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37419 29 Jun 2022

Rixos Premium Dubai, Announce New Director of Operations and New Manager of Food and Beverage

The award-winning hotel has promoted Daniyar Zeidullayev to the position of Director of Operations, and Yilmaz Ates has become the new Food & Beverage Manager

Dubai, UAE (29 June 2022):Award winning hotel, Rixos Premium Dubai announced a round of promotions in recognition of talent within its teams. Daniyar Zeidullayev is promoted to the newDirector of Operations and Yilmaz Ates to the position ofFood Beverage Managerfor Rixos Premium Dubai takes on the responsibility of being Accors Front of the House Alchemist.

These promotions further demonstrate the hotels commitment to the development of talent in the hospitality industry and offering tools to accelerate career progression.

With a vast experience of over 15 years in Front Office operations,Daniyar Zeidullayevpreviously worked with several Rixos brands such as Rixos Premium Bodrum in Turkey, Rixos Fuela Davos Switzerland, Rixos The Land of The Legends Turkey, Rixos The Palm Dubai Hotel and Suites and Rixos President Astana Kazakhstan. Having been in Rixos Premium Dubai Hotel since its pre-opening in 2017, Daniyar has played a key role joining. He consistently demonstrates strategic and exceptional leadership skills to ensure that the hotel operations run smoothly and effectively.

In his new role, Daniyar will be responsible for handling Outsourced FB, organising the Front Office and Concierge Management, along with overseeing Guest Relations Management and the Spa. Further to this, he will expand his responsibilities in housekeeping operations.

Yilmaz Ateshas been an integral part of the Food and Beverage team at Rixos Premium Dubai for the last four years where he has led the front of house Food Beverage operation and comes with 13 years experience in the industry. He joined Rixos Premium Dubai in August 2018 as an Outlet Manager. Prior to this he was working with Rixos The Palm Dubai Hotel and Suites as an Assistant Outlet Manager.Before making the moveto Dubai, he also hasextensiveexperience working in various FB roles and supporting management in Rixos Premium Gcek in Turkey.

Yilmaz, who is now the new Food Beverage Manager, will also assume the responsibility of the Front of the House Alchemist for Accor UAE-based brands likeRaffles, Fairmount, Sofitel, White Label, Banyan Tree, and of course Rixos. Hewill bringextra value, innovation,and high service standards for Accor brands.He is held in very high regard throughout the company for his leadership, organisation, and tireless efforts.

With these recent promotions to the team, Rixos Premium Dubai aims to continue its success as an award-winning hotel.



Established in 2000, Rixos is one of the worlds fastest-growing luxury hotel chains specializing in memorable all-inclusive holidays. At the heart of every Rixos Hotel Resort is a revitalizing wellness spa with an authentic Turkish Hammam, renowned for its unique selection of spa rituals. Each hotel offers a distinctive variety of restaurants and bars, an exciting entertainment schedule and a diverse range of opulently appointed rooms and suites. 

Each Rixos, be it in Turkey, UAE, Russia, Croatia, Switzerland, Egypt serves as genuinely inspiring location to see due to its best-in-class facilities, dining options and entertainment venues. The award-winning Rixos Hotels have received global recognition from distinguished professional bodies including the American Five Star Diamond Award, Conde Nast, World Travel Awards and Trip Advisor. 

Rixos Hotels currently operates four hotels in the United Arab Emirates: Rixos Premium Dubai in JBR Dubai, Rixos The Palm Dubai Hotel Suites in Palm Jumeirah Dubai, Rixos Bab Al Bahr in Ras Al Khaimah and Rixos Premium Saadiyat Island in Abu Dhabi. 


Accor is a world leading hospitality group consisting of more than 5,000 properties and 10,000 food and beverage venues throughout 110 countries. The group has one of the industrys most diverse and fully-integrated hospitality ecosystems encompassing luxury and premium brands, midscale and economy offerings, unique lifestyle concepts, entertainment and nightlife venues, restaurants and bars, branded private residences, shared accommodation properties, concierge services, co-working spaces and more. Accor also boasts an unrivalled portfolio of distinctive brands and approximately 300,000 team members worldwide. Over 65 million members benefit from the companys comprehensive loyalty program ALL - Accor Live Limitless - a daily lifestyle companion that provides access to a wide variety of rewards, services and experiences. Through its Planet 21 Acting Here, Accor Solidarity, RiiSE and ALL Heartist Fund initiatives, the group is focused on driving positive action through business ethics, responsible tourism, environmental sustainability, community engagement, diversity and inclusivity.  Founded in 1967, Accor SA is headquartered in France and publicly listed on the Euronext Paris Stock Exchange (ISIN code: FR0000120404) and on the OTC Market (Ticker: ACRFY) in the United States. For more information visit group.accor.com or follow Accor on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram.