General manager, Holiday Inn Abu Dhabi, Robert Clark

Holiday Inn Abu Dhabi has recently announced Robert Clark as the property’s new general manager.

Clark worked with InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) for 17 years, starting his career in his native New Zealand within rooms division and later moving into revenue management.

In 2004, he moved to the UAE, with the next six years being spent with the commercial team as director of revenue for the opening of the IHG Dubai Festival City properties.

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In 2010 he took up an operational post at the InterContinental Al Ain Resort. Following a short break from IHG, Clark rejoined the group as resident manager of InterContinental Doha the City.

Clark said: “The UAE is one of the most dynamic and exciting hotel markets worldwide. I will be looking to leverage my commercial experience along with my local GCC knowledge to build on the significant success the hotel team has already achieved since opening.”