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138852 10 Oct 2018

New General Manager Appointment for Mercure Dubai Barsha Heights

Naseer Thodi bringing more than 20 years experience within the hospitality industry.

Mercure Dubai Barsha Heights Hotel Suites & Apartments has announced the appointment of the new General Manager, Naseer Thodi.

With more than 20 years’ experience in various management roles within the hospitality industry, Naseer Thodi has extensive knowledge of what it takes to run a successful property in the Middle East, having been responsible for all aspects of operations throughout his career. In his more recent roles, he has provided leadership and strategic planning and counsel to all departments within leading international 5-star hospitality chains.

Naseer has extensive experience working in the Saudi Arabian market having worked at a senior level in four properties in the country and also completed roles in Bahrain and India. He has been integral in pre-opening team set-ups and also has overseen the smooth-running of various operations to ensure maximum revenues are generated for all stakeholders.

Priding himself on achieving hotel targets; balancing profitability, employee and guest satisfaction, Naseer will be responsible for all aspects of operations at Mercure Dubai Barsha Heights Hotel Suites & Apartments and will provide leadership and strategic planning to all departments in support of the service culture. He will be looking to maximize operations and guest satisfaction whilst working very closely with the owner and other stakeholders as the property continues to undergo an extensive refurbishment as the largest Mercure in the world.

Holding a Masters in Hospitality Management from Cornell University, Naseer also has a Green Belt in Six Sigma, is a certified group trainer and speaks five languages -including Arabic and Hindi.



Mercure Dubai Barsha Heights Hotel Suites & Apartments is located on Sheikh Zayed Road. With 1,015 rooms comprising of modern hotel suites and one/two bedroom deluxe apartments, it is the largest Mercure property in the AccorHotels group’s global network.

The hotel is within close proximity to major business and leisure attractions including Dubai Media City, Internet City, Mall of the Emirates, Emirates Golf Club and Knowledge Village. Facilities include an all-day dining restaurant with a shisha lounge, one specialty restaurants, lobby lounge, sports bar, Pulse fitness centre, kids club, spa and outdoor swimming pool. Corporate clientele can enjoy more than 400 square metres of flexible meeting room facilities across the 40th and 41st floors.

Visit www.mercure.com for more information.