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4850 14 May 2024

New Leadership Team at Paramount Hotel Dubai and DAMAC Hotels & Resorts

Dadirai Mutasa and Akshay Sood join Paramount Hotel Dubai and DAMAC Hotels & Resorts, respectively.

Dubai, UAE, 14th May 2024 – Paramount Hotel Dubai and DAMAC Hotels & Resorts have made significant strides to reinforce their leadership in the hospitality industry by appointing two accomplished hoteliers to pivotal senior roles. This strategic move highlights their enduring commitment to setting new standards of excellence and creativity in Dubai's dynamic hospitality market.


Dadirai Mutasa Joins Paramount Hotel Dubai as Executive Producer, Marketing & Communications

Paramount Hotel Dubai proudly welcomes Dadirai Mutasa as the Executive Producer, Marketing & Communications, overseeing its esteemed portfolio of seven hotels, including Paramount Hotel Dubai, Paramount Hotel Midtown, and Aykon City. With a career spanning over eighteen years, Dadirai brings a wealth of experience and strategic expertise to her new role.

Beginning her journey at Jumeirah Group, Dadirai played a pivotal role in pioneering Jumeirah’s cluster marketing team, overseeing six prestigious hotels and resorts in the UAE. Her expertise extends to digital marketing, PR, brand transformation, and pre-opening projects, with notable contributions at renowned hospitality brands such as Emaar Hospitality, Wyndham Hotels, Accor, and Marriott.

In her role as Director of Marketing at DAMAC Hotels & Resorts, Dadirai has set new standards in luxury hospitality marketing with her strategic approach, elevating the brands she works with and leaving an indelible mark on the industry.

Paramount Hotel Dubai is excited to have Dadirai on board, leading its marketing and communications endeavors with creativity, innovation, and a commitment to excellence.


Akshay Sood Joins DAMAC Hotels & Resorts as Senior Director Commercial - Sales | Revenue | Distribution

DAMAC Hotels & Resorts is pleased to welcome Akshay as the newest addition to its esteemed team, assuming the role of Senior Director Commercial – Sales, Revenue & Distribution. With over 15 years of experience in the commercial sector of the hotel industry, Akshay brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to his new role.

Starting his career at Radisson Edwardian hotels in London, Akshay has held key positions as a revenue leader for renowned hospitality brands such as Emaar, Radisson, Hilton, IHG, and Accor. His approach to commercial strategy focuses on driving sales, optimizing revenue, and enhancing distribution channels, achieving positive results even amidst challenging market conditions.

DAMAC Hotels & Resorts is excited to have Akshay on board, leading commercial efforts with passion, innovation, and a dedication to driving growth and success.

Dadirai Mutasa and Akshay Sood’s appointments underscores DAMAC properties's commitment to excellence, creativity, and innovation in Dubai's dynamic hospitality landscape.


About Paramount Hotel Dubai:

The stage is set, and the red carpet is rolled out to revel in elegance and indulgence at Paramount Hotel Dubai, in true Hollywood style. Conceptualized and created by the creatives, for the creatives, the hotel offers 823 rooms and themed suites, all influenced by the studio’s talent for sophisticated design and creative entertainment. The many dining concepts cater to every taste, in the spirit of California’s eclectic cuisine and cool dining scene. Our supporting cast awaits you: come and be a star.