Helen Jacobe has been appointed General Manager of Hilton Ras Al Khaimah Resort & Spa overseeing all commercial and operational aspects of the iconic beachfront property.
Helen is a seasoned hotelier with over 30 years of experience, notably in large food and beverage operations and in leading development projects.
Helen joins the resort hotel following her role as Cluster General Manager of Myanmar overseeing the openings and operations of Hilton Nay Pyi Taw, Hilton Ngapali Resort & Spa and Hilton Mandalay. Her role included establishing Hilton’s first presence in Myanmar including the sales office in Yangon and an award winning vocational training school for the fledgling industry in that country.
Originally from Australia, Helen has worked in Thailand, Singapore, several locations in Indonesia, Malaysia and Japan in addition to Myanmar and was recently honored with the Women in Leadership award for all of APAC.
‘I am excited to be in a new region and particularly in such a well-established property and together with the team and owning company look forward to evolving it further,’ said Helen.
This year Hilton Ras Al Khaimah Resort and Spa has been nominated for the best renovation project of the year for the Middle East Hospitality Awards. The lifestyle concept, far away from the traditional bed and breakfast accommodation selection has revitalized the property, with the introduction of a hundred and fifty one brand new villa rooms, some with private pools and two brand new outlets, namely: “Sol Beach Lounge & Bar” with its absolute beachfront and “Al Maeda” – the slick new contemporary Lebanese restaurant, which differentiates the resort from all other competitors in the market.
About Hilton Ras Al Khaimah Resort & Spa
Located in Ras Al Khaimah, the most pristine of the Emirates, Hilton Ras Al Khaimah Resort & Spa is a luxury family beach resort and spa, sprawled over 1.5 kilometers of private white sandy beaches, providing a leisurely pace of living and offering the perfect destination for a family getaway.
A unique location to experience authentic Arabia, the resort with 475 rooms, suites, and villas provides majestic views of the Arabian Gulf, Hajjar Mountains and miles of excellent beaches close to the Bays of Oman. The serene buildings with traditional design features, has a comprehensive food and beverage offering with 9 eclectic and exotic choices. Specialty restaurants include Brazilian, Italian, and international cuisines, with an attractive children and teens menu. Leisure facilities in the hotel include direct access to 1.5 kilometers of white empty beaches and beach club, spa, water sports centre, fishing and snorkeling activities, swimming pools, walking and jogging tracks, a kids club and teens club and plenty of green open spaces and gardens. Start your Arabian adventure here.
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