(Abu Dhabi, 6 January 2022) - Shangri-La and Traders Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi, officially announces the appointment of Rafat Kazi as Director of Marketing and Communications. Rafat is a passionate hospitality professional with extensive experience amassed through multiple brand communications posts across diverse sectors, which include hospitality, lifestyle, fashion, real estate, and retail. Her past assignments in the hospitality industry include The Luxury Collection, Sheraton, JW Marriott, St. Regis, W Hotels, Radisson Blu, Park Inn, and Hyatt Hotels. She has played a vital role in the success of 6 pre-opening properties globally.
In her newest role as Director of Marketing and Communications for Shangri-La and Traders Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi, Rafat will spearhead the execution of innovative and efficient marketing strategies that help amplify the Shangri-La brand, resonating with both domestic and international audiences.
About Shangri-La Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi:
Nestled between a pristine 1-kilometre-long private beach and lush gardens, the Shangri-La Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi is an oasis tucked away in the heart of the Emirates. With a host of award-winning dining venues scattered across the property, Shangri-La Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi, has swiftly become a culinary destination within the city.
The hotel is renowned for its unique dining experiences, serving up an enthralling culinary journey across a popular restaurants and bars from the acclaimed Sofra BLD to Shangri-La’s signature Shang Palace. Sofra BLD offers an extensive choice of dishes for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Multiple live cooking stations allow guests to interact with chefs and choose from a wide range of authentic Arabic, Asian and international dishes. At Shangri-La’s signature restaurant Shang Palace, experience authentic Cantonese and Szechuan cuisine in a traditional setting. Enjoy further variety at Vietnamese restaurant Hoi An. Fuelled by an entirely Vietnamese kitchen, Hoi An offers a mesmerising blend of authentic and complex flavours from the land of the blue dragon. Unwind at Al Hanah Bar with a spectacular twilight dinner, relax on the balcony while drinking in magnificent sunsets or hold a leisurely conversation at the adjacent Cigar Lounge. Meet and socialize at the comfortable Lobby Lounge or soak up the sun with a specialty cocktail at The Pool Bar & Restaurant.
Shangri-La, an iconic flagship brand of the Shangri-La Group, puts heartfelt service at the core of its distinctive Asian hospitality experience. Through imaginative and nature-inspired design, delightful culinary and cultural experiences, and its authentic and thoughtful service, the brand enables guests to realise their own moments of Shangri-La.
Today, the brand experience is brought to life in over 90 deluxe hotels and resorts at destinations around the world, including Australia, Canada, Mainland China, Hong Kong SAR and Taiwan, Fiji, France, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Mauritius, Mongolia, Myanmar, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Sultanate of Oman, Thailand, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom.
Shangri-La Circle is a transformation of Shangri-La Group’s award-winning Golden Circle loyalty programme - a new contemporary Asian travel lifestyle platform built on the idea that life is meant to be fun, limitless and full of possibilities. Shangri-La Circle offers members a world of enhanced benefits at every point of their journey at over 100 Shangri-La, Kerry, JEN and Traders properties worldwide, along with the Group’s portfolio of restaurants, wellness facilities and family experiences. Specific details of these new benefits and enhancements can be found here.
To enrol as a member or stay up to date with the latest Shangri-La Circle announcements and offers, visit https://www.shangri-la.com, connect with us on Instagram, Facebook, Weibo and WeChat, or simply download the Shangri-La mobile app here