Marriott International’s Fadeel Wehbe who was recently appointed as multi-property general manager at Le Méridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre and Le Méridien Fairway has expanded his portfolio of responsibility by taking on an additional four hotels.
Wehbe, who holds a degree in hotel and restaurant management from the University of Denver Colorado, will be taking on additional hotels, Aloft Al Mina, Aloft Dubai Airport, Element Al Mina and Element Dubai Airport with immediate effect.
Currently in charge of the Le Méridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre, which sits across 44,000 sq. ft complex and is home to 17 food & beverage outlets including Warehouse, The Dubliner’s, Yalumba, Kiku, Bounty Beets, Casa Mia and more, Fadeel also looks after the Le Méridien Fairway sister property nearby in Garhoud.
The expansion of hotel responsibilities will see him accountable for a total 1,245 rooms, 29 food and beverage outlets and over 1,200 associates, from more than 48 countries.
Fadeel said “I am delighted to be working with the teams from each of the six Hotels across three brands building on the existing success of these fabulous properties, and the brilliant staff that make them so.”
With a career that spans 30 years, Wehbe has extensive experience in hospitality and has held previous leadership roles at The Ritz-Carlton Hotel and Residences, Fairmont Amman and Accor Hospitality Middle East.