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Management team for Waldorf Astoria Doha West Bay is announced

The management team for the Waldorf Astoria Doha West Bay has been appointed. The pre-opening team for the opulent hotel, scheduled to open in 2023, will be managed by a group of senior hospitality specialists assembled by Hilton with extensive experience.

With over 40 years of experience in the hospitality industry, Andreas Jersabeck, General Manager of the Waldorf Astoria Doha West Bay, has worked with some of the most prestigious Hilton brands in the UK, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East, including the renowned London Hilton on Park Lane, The Trafalgar London, Hilton Doha, Hilton Imperial Dubrovnik, Conrad Istanbul Bosphorus, Tokyo Bay Hilton, and Conrad Dubai. The Waldorf Astoria Doha West Bay staff will benefit from Andreas’ strategic vision implementation and his enthusiasm for premium service. Andreas is a true global hotelier.

Joost H.P.E. Folkers, director of operations, delivers strategic skills from a perspective of creativity, innovation, and crisis management. The Resorts of Hawaii, Maldives, and the Philippines to W San Francisco, Nikki Beach Worldwide, and a private member’s club in Hong Kong, Joost is a Dutch national and lifelong expat who has impressive experience spanning over 5 continents. He is currently working to conceptualize a seamless guest journey through the hotel’s food & beverage venues, the four-story spa, wellness activities, and external experiences.

Ewoud Roosjen, a native of the Netherlands who now serves as Commercial Director, is a seasoned hospitality executive and a valuable addition to the staff at Waldorf Astoria Doha West Bay. He built and maintained a global network of influential people in the travel industry while working at the Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam, which enabled him to make the future hotel launch a milestone in the GCC and one of the best luxury hotels in the world.

The Executive Committee is strengthened by a group of passionate hospitality workers and eminent industry specialists who will guarantee that guests receive the most opulent service possible. Elias J. Ajaka and Sirena Di Martino, who both bring a lot of expertise via their knowledge of luxury lifestyle and food & entertainment standards, are appointed as directors of finance and human resources, respectively. They are both driven by motivation and zeal.

German Executive Chef Thomas Jakobi has more than 30 years of culinary expertise in prestigious 5-star hotels in Asia, Europe, and the Middle East, including, to name a few, the Hilton Tokyo, Six Senses in Thailand, and Hideaway Zighy Bay in Oman.  Thomas will infuse the hotel’s hospitality with innovation, creativity, and vigor. His goal is to make the Waldorf Astoria Doha West Bay a must-visit location in Qatar’s culinary landscape by ensuring that each dining concept has its own distinct personality. ‘Quintessence’, which for Chef Thomas represents thoughtful consumption through the use of seasonal, sustainable, and local ingredients, may be used to sum up both his cooking philosophy and approach.

Giuseppe Soccio, who has been named Director of Food & Drink, is a highly experienced professional with more than 17 years of experience in the field. In Italy and the GCC, he has established a reputation for producing outstanding outcomes for a variety of famous hotel chains, including The Ritz Carlton and Four Seasons, as well as hospitality organizations like Zuma and Nammos, winning numerous awards in the process. Giuseppe will utilize his skills and knowledge to improve the dining experience for customers with his meticulous attention to detail and capacity for team leadership and motivation.

Nazley Mohamed, who serves as the spa’s director, has an impressive background and more than 20 years of experience in the thriving wellness sector. Her professional history includes noteworthy employment with prestigious companies like Mandarin Oriental and Anantara as well as significant properties like The Chedi Muscat and Emirates Palace Abu Dhabi. She is a capable, results-driven leader who is ready to oversee the opening of the Waldorf Astoria Spa with a ground-breaking wellness journey that combines tradition and cutting-edge technology to produce a singular and exceptional experience that raises the bar for the sector.

“We are delighted to welcome this highly competent and talented team to the Waldorf Astoria family,” said Andreas Jersabeck, General Manager of Waldorf Astoria Doha West Bay. “Their expertise and passion will enable us to provide the highest levels of service to our guests and establish ourselves as a leading luxury hotel in Qatar.”

The Waldorf Astoria Doha West Bay will provide breathtaking views of the Arabian Gulf and bring an aspirational New York state of mind to the area. It is a new, contemporary reflection of the illustrious legacy of the Waldorf Astoria New York. The hotel’s 283 opulent guest rooms and suites, 50 opulent apartments, remarkable roster of world renowned dining establishments, state-of-the-art wellness center, and sumptuous 4-story spa elevate Qatar to the status of a premier culinary and wellness destination.

Source- Travel daily

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