UK: Jumeirah Group has appointed Renato Moretto as general manager of Grosvenor House Apartments by Jumeirah Living.
Moretto has 39 years' experience in the hospitality sector,
having worked in hotels around the world. He joins Jumeirah from Al
Bandary Hotel Management in Qatar, where he was group director of
operations, supervising the development of seven properties.
He was previously pre-opening GM at Nungwi Resort & Spa on Zanzibar in Tanzania, a five-star all-suite beachfront resort in the Indian Ocean, before which he was re-opening GM at the Regency Hotel and Convention Centre in Kuwait.
His previous experience includes senior positions at the Sonesta Pharaoh Beach Resort in Egypt, the Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort on St. Maarten in the Netherlands Antilles and the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham. His earlier career included assignments with Sonesta in Egypt, at the Jebel Ali Golf Resort & Spa in the UAE, with the Cliff Bay Resort Hotel in Portugal and the Holiday Inn in Muscat, Oman. He started his career with Intercontinental Hotel Group.
Jumeirah regional vice president Europe Doris Greif said: "Taking on the management of the 130 luxury serviced residences that make up Grosvenor House Apartments is a perfect challenge for an experienced hotelier like Renato. The performance of the hotel has grown from year to year and I know he will build on this success to deliver an even more compelling proposition to our guests and business partners around the world."
Grosvenor House Apartments by Jumeirah Living is a sponsor of the 2015 Serviced Apartment Summit and will be hosting the pre-conference coctail reception.