DUBAI (JUNE 08, 2016) – Hyatt Regency Dubai Creek Heights, the iconic high-rise five-star hotel located in Dubai Healthcare City, is pleased to announce the appointment of Vipin Khattar as General Manager.
Vipin has joined Hyatt Regency Dubai Creek Heights from his recently held position as General Manager of Hyatt Regency Sharm El Sheikh Resort. Vipin’s enthusiasm for people and service has brought him back to Dubai, the hub of a growing hospitality sector, and he aims to raise the standards of Hyatt Regency Dubai Creek Heights to even higher levels.
As General Manager, Vipin Khattar will oversee the strategic and financial performance of the property and he is committed to provide the highest quality of hospitality to each and every guest. He will ensure that the basic principles of Hyatt Regency brand are imbibed at every level; Clever, Energizing and Confident.
Vipin has a wealth of experience gained from sixteen years in the hospitality business. He joined Hyatt Hotels in October 2002 as a Convention Sales Manager in the pre-opening team of Grand Hyatt Dubai. He left Grand Hyatt Dubai in November 2007 as Director - Convention Sales to become a part of the pre-opening team at Atlantis, The Palm, Dubai as Director of Business Development, where he successfully managed one of the largest conference and banqueting facilities in Dubai.
He returned in February 2010 as Director of Sales and Marketing to Hyatt Regency Dubai and Galleria. In May 2011, he transferred back to Grand Hyatt Dubai and was promoted to Area Director of Sales and Marketing later that year. Vipin’s exceptional leadership qualities made way for his appointment as one of the youngest General Managers to be responsible for Hyatt Regency Sharm El Sheikh Resort, Egypt in December 2013.
Commenting on his new appointment, Vipin Khattar said, “I am thrilled to be back in Dubai with Hyatt Regency Dubai Creek Heights. It is the newest Hyatt Regency hotel in the city and is a blend of modern design and local cultural influences. I look forward using my energy to support all colleagues in taking care of guests staying for business or leisure at this impressive property – a property that captures the essence of Dubai.”
Vipin completed his Post Graduation in Hospitality Operations at IHTTI School of Hotel Management in Switzerland and obtained a Bachelor in Hotel Management and Catering Technology degree from the University of Bangalore.
In his spare time, Vipin enjoys a game of tennis or squash and loves to travel. He has visited over 51 countries and mentioned that “Travelling to different places far and wide made me aware of diverse cultures, people and destinations”.