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Sofitel Dubai Jumeirah Beach announces the appointment of Antoine M. Lhuguenot as General Manager

Antoine M. Lhuguenot has been appointed as the new General Manager of Sofitel Dubai Jumeirah Beach, a 5-star luxury hotel located in the très chic heart of Dubai Marina, Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR), “The Walk” promenade and the new low-rise beachfront leisure and retail destination “The Beach”.

Bringing with him more than 30 years of extensive hotelier and General Manager experience, Antoine M. Lhuguenot is focused on translating the brand vision, while promoting quality service and driving revenue for the property. Antoine M. Lhuguenot stated: “Sofitel Dubai Jumeirah Beach is playing a key part in attracting business, leisure travelers and large MICE groups alike, to Dubai. The hotel will continue to focus on delivering a personalised “cousu main” service; the art of anticipating and understanding the needs of our guests. In addition to this we will be introducing creative ways to enhance visitors’ experiences. Dubai’s growing prominence on the world hospitality and tourism stage, and the ever-changing needs of today’s travelers require flexibility, attentiveness and a tailor-made approach.”

Born in France in 1961, Antoine holds a diploma in Hotel and Catering Management, Paris and a certification in Hotel Strategic Management from Cornell University, New York. A loyal member of the Accor group for more than 25 years, he has held General Manager roles in other Accor properties in Northern Ireland, Middle East, Latin America and Asia.

Prior to his move to Dubai, Antoine M. Lhuguenot managed Sofitel Plaza Hanoi in Vietnam where he lead the hotel to receive many international awards including being listed as one of the Top 25 hotels of Conde Nast Traveller’s Southeast Asia list.

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