W Dubai – The Palm Resort Management Team

W Dubai – The Palm is a new and exciting hotel resort located at the West Crescent of Palm Jumeirah islands and which will open on March 2018. This is another exciting resort which offers a luxurious escape for residents. The management team are ready to carry on the W Hotels brand which is part of Marriott International Inc.

The resort also offers an interesting service, a “W” mantra of Whatever/Whenever where they provide their guests whatever they want, whenever they want it. This is a fascinating service and would be something worth experiencing hopefully soon when we’ll have a chance to visit and stay in this hotel resort.


THE PALM JUMEIRAH, DUBAI, UAE, October 2017 – Set to shake up the global gateway of Dubai, on the iconic Palm Jumeirah; W Dubai – The Palm will be led by General Manager, Anne Scott. Premiering in 2018, the first W Escape will disrupt the idea of traditional luxury by offering guests no comprise to having it all.

W Hotel The Palm Dubai Management
Front Row: Rosemarie Domdom (Director of Marketing), Nicola Bean (Director of Talent)
Second Row: Deborah Micouris (Director of Spa), Sergio Fernandez (Executive Assistant Manager – Rooms), Anne Scott (General Manager), Santhosh Nair (Director of Finance), Daniel Nuss (Executive Chef), Natalie Litowtschik (Director of Sales)
Third Row: Kenny Yen (Director of Style), Brendan McCormack (Executive Assistant Manager – B+F), Gregory Sta Maria (Chief Engineer), Wira Slingerland (Director of Revenue)

Anne Scott joined W Dubai – The Palm after eight years in Asia Pacific, where she held the role of General Manager at the St. Regis Kuala Lumpur Hotel & Residences, St. Regis Sanya Yalong Bay, The Andaman, a Luxury Collection Resort and Le Meridien Chiang Rai Resort. She was the first female that held General Manager posts across three luxury Brands of the former Starwood Hotels & Resorts and brings with her 25 years of hospitality experience. Anne’s efforts in Asia earned her the designation of “Asia’s Leading Woman in Hospitality” 2011 from the Women in Leadership Forum, as well as Starwood President’s Award 2012 for “Outstanding Team” on the launch of a coral nursery. Prior to Asia, she also held the role Hotel Manager of The Park Tower, Knightsbridge, London – a member of The Luxury Collection.

“As the first foray for Marriott International on Palm Jumeirah and the first W Escape (Resort) in the UAE, I am proud to be the fearless leader of this luxury rebel Brand. The team’s international and eclectic backgrounds, coupled with their passionate lifestyles is electric. I have no doubt that this winning combination will be key to bringing the W Brand to life. W Dubai – The Palm will steal the scene with its innovative design, dynamic programming and limitless style.”, says Anne Scott.

As the opening General Manager, Anne Scott will be tasked with bringing W Hotel’s distinctive blend of contemporary luxury to the iconic Palm Jumeriah and delivering the signature W mantra, Whatever/Whenever® service philosophy, providing guests with whatever they want, whenever they want it. She will also be instrumental in delivering a full calendar of exclusive W Happenings that showcase what’s new and next in design, fashion and music to guests and local trendsetters alike.

Owned by Al Sharq Investments, the iconic W Dubai – The Palm will house 350 sea-facing guest rooms and suites on the West Crescent of Palm Jumeriah. Designed through the W lens, the Escape juxtaposes the man-made geometric skyscrapers with the organic waves of the desert. The Escape’s 6 restaurants and bars, include WET® Deck, the epicentre of the Escape; Torno Subito by global superstar Massimo Bottura – his first venue outside Italy; Akira Back – the adrenaline-fueled Korean culinary master; SoBe – defying the typical rooftop bar with a South Beach vibe and 360 panoramic views from sun down to lights up; LIV – offering everything to “Liv a Little” including a “Bucket List” of once in a lifetime items and W Lounge – for your curated cocktails pre/post dinner.

The hottest ticket in town will be the DND Suites – W’s version of the ultimate cabana. Flaunt your style to your heart’s content with a private event within the three exclusive DND Suites, elevated hideaways adjacent to the WET® Deck where you can be in the middle of the action without being the center of attention.

The first AWAY Spa in the Middle East will help you get your glow on, inside & out. The go-to place for glamour holds 11 treatment rooms, steam room, sauna and hammam. Daringly different treatments will get you ready for your night out.

For more information, please visit: www.wdubaithepalm.com
Sales and Events enquiries: natalie.litowtschik@whotels.com
Employment opportunities: wthepalmcasting@whotels.com