role

The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi appoints new GM.
The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi appoints new GM.

Marriott International has appointed Marwan Fadel as the general manager of The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi.

To his new role, the Lebanese national, brings nearly 20 years of experience in the hospitality industry across the Middle East.

Fadel first moved to Dubai in 2011 to oversee the development of The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort in Abu Dhabi and was promoted to the role of hotel manager in August 2016.

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Previously, in 2002, Fadel began his career at Sheraton Hotels & Resorts, and was promoted to several senior management roles within the company. Seven years later, he became area director of sales and marketing for Starwood Hotels & Resorts’ Dubai properties.

Commenting on his new appointment, Fadel said: “I feel very privileged and honoured to take up the General Manager position of this iconic resort and as we prepare for the launch of an exciting new destination venue, the first permanent Buddha-Bar Beach worldwide, I look forward to elevating the guest experience for our sophisticated clientele.”

The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort consists six restaurants, an athletics club and Iridium Spa. The five-star property features 376 guest rooms and suites.

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