Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 28 May 2019 – Rabih Zein has been appointed as the General Manager of Fairmont Fujairah Beach Resort. Zein will oversee all aspects of the hotel, which includes providing strategic guidance to achieve Accor’s vision and implementing organisational processes for all divisions to deliver an unrivalled guest experience.
Zein has nearly 20 years of experience in the travel and hospitality industries in the Middle East and Europe, most recently at Radisson Blu Resort Sharjah, Park Inn Radisson Hotel & Residence Duqm and Park Inn Radisson Hotel Nice. Throughout his 10 years as a General Manager, Zein has successfully helmed new hotel openings, reached and exceeded expectations of revenue and won several awards, such as the Rezidor GM Fighter of the Year 2018 and Leading Responsible Business Hotel.
Zein holds a Bachelor degree in Sociology, Marketing and Tourism from France’s Nice University, and a degree in High Performance Financial & Hotel Asset Management from Cornell University School of Hotel Administration in Copenhagen, Denmark.
“Accor Group has a solid reputation with a fine collection of hotels around the world and Fairmont is definitely one of the leading luxury brands in the hospitality market. I look forward to leading the team of Fairmont Fujairah Beach Resort to deliver highly personalised service and support the future growth of Fujairah as a unique tourist destination,” said Zein.
About Fairmont Fujairah Beach Resort
Comprising 181 guest rooms and suites, this luxury sanctuary is Fujairah’s only gallery space resort dedicated to showcasing art pieces from around the globe. Six distinct restaurants await your dining pleasure. Using the finest dishes from around the world, each iconic restaurant offers a gastronomic experience that will leave a lasting impression on your palate. From the hub of Canvas; the resort’s all-day-dining restaurant with multiple interactive food stations, to Arteasan; the ideal spot for a leisurely afternoon spent surrounded by art and an extensive tea menu. Arena Sports Bar & Kitchen is the venue for viewing live matches and sporting action whilst enjoying traditional bar favourites and delicious continental dishes, while The Copper Lobster; the award-wining restaurant for sustainability, boasts the freshest seafood as well as catch-of-the-day dishes in a gastro bar setting. A world away from inner city living, the getaway offers a range of recreational activities for guests of all ages, from motorised and non-motorised water sports at the dive centre, to child-friendly entertainment at the kids’ club. It also boasts over 300 square metres of meeting spaces; unrivalled wedding facilities, Fairmont’s signature Willow Stream Spa and gym by Life Fitness as well as the UAE’s first destination beach club concept, Lava Beach Club with its 840 sq. m. free-form pool tiled to represent flowing lava in vivid hues of orange and yellow.