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Rixos the Palm GM, Cenk Unverdi Dishes on the Famed Property

Appointed as the General Manager of Rixos the Palm in Dubai, Cenk Unverdi, has facilitated immeasurable growth and expansion of the brand, along with introducing several services and facilities that has launched the only multi-concept resort of the UAE as the new IT vacation hotspot of Dubai.


Unverdi stated, “Rixos Hotels is one of the fastest growing international hospitality brands in the world and we continue to expand in key existing and new markets, especially in the Middle East with on-going projects in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and other GCC countries. On a day-to-day basis, our key vision is to ensure 100% guest satisfaction, employee happiness and profitability and we are working relentlessly to achieve this vision for both the short and long term.”


Following the stupendous success of the Ultra-all-inclusive concept that allows guests to dine from more than 11 restaurants and bars, enjoy unlimited branded beverages, and relax with the in-house entertainment and outdoor facilities at no extra cost, Unverdi has crafted an effective marketing strategy that revolves around the package, resulting in a massive increase in occupancy rates. Under his seamless management, Rixos the Palm is booming with positive reviews and delighted guests.


Unverdi has pioneered the Rixos experience, introducing an exclusively Turkish for guests. The vast selection of Arabic and Turkish specialties will transport diners straight to food paradise. Additionally, guests can opt for the special group bookings at the ballroom or at the high-end Italian restaurant, L’Olivo, that is set to the backdrop of the Dubai skyline, making it the ultimate, magical experience.


“The charm of Rixos has overseas luxury travellers flocking to the resort during the week while the weekend sees our premise buzzing with the energy of Emirati families and residents of the UAE. Guests appreciate the authentic shisha terraces that offer a magnificent view of Dubai, as well as the private cabanas, Jacuzzis and guest bedrooms, ideal for families.”


The award winning resort has created an exciting destination, combining the unique location with multiple picturesque views, the warm Turkish hospitality, the delicious culinary experience, and the best beach on Palm Jumeriah.


“Our success lies in the attention we give to detail, making Rixos a comfortable boutique destination. We also have the unique ability to attract both families and couples and to satisfy each demographic entirely,” added Unverdi.