Nathalie Cockayne was General Manager at Melia Desert Palm, a member of the prestigious Melia Collection. Under her leadership, the hotel repositioned itself from a 4-star to a 5-star property. The hotel also joined the newly launched Melia Collection, a handpicked collection of luxury hotels within Melia Hotels International that embody an independent spirit and unmistakable sense of place.
With more than 22 years of experience in the luxury hotel sector on a global scale in Miami Beach, London, Beijing, Hong Kong, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, and Doha, Nathalie has successfully held leadership positions at some of the most prestigious luxury hotels in the world.
Nathalie holds a Bachelor of Business degree in Hotel Management from the Australian International Hotel School in Canberra, Australia. Her expertise, combined with her passion for the industry, has helped to bring Melia Desert Palm to the forefront of luxury hotels in the UAE.