Q: What about the U.S.? His next big lodging event, […] Jumeirah operates a portfolio of 19 hotels and resorts, including the flagship Burj Al Arab Jumeirah. Are you satisfied with how things are going? You can build a new hotel anywhere, but is that truly an experience? He has a wealth of experience with more than 35 years’ experience in the international luxury hospitality sector, including 27 years with Four Seasons. A: We have 24 hotels and 11 under construction. Mr. Silva brings more than 35 years’ experience in the hospitality industry, including almost 25 years with Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts. It's a question of opportunity. The Jumeirah Group has rolled out its new Remote Work offer, enabling visitors to have a hassle-free business and outdoor lifestyle experience in Dubai. Mr. Silva brings over 35 years' experience in the hospitality industry, including almost 25 years with Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts. By: Rafah Nehmeh. I am honoured to have been appointed and fully committed to leading the business and the brand into its next level of growth. Jumeirah has transformed the way luxury is defined, exemplified by its iconic property, the Burj Al Arab. It already has a two-Michelin-starred restaurant called L'Olivo and a Michelin-starred beach club. Having placed destination dining at the heart of its mission statement over the past few years, Jumeirah CEO Jose Silva says it is reaping the benefits, with its new restaurants significantly improving the company’s revenue from F&B. This is an unusual luxury hotelier, says Girlahead, in that he is so into food, serious food from haute cuisine to casual comfort food, that he could be said to be a restaurateur who also runs properties with beds. See the full leadership team at Craft. A: We haven't decided that yet. The global head of Hilton's luxury soft brand discusses making life changes and building a new brand during a pandemic. So we started saying we will stand for what the brand always was. But to compete in the best three or best five in New York, it's not easy to get that building. José Silva, above, is CEO of Dubai-based Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts. In terms of strategy, Jumeirah Group will continue to own properties and grow through acquisition as well as hotel management agreements. Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts. Jose Silva, Chief Executive Officer, Jumeirah, said: “I have always admired Jumeirah for its “dare to be different” culture and its forward-looking vision. Q: Aren't those very hard markets to enter? In Miami you want to compete at least in the best three, because it's not as deep as New York. Silva is renowned for the repositioning of some of the best hotels in the world including the iconic Four Seasons George V Paris. Last year I appointed [the Michelin Guide's former international director] Michael Ellis as chief culinary officer. 01 Jul 2018. Q: You've been with Jumeirah more than a year now. Hear him now on MARY GOSTELOW GIRLAHEA… José Silva joined Jumeirah as Chief Executive Officer in March 2018. Jose Silva, chief executive for Jumeirah Group, commented: “We are delighted with the success of our properties at the World Travel Awards. Jumeirah Hotels and Resorts is a world-leading luxury hotel group. Jumeirah, the global luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, today announced the appointment of Jose Silva as the new Chief Executive Officer. Jumeirah, the global luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, today announced the appointment of Jose Silva as the new Chief Executive Officer. It's one thing to say it. Having started with a strong local footprint, today more than 50 per cent of Jumeirah’s portfolio, including pipeline schemes, is international. See the full leadership team at Craft. Join Us. Jose Silva: All eyes are on Jumeirah's new CEO. All Rights Reserved. Hear him now on MARY GOSTELOW GIRLAHEA… From 2005 to 2014, he was General Manager at the Four Seasons Hotel Geneva, Hôtel des Bergues in Geneva, Switzerland. We'd love to be in New York. In mid-January 2018, José Silva became CEO at Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts. DUBAI: Jose Silva, CEO of the Jumeirah Group, is a hotelier, restaurateur, tourism expert and an authority on luxury lifestyles. As Regional Vice President, he successfully led the most prestigious portfolio of the Four Seasons Collection elevating both product and guests experiences to the highest level. Image used for illustrative purpose. It will open in May. Host Agency Reviews' latest report based on data from its annual income survey sheds light on who the average advisor is. 00:17:35 - Jose Silva, CEO of Jumeirah, is a lifetime foodie who happens also to run a luxury hotel group in many lands. Since it launched two decades ago, Jumeirah Group has had a resounding impact on the global hospitality market. The brand is moving fast for our scale. José Silva, CEO of Jumeirah Group, commented: “Capri Palace is one of Europe’s most recognised and well-respected hotels, with a global reputation and following. The lasting relevance of Butch Stewart's views on agents and consumers. To us, the beach club is extremely important because in