Dubai, United Arab Emirates – Crowne Plaza Dubai is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Shailesh Kumar as the new Director of Engineering.

Mr. Shailesh Kumar brings over 20 years of outstanding experience in the hospitality industry across hotel projects within the Marriott and the Oberoi group of companies in India. His most recent posting was as Director of Engineering at J.W. Marriott Mumbai Sahar, a 585 room property, the largest of the Marriott properties in India.

Mr. Kumar has been integral in numerous hotel projects from pre-opening, operation through to renovation. Mr. Kumar began his career as an Engineering Technician with The Oberoi’s Trident in Jaipur in 1997 and progressively grew through the ranks to Director of Engineering in 2008 at the Goa Marriott Resort.

With a 20-year career in the hospitality industry; extensive knowledge and experience of renovation and refurbishment, Director of Engineering Mr. Kumar is a key asset to the Crowne Plaza Dubai, which celebrates its twenty-fourth anniversary in May this year.


About Crowne Plaza Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road

The Crowne Plaza is one of Dubai’s most conveniently located hotels on Sheikh Zayed Road, opposite the Dubai World Trade Center and a short trip on the Metro from the Burj Khalifa.  With 568 spacious guest rooms featuring the unique Sleep Advantage system with luxurious ultra-soft bedding and relaxing aromatherapy, and 14 on-site restaurants and bars including the UAE’s first wagamama and Trader Vic’s, guests can look forward to fabulous food and a great night’s sleep.  Business travellers can take advantage of state-of-the-art business facilities, including 15 meeting spaces and a 1,800-capacity ballroom, plus printing services and free wi-fi. Shoppers will enjoy the complimentary shuttle service to Dubai Mall, and can relax and unwind afterwards with a dip in the outdoor pool or a soothing massage in the spa.

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