One&Only The Palm appoints new general manager

One&Only The Palm appoints new general manager

Emanuela Setterberg Di Vivo joins the resort from One&Only Resorts’ global office

Kerzner International Holdings Limited, the owner of the One&Only Resorts, has announced the appointment of Emanuela Setterberg Di Vivo as the new general manager of Dubai’s One&Only The Palm.

Emanuela joins the resort from One&Only Resorts’ global office, where she was vice president of Operations for almost six years. She oversaw the One&Only portfolio and drove success across numerous metrics, including brand service standards, quality, employee engagement, revenue and new openings.

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Emanuela said, “I am delighted to be joining such an iconic property in Dubai and look forward to bringing over 25 years of managerial knowledge and operational experience from around the world. 

"It's an honour to be transitioning into one of One&Only’s flagship properties and leading the incredible team who have played a crucial role in creating history for the brand and for the city.


“One&Only The Palm is unquestionably rapidly developing into the focal point of Dubai’s diverse appeal as a global tourism destination and in line with the recent announcement of Stay by Yannick Alléno being awarded two  Michelin stars in Dubai’s inaugural Michelin Guide, I look forward to continuing One&Only The Palms legacy, reaching new heights together with the team.”

Prior to joining the One&Only brand, Emanuela was general manager of Hotel Bel-Air, Dorchester Collection in California, managing director of Rosewood Castiglion del Bosco in Tuscany, Italy, and part of the opening team for Bulgari Hotels & Resorts in Milan, Italy.

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