Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Deira Creek, welcomes new general manager

He replaces former Hotelier Middle East Awards winner Maria Tullberg.

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Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Deira Creek, has appointed Jan Hanak as the hotel’s new general manager.

He replaces former Hotelier Middle East Awards winner Maria Tullberg who left her post as general manager at Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Deira Creek in May 2018.

Prior to his new post, the Czech national was the cluster general manager of the Radisson Blu Hotel, Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport and the Park Inn by Radisson Pulkovo Airport St. Petersburg.

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Beginning his hospitality career in 1998, Hanak worked various front office positions at the Radisson SAS Alcron Hotel, Prague, before joining the Radisson SAS Portman Hotel in London. There, he was revenue manager from 2005 until 2008 before progressing to executive assistant manager in 2009.

Hanak then took on the role of general manager of the Radisson Blu Hotel Belfast in 2009. In 2011 he became the city general manager of Belfast for the Radisson Hotel Group, managing the same Radisson Blu Hotel as well as the Park Inn by Radisson Belfast.

He also oversaw a successful renovation project at the 842-room Park Inn Sheremetyevo Airport Moscow.

Hanak will also take over the renovation process at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Deira Creek. The hotel’s nine-month project ended earlier this year, transforming all 288 rooms and the façade and restoring the historic property on the Dubai Creek.

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