Emaar Hospitality Group has appointed Eliza Artiaga as general manager of Vida Downtown.
With 17 years of experience in the hospitality industry, Artiaga will be responsible for implementing strategies that align with Vida Downtown’s brand image, and service. She will also drive the business strategy for the hotel and manage the overall operations.
Olivier Harnisch, chief executive officer of Emaar Hospitality Group, said: “Vida Downtown is a flagship property under our Vida Hotels and Resorts, the upscale lifestyle hotel brand for the new generation of travellers and entrepreneurs. With its central location in Downtown Dubai, the hotel serves as a social hub for the tech-savvy. Eliza brings a wealth of experience that will help take the property to the next level of growth and make it a preferred destination for trend-setters.”
Eliza Artiaga said: “Vida Downtown celebrates the brand values of Vida Hotels and Resorts, with a focus on embracing warmth, simplicity and creativity in design-led spaces. A lively and vibrant hub where inspiring minds can create, connect and come alive, the property welcomes the new generation of travellers, and we will continue to strengthen its appeal to our guests through our world-class service and amenities.”
Originally from Brazil, Artiaga holds a degree in Hospitality Management and Psychology, from Florida International University in Miami, USA.
Vida Downtown has 156 rooms and amenities that include an open air swimming pool, restaurants and lounges including La Serre Bistro & Boulangerie.