Ivan Jovalekic has joined the Park Regis Kris Kin Hotel Dubai as senior business development manager, moving from Abu Dhabi where he spent two years in a similar position at the Insights Management Consultancy representing international hotels and tourist boards in the region.
A Croatian national, Ivan attended university in Belgrade, Serbia graduating with a degree in finance and accounting. He moved to Dubai and entered the hospitality industry with a post at Jumeirah Hotels looking after global and corporate sales, staying for four years and gaining a grounding in revenue management and reservations.
In 2006, he joined the JAL Fujairah Resort & Spa in its pre-opening phase, spending three years growing his expertise to attain the post of leisure sales manager, before moving back to Dubai and the Dusit Princess City Centre Hotel in a similar position.
Welcoming Ivan to the Park Regis Kris Kin Dubai team, General Manager Scott Butcher said his extensive knowledge of both the GCC and international travel sectors would be a key skill in building new business for the hotel.
“At the Park Regis Kris Kin, we aim to achieve a healthy market mix of corporate and leisure business from the GCC, Europe and Asia. Strategic sales promotions, market research, competitor analysis and hotel positioning are all key to success and areas where Ivan’s competence will influence positive results for us,” he said.
About Park Regis Kris Kin Hotel Dubai
Park Regis Kris Kin Hotel Dubai is conveniently located opposite Burjuman Shopping Centre adjacent to the Dubai Metro few minutes’ drive from the airport and within easy reach of the city’s major leisure and business establishments. The 390-room 5-star hotel is the ideal address for both business and leisure travellers enjoying close proximity to Dubai Museum, Spice Souk, Gold Souk and Dubai World Trade Centre. It boasts a range of superb restaurants, a sports bar; rooftop pool, fitness centre, event facilities for up to 220 people and a business centre. Room amenities include Wi-Fi, interactive TV system with 100+ channels, desk and mini-bar, tea- and coffee-making equipment, designer bathrooms and 24-hour room service.
For more information about the hotel visit: http://www.parkregiskriskin.com
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