Atlantis, The Palm, Dubai gets new general manager

Max Zanardi will drive the entire operation, overseeing guest rooms and suites at the property

Zanardi who joined the company in 2015 as general manager for One&Only Portonovi in Montenegro, will drive the entire operation, overseeing guest rooms, 24 dining experiences and waterscape attractions.
Gerry Wyder
Zanardi who joined the company in 2015 as general manager for One&Only Portonovi in Montenegro, will drive the entire operation, overseeing guest rooms, 24 dining experiences and waterscape attractions.

Kerzner International Holdings, the owner of Atlantis Resort and Residences, has appointed Max Zanardi as the general manager of Atlantis, The Palm.

Zanardi who joined the company in 2015 as general manager for One&Only Portonovi in Montenegro, will drive the entire operation, overseeing guest rooms and suites as well as over 24 dining experiences and waterscape attractions.

Prior to joining Kerzner, Zanardi worked with Ritz Carlton in a variety of leadership roles. In 2017, he moved to Morocco as managing director for Mazagan Beach & Golf Resort.

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Speaking about Zanardi’s appointment, Philippe Zuber, chief operating officer, Kerzner International, said: “Looking to the future, I am confident Max’s leadership will support Tim and the team to continue to revolutionise Atlantis as the world’s ultimate entertainment resort destination.”

Zanardi will focus on talent development for the resort, and will report directly to Tim Kelly, executive vice president and managing director, Atlantis, The Palm and The Royal Atlantis Resort & Residences.

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