General manager, Radisson Blu Hotel Dubai Downtown, Kosta Kourotsidis

Kosta Kourotsidis has joined Radisson Blu Hotel Dubai Downtown as its new general manager.

He joined the Rezidor Hotel Group in March 2000 and has been part of several hotel operations in Europe before moving to the region where he opened new or managed existing properties in the Middle East and North Africa.

Kourotsidis, who spent 16 years with Rezidor, was part of the Rezidor General Manager fast track programme, moving around several hotels sharing his expertise and assisting teams in opening new properties until he moved to Radisson Blu Tripoli, Libya. He then moved to Fujairah, in the UAE and most recently Radisson Blu Martinez Hotel Beirut as general manager.

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Born in Germany but originally from Greece, Kourotsidis was educated at Cornell University and holds a certificate in Hotel Revenue Management.

He is fluent in English, German and Greek.