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Emirates Palace Appoints Noel Massoud as General Manager

September 2005, Abu Dhabi – Kempinski is pleased to announce the appointment of seasoned hotelier Noel Massoud as General Manager of the new UAE and Kempinski flagship, Emirates Palace.

Noel Massoud joins Emirates Palace after eight years as General Manager of the award winning InterContinental Abu Dhabi.

‘I am honoured to be appointed as General Manager of Emirates Palace,’ said Massoud. ‘Since its opening earlier this year, this magnificent property has already been leading the way in creating a new awareness of Abu Dhabi as a destination. My goal is to ensure that Emirates Palace lives up to its potential of bringing a new dimension to the hospitality industry in UAE and the world.’

A Jordanian national, Massoud has over thirty years of hospitality industry experience, eighteen of which as General Manager with the InterContinental hotel group. In addition to his native Arabic language, he is fluent in English, German and French.

Emirates Palace opened in March 2005 operated by Kempinski, Europe’s oldest luxury hotel group.