Category Archives: Movements

Nicholas A Rana is the new Director of Sales and Marketing at Marriott Abu Dhabi

Nicholas A. Rana

Rana started his career in the sales discipline at the Copenhagen Marriott Hotel in 2003. Marriott Hotel Downtown Abu Dhabi will be his fifth hotel opening with Marriott across five different countries and three distinct Marriott brands. Nicholas will be responsible for Sales & Marketing for both properties and in seeing through the launch of the first Marriott Hotel in the capital.

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Andrew Dickson has taken over as Director of Operations at Marriott Abu Dhabi.

Andrew Dickson

Andrew Dickson has over 15 years’ experience in the hospitality industry and joined Marriott in 2008, where he was appointed Director of Operations at Wailea Beach Resort & Spa in Maui, Hawaii. His previous appointments include the role of Resident Manager in 2009 at JW Marriott in Phuket, followed by Director of Operations at the London Marriott Grosvenor Square and then appointed to General Manager in 2013 at Sprowston Manor Marriott Hotel & Country Club in the UK. In his new role as Director of Operations, Dickson will be overseeing the entire operational team to ensure a successful opening of the first Marriott Hotel in the capital.

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Marriott Hotel and Marriott Executive Apartments Downtown Abu Dhabi appoints David Lance as GM

David Lance_GM

David Lance has been appointed General Manager of the Marriott Hotel and Marriott Executive Apartments Downtown Abu Dhabi. Lance has over two decades of international experience. Prior to this role, Lance was General Manager of Marriott Executive Apartments, Sukhumvit Park in Bangkok, Thailand. Since joining, he has been focused on pulling together a highly skilled and experienced management team to launch and eventually operate these new properties.

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