Newly-opened Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi gets new GM
Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi, the emirate's newly-opened five-star hotel, has appointed Kamal Chaoui as its new general manager. A French national. Chaoui began and spent 16 years of his hotel career with Hyatt International Corporation and worked his way through the hotel group's hierarchy across hotels in North Africa, Asia, South America and Australia, before becoming area GM for Banyan Tree Hotels and Resorts in Thailand. He subsequently joined InterContinental Hotels Group as regional GM for Indonesia and GM for InterContinental Bali Resort, InterContinental Adelaide, and Grand InterContinental Seoul and InterContinental Coex. His most recent position was with the Address Hotel Dubai Mall.