Emaar Hospitality Group, has appointed hospitality veteran Mark Kirby as the Area General Manager for the Address Hotels + Resorts.
Kirby, who has more than two decades of regional and international experience, will take care of hotel operations of Address Downtown and will oversee Palace Downtown as well as the soon to open Address Fountain Views and Address Sky View.
He was the General Manager of Armani Hotel Dubai for the last four years and was responsible for directing the commercial strategy and the all-round operations of the hotel.
Talking about this, Kirby said, “Our focus will be to continue underlining the positioning of the existing and upcoming hotels under Address Hotels + Resorts.”
Kirby has a bachelor’s in hospitality management from the University of Central England in Birmingham.
Under his leadership, Armani Hotel Dubai clinched several global recognitions, from outstanding design and architecture to exceptional dining and lifestyle facilities in the region. He is actively involved in charity work and fundraising through sports including marathon running.