Steigenberger Hotel Business Bay, Dubai has promoted Stephen Meredith to the position of general manager.
Meredith previously worked as the executive assistant manager of the property and played a significant role in establishing and strengthening Steigenberger Hotel Business Bay’s operational departments. He additionally led the concept creation and launch of The Backyard, an urban space at the hotel featuring a food truck and a resident DJ.
With 26 years of experience in the hospitality and F&B departments, Meredith has represented numerous international brands across Africa, Europe, the Middle East and South East Asia throughout his career.
Some of his most notable career roles include that of F&B manager for the Cascades Hotel in Sun City, where he was also in charge of the Lost City Convention Centre; director of F&B at the Convention Centre at Madinat Jumeirah Group and Jumeirah Hospitality, Dubai; F&B director at InterContinental Hotels Group, Bangkok; and director of F&B at the Fairmont Bab Al Bahr, Abu Dhabi.
He commented on his promotion: “I am delighted to take up the position of general manager of this incredibly sophisticated hotel, with its unique outlets, exceptional standards of German hospitality, and prime position within the Business Bay area. I look forward to leading the team into 2017 and to continue to raise the bar as one of the leading hotels of Dubai.”