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W Dubai – The Palm names new general manager

W Dubai – The Palm has announced that Peter Katusak-Huzsvar has stepped into the hotel as general manager.

As part of his new role, according to the property, Peter will oversee all aspects of the 349-bedroom hotel, including W Dubai – The Palm’s destination restaurants led by chefs Massimo Bottura and Akira Back.

Peter has previously held roles with the ‘luxury rebel’ brand across three continents. He was the pre-opening General Manager for W Dubai, Al Habtoor City in 2015, a role he moved into after a year and a half as General Manager at the W Guangzhou in China. Prior to this, Peter was General Manager of W St. Petersburg, Russia from 2010-2013 and Director of Operations at the W Doha Hotel and Residences, Qatar, from 2008-2010.

The new GM rejoins the company after two years as the General Manager of Accor’s luxury lifestyle hotel SO/Vienna.


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