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Husam Malki appointed General Manager of Anantara Downtown Dubai Hotel

The newly opened Anantara Downtown Dubai Hotel has appointed Husam Malki as General Manager. Husam takes on the role after a move from Banana Island Resort Doha by Anantara, overseeing the day-to-day operations of the city’s bustling property.

“I am delighted to begin this new chapter of my career with Anantara. The hotel is in a fantastic location and I look forward to leading the team through the challenges of a bustling city center property. I am confident that we can offer the high standards of hospitality that Anantara is known for, at this new address,” says Husam.

A dazzling professional career

Jordanian national Husam brings over two decades of experience in luxury hospitality. He began his career in front of the house, impressing management with his dedication to customer service before becoming Executive Assistant Manager of Rotana Hotels in Erbil, Iraq. From there, roles in Dubai and Salalah followed and Husam’s career progressed.

Husam gained valuable industry knowledge working with leading hotel groups including Accor, Hyatt, Marriott and Starwood before joining Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas in 2014. His first role with the brand of luxe was Resident Manager at Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara, then he was invited to lead the opening of another Minor Hotels property, Souk Al Wakra Hotel by Tivoli in Doha, Qatar.

In 2019, Malki became General Manager of Banana Island Resort Doha by Anantara, where he was responsible for creating key business strategies for the hotel, as well as increasing the visibility of the offshore property for international clients. During this time, he also retained the position of General Manager at Souk Al Wakra by Tivoli in Doha, Qatar.

Anantara Downtown Dubai Hotel Overview

The Anantara Downtown Dubai Hotel has just opened in Business Bay, a 20-minute drive from Dubai International Airport. 252 rooms and suites overlook Dubai’s impressive cityscape and remarkable views of Burj Khalifa. Five distinctive restaurants, a temperature-controlled outdoor pool, state-of-the-art fitness center, and tranquil Anantara Spa are available to guests and visitors.

Under Husam’s expert leadership, the hotel is set to become an icon in the Downtown Dubai landscape, and guests will experience attentive hospitality just minutes from The Dubai Mall, The Dubai Fountain and The Dubai Mall. other famous destinations nearby.