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Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island Resort names general manager

Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island Resort has announced the appointment of Savino Leone as general manager at the hotel.

Savino has an extensive international career, having held previous roles spanning the globe in countries including Japan, Egypt, the UK, Dubai and France. He has been at the helm of several hotel openings.

Savino has more than three years’ experience in leading luxury Jumeirah Group hotels, having originally been appointed in 2017 as the General Manager of Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa in Kuwait.

During his tenure at the property, the hotel retained the number one position in RGI and TripAdvisor. Under his leadership, the team at Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa achieved eleven awards in 2018, including accolades from the World Travel Awards Middle East, Haute Grandeur and Business Traveller Middle East.

An Italian national, with dual French citizenship, Savino speaks fluent English, French and Italian and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Management from Hotel School Lesdiguieres in France.

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