Anoop Dhondoo has been appointed the cluster general manager of Novotel & ibis World Trade Centre and ibis One Central, Dubai.
Dhondoo, an experienced hotelier, has worked for some of the world’s leading hotel brands. He kick-started his career as a hotelier in 1998 in various front and back of house roles in luxury hotels in Mauritius and the UK. By 2010, Dhondoo had been appointed the hotel manager of the five-star Pullman Bali Legian Nirwana, where he played a key role in keeping the property amongst the top five hotels on TripAdvisor for the year 2011.
In 2012, he went on to serve as the general manager of Ibis Jakarta Tamarin. He was responsible for all operational output. During this stint, Dhondoo implemented a strong innovative sales and marketing strategy that resulted in an increase in bookings that significantly influenced the GOP.
In 2019, Dhondoo took on the role of complex hotel manager for ibis World Trade Centre and ibis One Central and in 2020, he is now the cluster general manager of Dubai’s Novotel & ibis World Trade Centre and ibis One Central, which are situated in the centre of Dubai’s financial and commercial districts.
During these challenging times, Dhondoo will use his experience to drive results. He has already been successful in implementing the Accor ALLSafe initiative in partnership with AXA Insurance, across the hotels to ensure the safety and comfort of guests.