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Scott (centre) with the rest of the W Dubai - The Palm team

New GM named for upcoming W Dubai - The Palm

DUBAI, October 17, 2017

Anne Scott has been named the general manager of the upcoming W Dubai – The Palm, which is set to shake up the global gateway of Dubai, on the iconic Palm Jumeirah, in 2018.

Scott joins W Dubai – The Palm after eight years in Asia Pacific, where she held the role of general manager at the St. Regis Kuala Lumpur Hotel & Residences, St. Regis Sanya Yalong Bay, The Andaman, a Luxury Collection Resort and Le Meridien Chiang Rai Resort. She was the first female to hold general manager posts across three luxury brands of the former Starwood Hotels & Resorts and brings with her 25 years of hospitality experience.  Anne’s efforts in Asia earned her the designation of “Asia’s Leading Woman in Hospitality” 2011 from the Women in Leadership Forum, as well as Starwood President’s Award 2012 for “Outstanding Team” on the launch of a coral nursery.  Prior to Asia, she also held the role hotel manager of The Park Tower, Knightsbridge, London – a member of The Luxury Collection.

“As the first foray for Marriott International on Palm Jumeirah and the first W Escape (Resort) in the UAE, I am proud to be the fearless leader of this luxury rebel Brand.  The team’s international and eclectic backgrounds, coupled with their passionate lifestyles, is electric.  I have no doubt that this winning combination will be key to bringing the W Brand to life. W Dubai – The Palm will steal the scene with its innovative design, dynamic programming and limitless style,” said Scott.

As the opening general manager, Scott will be tasked with bringing W Hotel’s distinctive blend of contemporary luxury to the iconic Palm Jumeriah and delivering the signature W mantra, Whatever/Whenever service philosophy, providing guests with whatever they want, whenever they want it. She will also be instrumental in delivering a full calendar of exclusive W Happenings that showcase what’s new and next in design, fashion and music to guests and local trendsetters alike.

Owned by Al Sharq Investments, the iconic W Dubai – The Palm will house 350 sea-facing guest rooms and suites on the West Crescent of Palm Jumeriah. Designed through the W lens, the Escape juxtaposes the man-made geometric skyscrapers with the organic waves of the desert. The Escape’s six restaurants and bars, include Wet Deck, the epicentre of the Escape; Torno Subito by global superstar Massimo Bottura - his first venue outside Italy; Akira Back – the adrenaline-fueled Korean culinary master; SoBe - defying the typical rooftop bar with a South Beach vibe and 360 panoramic views from sun down to lights up; LIV – offering everything to “Liv a Little” including a “Bucket List” of once in a lifetime items and W Lounge – for your curated cocktails pre/post dinner.

The hottest ticket in town will be the DND Suites - W’s version of the ultimate cabana. Guests can host a private event within the three exclusive DND Suites, elevated hideaways adjacent to the Wet Deck where they can be in the middle of the action without being the center of attention.  

The first Away Spa in the Middle East will help guests get their glow on, inside and out. The go-to place for glamour holds 11 treatment rooms, steam room, sauna and hammam. - TradeArabia News Service




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