Harun Dursun previously worked at Mandarin Oriental and Hyatt Hotels
Jumeirah Group has announced Harun Dursun as managing director of the hotly anticipated upcoming Jumeirah Marsa Al Arab.
With a background in luxury hospitality spanning more than 20 years, Dursun will oversee all aspects of the new luxury lifestyle resort, which includes wellness and leisure destinations, a super yacht marina, residences and several dining outlets. The hotel will also features a new concept comprising four restaurants in one.
Conceived by avant-garde architect Shaun Killa, all of Jumeirah Marsa Al Arab’s rooms offer panoramic views of the Arabian Gulf.
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Jumeirah Group COO Thomas B Meier said: “We are delighted to have Harun Dursun on board as managing director of Jumeirah Marsa Al Arab. The destination is a key addition to Jumeirah Group’s growing portfolio of exceptional luxury hotels, resorts and residences, and we're confident that his expertise in delivering operational excellence and unmatched guest experiences will bring a dynamism well suited to Jumeirah Marsa Al Arab.”
Dursun has built a reputation in the industry for consistent delivery of exceptional guest satisfaction scores and leading Revenue Generating Index ratings. Recognised for his strategic delivery of brand and vision, Dursun also brings a wealth of experience in luxury hotel and restaurant pre-openings.
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Commenting on his role, Dursun said: “I am delighted to lead the team at Jumeirah Marsa Al Arab and feel privileged to be part of such a significant new chapter for the group.
"The iconic destination will mark a new era for Jumeirah Hotels and Resorts and set new standards for ultra-luxury hospitality. I look forward to embarking on this exciting journey and to delivering truly unforgettable guest experiences.”
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