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Marriott Hotel Downtown Abu Dhabi Welcomes Katrin Herz as Multi Property General Manager

Katrin Herz brings over 20 years of experience in luxury hotels.

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 5th January, 2021: Marriott Hotel Downtown and Marriott Executive Apartments Downtown Abu Dhabi announce the appointment of Katrin Herz as the new Multi Property General Manager. With over 20 years of luxury hotel experience, Katrin Herz is all set to spearhead the team at the dynamic business hotel located in the heart of the capital city of Abu Dhabi.

A multilingual, Katrin worked her way up the ranks from the Housekeeping department at Hotel Arts, Barcelona (Spain) to lending her skills in key managerial positions of hotel operational departments with The Ritz Carlton inWolfsburg (Germany), Key Biscayne (Miami) Lisbon (Portugal), Moscow (Russia), Dubai (UAE) and has most recently served as General Manager of the Al Bustan Palace, a Ritz Carlton Hotel, Muscat (Oman), from 2015 until 2020.

Her inspirational, approachable and result driven work ethic has won her "General Manager of the Year Award -2019" and also conferred her as one of the "Top 30 women in the Hotel Industry" by recognized industry publications.

Commenting on her appointment, Katrin says, "I am absolutely delighted to back in the UAE. Marriott Downtown Abu Dhabi has been synonymous with its thriving food and beverage culture, exciting promotions, fun brunches, exceptional service and stunning guestrooms. I am looking forward to being part of the team and assist in its growth as the most sought after business hotel and executive apartments in the city."

"The Abu Dhabi Culture and Tourism Authority do an excellent job as they showcase the city's latest cultural and leisure attractions, greatly influencing increased awareness of Abu Dhabi among international travel markets. We hope to work closely with them to welcome business and leisure travelers."

A mother to two children, Katrin loves spending quality time with her family and satiates her passion to travel whenever time permits.

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About Marriott Downtown Abu Dhabi

Opened in September 2016, Marriott Hotel Downtown Abu Dhabi is centrally located in the heart of the capital, only 5 minutes from Khalifa University and 25 minutes from Abu Dhabi International Airport. The hotel offers 315 spacious guest rooms and suites, a variety of restaurants and bars, and 21 flexible meeting rooms. Sophisticated style and innovative functionality make it not just a hotel, but a destination of choice to Travel Brilliantly.

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About Marriott Hotels

With more than 500 hotels and resorts in over 50 countries around the world, Marriott Hotels is evolving travel through every aspect of the guest's stay, enabling the next generation to Travel Brilliantly. Boldly transforming itself for mobile and global travelers who blend work and play, Marriott leads the industry with innovations, including the Greatroom lobby and Mobile Guest Services that elevates styleand design and technology. All Marriott hotels participate in the award winning Marriott Rewards frequent travel program that allows members to earn hotel points or airline miles for every dollar spent during each stay. For more information, visit www.MarriottHotels.com.