Khalidia Palace Hotel Dubai appoints general manager

Khalidia Palace Hotel Dubai appoints general manager

GM Mohammed Iqbal will head up new leadership team

Khalidia Palace Hotel Dubai by Mourouj Gloria has announced the appointment of seasoned hotelier Mohammed Iqbal as general manager.

Gearing up for the hotel's opening in December 2023, Iqbal has assembled a team of seasoned professionals for the property’s leadership team. 

The new appointments include: Rahim Muhammad Iqbal as director of finance; Genu Nair as rooms division manager; Rula Khulaif as director of sales; Amal Falouh as talent acquisition and learning development manager; Guha Priya as executive housekeeper; Asela Dias as chief engineer; Ibrahim Mohamed as F&B manager, and Mian Muhammad Imran as executive chef. 

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Over the course of his career, Mohammed Iqbal has played a crucial role in the successful launch and evolution of several prominent hotels within the GCC region, including Crown, Four Points by Sheraton, Khalidia Hotel Apartments, Mourouj Hotel Apartments, Ramada, Gloria Hotel Suites and Park Plaza Hotel. 

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With a keen strategic vision and unwavering commitment, Iqbal has been instrumental in guiding these establishments to not only meet but often exceed, the benchmarks of the industry, say his new employees.


Discussing his appointment and that of his team, Mohammed Iqbal said: “As we prepare for the official launch of this luxurious new property in Dubai’s Deira district, our dedication to delivering an unmatched hospitality experience is at the forefront of our efforts. 

"My journey with Khalidia Palace has taught me that the soul of any great hotel is its team. Collectively, we’re looking forward to welcoming future guests to the property for a truly remarkable experience.” 

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