Costas S. Gavriel joins The Grand Millennium Al Wahda in Abu Dhabi as Executive Assistant Manager
Gavriel began his illustrious career as a business development executive at The Kensington Hilton in London, England.
Staying in his home city of London, Costas then moved to The Chesterfield Hotel in Mayfair, part of the Red Carnation Collection, where he was responsible for the conference and events sales.
Gavriel continued his career within the hospitality sector and has held various senior positions in sales and marketing with Radisson Edwardian Hotels, Melia Hotels and Le Meridien Hotels & Resorts both at property and also at regional level.
His first taste of the Middle East was as cluster director of sales and marketing for the Rosewood Hotels which includes the spectacular and ultra luxury Al Faisaliah Hotel designed by Lord Foster, in Riyadh Saudi Arabia.
Prior to joining Grand Millennium Al Wahda in Abu Dhabi, Gavriel was vice president for the travel division at SAB Holdings in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
“I am thrilled to be with Grand Millennium Al Wahda Hotel from its opening, and I very much look forward to working with the team to position and establish this urban luxury hotel as one of the Abu Dhabi’s unique properties,” said Gavriel
A keen sportsman Gavriel can often be found on the ski slopes of Europe and North America, sailing or playing tennis when his work schedule permits. He also has a passion for travel. Gavriel graduated with a BSc (Hons) in International Hotel Management from The University of North London, United Kingdom and is joined in Abu Dhabi by his wife and two young children.