JA Resorts & Hotels has announced the appointment of Thomas Grundner as group director of sales and marketing.
Grundner joins JA Resorts & Hotels from Millennium where he was vice president of sales and marketing.
With more than 20 years of expertise in the hospitality and leisure industry – across international markets including Germany, Egypt and Spain – Grundner has also previously worked for Jumeirah and Meydan Hospitality.
David Thomson, chief operating officer, JA Resorts & Hotels, said: “It give me great pleasure to welcome Thomas to the JA family to help drive the brand forward.
“He comes to this role with global expertise in hospitality and a wealth of experience in the United Arab Emirates.
“His experience in the development of international leisure and regional corporate markets, will be invaluable in ensuring our portfolio of properties are the first choice for both international leisure and business travellers.”
In his new position, Grundner will oversee all sales, marketing and revenue efforts as the company continues to build on its key growth and development strategies and further cultivate its unique blend of ‘Heartfelt Hospitality’ and ‘Casual Luxury’.
Grundner added: “JA Hotels & Resorts has a unique portfolio of luxury hotels, resorts and leisure operations across the United Arab Emirates, the Maldives and the Seychelles and with their brand promise to provide an environment which captures the generous spirit of ‘Heartfelt Hospitality’ and ‘Casual Luxury’ I am looking forward to be part of such a great team and build the brand moving forward.”