Starwood Hotels & Resorts has announced the appointment of seasoned hotelier Shaun Parsons as Complex General Manager, Le Méridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre as well as Le Meridien Fairway. Bringing with him twenty years of knowledge & experience in the hospitality industry, Shaun makes the transition from Le Royal Méridien Abu Dhabi where he served as a General Manager during the opportune phase of the 5-star property’s refurbishment of its guest rooms, public areas and extensive F&B operations.
After 15 years with Hyatt Hotels & Resorts in the Asia Pacific region, Shaun joined Starwood Hotels & Resorts as a Complex Executive Assistant Manager – Food & Beverage and then Complex Hotel Manager at the Mina Seyahi Complex comprising of Le Méridien Mina Seyahi Beach Resort and Marina and The Westin Dubai which opened in 2008.
“Dubai is the undisputed hub of high-end hospitality within the Middle East region and I am delighted to be in a hotel that is constantly evolving with the changing times while retaining its true essence. Le Méridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre has recently undergone an expansion of guest rooms and state of the art conference & banquet facilities repositioning it as a MICE Destination; moreover the hotel boasts of the most diverse and varied F&B outlets. I eagerly look forward to working with the dynamic team of associates towards a greater guest experience,” said Shaun.
Shaun’s extensive F&B experience as well as his passion for innovation, creativity and uniqueness promises to be a game changer in the growing Dubai luxury hotel market.
A graduate from Australia’s Victoria University of Technology, Shaun is married with three children, and enjoys traveling and the occasional game of tennis.