Dusit International has announced Ahmet Antepli, a Turkish national, as general manager of Dusit Hotel & Suites Doha, which is scheduled for a Q2 of 2017 opening.
Boasting more than 18 years of hospitality experience, Antepli has worked for well-known hotel chains spanning the Middle East and Eastern Europe throughout his career.
Prior to his new position, he served as the general manager at Doubletree by Hilton Dhahran Hotel, Al Khobar in the KSA. He has also worked for Rocco Forte Hotels and Emirates Palace (a Kempinski Hotel) both in Abu Dhabi; Mövenpick Hotels in Doha and Istanbul; and Swissôtel The Bosphorus and Raffles in Turkey.
Antepli holds an MBA degree in General Management for Service Industry, which he acquired from Glion Institute of Higher Education in Switzerland.
Chief operating officer, Dusit International, Lim Boon Kwee enthused on Antepli’s appointment: “We are pleased to have Ahmet joining us. With his solid experience and proven track record, we are confident he will be instrumental in introducing our gracious Thai hospitality to Doha, leading the team through a successful pre-opening phase and beyond.”
The first Dusit branded luxury hotel in the heart of Doha’s diplomatic West Bay district will comprise a luxurious indoor pool and spa facilities, as well as a range of high-end food and beverage concepts.