Front office manager, Bab Al Qasr Hotel, Vartan Zakarian

Vartan Zakarian

Abu Dhabi’s Bab Al Qasr Hotel has welcomed Vartan Zakarian onboard as front office manager.

With over a decade of valuable hospitality experience in tow, Zakarian brings extensive communications and operations knowledge to the property.

Throughout his career, he has worked for various hospitality giants, including Starwood Hotels & Resorts in Aspen; Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts in Beirut; and Rotana in Doha.
Zakarian arrived in the UAE in 2011, and since then has held managerial positions at the St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Rosewood Hotel, The H Dubai and The St Regis Dubai.


As front office manager, Zakarian will be responsible for managing the front office operations, actively managing guest satisfaction and customer care, overseeing aspects encompassing strategic planning, brand activation and overseeing the efficiency of internal communications.

Director of protocol, Bab Al Qasr Hotel, Murshed Al Shamsi enthused on Zakarian’s appointment: “It is with great pleasure that we welcome Vartan to the team. Guest satisfaction, seamless operations and innovation have always been a fundamental core focus of our brand, and I am confident that his expertise will drive and enhance Bab Al Qasr’s success in Abu Dhabi’s competitive hospitality market.”