Rooms division manager, The Retreat Palm Dubai MGallery by Sofitel, Francesco Pompilio

Francesco Pompilio

Francesco Pompilio has been named The Retreat Palm Dubai MGallery by Sofitel’s new rooms division manager.

Pompilio assumes his new position with 16 years of hospitality industry experience, the majority of which was spent with InterContinental Hotels Group.

In 2010 he worked as the front office manager of Intercontinental Abu Dhabi and later moved to Holiday Inn Abu Dhabi as rooms division manager.


Prior to joining The Retreat Palm Dubai MGallery by Sofitel, he worked as the acting executive assistant manager in charge of operations at dusitD2 kenz hotel in Dubai.

As rooms division manager, Pompilio will take charge of streamlining the department’s operations by working closely with front office, reservations, recreation, housekeeping, engineering and security. He will work to ensure high standards of service and top-quality guest experience at the property.

General manager, The Retreat Palm Dubai MGallery by Sofitel, Samir Arora declared: “We are happy to have Francesco on board. Guest satisfaction is our top priority and we are confident that his extensive experience in various hospitality roles is a clear match for this requirement. He has the support of the entire team.”

Meanwhile, Pompilio said: “I am thrilled to join The Retreat Palm Dubai MGallery by Sofitel and be part of the first holistic well-being resort in the region. I look forward to working together with the team to establish the hotel as a landmark destination in Dubai.”