Aloft Palm Jumeirah appoints new general manager

Neleem Arif will oversee the offerings of the hotel, and supervising operations of all departments and the Aloft Palm Jumeirah team

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Aloft Palm Jumeirah has appointed Neleem Arif as its new general manager.

Arif will oversee the offerings of the hotel, and supervise operations of all departments and the Aloft Palm Jumeirah team.

Arif brings years of expertise from Marriott International having worked across Marriott properties in the United Kingdom and United Arab Emirates, including Leicester Marriott Hotel, JW Marriott, Marriott Al Forsan and Courtyard by Marriott.

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His career began in 2003 when he worked as a management graduate at the JW Marriott Hotel, Dubai for three years. He was then promoted to the restaurant and bar manager, where he stayed for two years.

After the UAE, Arif moved briefly to the United Kingdom in January 2010 where he was appointed director of operations at the Northampton Marriott Hotel. After his first year as the director of operations, the revenue growth of the hotel increased by 9.2%, making it the highest year on year sales growth in the north of the UK that year. 

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