this area of lifestyle, social dining, social gathering, people go to restaurants to be in the crowd, to see and be seen. One of just four Jumeirah Living properties across the globe, this serviced residence’s arrival is a significant addition to Dubai’s impressive hospitality scene. Jumeirah Group's Chief Executive Officer is Jose Silva. Are the recent relaxations of visa restrictions likely to impact Dubai’s tourism industry? Is it something that enriches, really, your traveling experience? Silva also was general manager of the acclaimed Hotel George V in Paris. And thirdly ... in a very bold way I said we will be the best brand for destination dining. January 18,2018 0. So I think we have done that already. One of four Jumeirah Living properties across the globe, the property caters to guests seeking extended-stay and serviced-living options. Jose Silva, CEO of Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts has recently confirmed his company will open a new ultra-luxury hotel in Paris. Second, what did it stand for? But he does not see any of these roles as his primary focus. There are 25 properties under development including St. Petersburg, Russia; Bali, Indonesia; Muscat Bay, Oman; Aqaba, Jordan; and multiple locations in China. Jumeirah Hotels and Resorts is a world-leading luxury hotel group. Join Travel Weekly for an overview of the province Québec. I'm glad to say that we are on schedule. A: We keep on watching for opportunities in the U.S. (Note: Jumeirah did operate the Essex House in New York for a few years before the hotel's Dubai-based owners sold it; it was converted to a JW Marriott in 2012.) Silva was previously a regional vice president at Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, overseeing France, Switzerland, Spain and Portugal. But the former Four Seasons executive says he is the man for the job Jose Silva. Silva is renowned for the repositioning of some of the best hotels in the world including the iconic Four Seasons George V Paris. Other executives include Ellen Dubois du Bellay, Chief Human Resources Officer; Florence Dubois, Chief Brand and Communications Officer and 3 others. Now we are impatiently awaiting costs, designs. The group currently has 18 properties in the pipeline, six of which are slated to open in the Middle East. But I guess it's going to be the next best opportunity for us. Are the recent relaxations of visa restrictions likely to impact Dubai’s tourism industry? I think Capri Palace does exactly that. In his last role, he “This new kind of tourism presents an exciting opportunity for the hospitality sector to engage with a wider audience, one that is expected to grow in the post-pandemic world, as more people choose to do business outside of the traditional office environment,” Jose Silva, CEO of Jumeirah … Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts. Silva was awarded ‘Hotelier of the Year’ by Virtuoso, the leading luxury travel agencies network and, during his tenure, the Four Seasons George V was awarded 5 Michelin stars, still the most Michelin starred Palace in Europe and Americas. He noted that late last year Jumeirah joined with Henderson Park to acquire the Westin Vendome in Paris which is expected to open as Jumeirah Hotel in 2022. Long a power player at home in Dubai, and with an expanding footprint in Asia, new chief executive Jose Silva believes food can help make its hotels a preferred choice for luxury travelers. Luxury editor Jeri Clausing talked with CEO Jose Silva about his vision for the brand. It's closed and being completely refurbished. The group also opened its first property in Bahrain — Jumeirah Royal Saray Bahrain — in February this year, and further expansion into new markets, is planned, Silva tells Hotelier . There are ways to seek Paycheck Protection Program loan forgiveness if you weren't able to hire back staff. Jumeirah has announced the appointment of Jose Silva as the new chief executive of the company. Q: And when might we hear of other new projects? José Silva joined Jumeirah as Chief Executive Officer in March 2018. Today, the company is continuing to expand beyond its Middle Eastern roots, with projects that include the renovation of the Carlton London and the recent acquisition of Italy's iconic Capri Palace. Dubai, UAE, 17 January 2017: Jumeirah, the global luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, today announced the appointment of Jose Silva as the new Chief Executive Officer.. Mr. Silva brings over 35 years’ experience in the hospitality industry, including almost 25 … Silva brings over 35 years’ experience in the hospitality industry, including almost 25 years with Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts. That address, that building, that investment. Led by visionary luxury hotelier Jose Silva, CEO Jumeirah Group, has been not only tackling the challenges but also identifying the opportunities which the Covid-19 pandemic has been presenting the world of luxury hospitality.Since his tenure, Jumeirah Hotels is on a secure pathway to a leading positioning, similarly to what Emirates Airline represents for the global aviation. Jumeirah Group's Chief Executive Officer is Jose Silva. Now we have six restaurants with either celebrity chefs or Michelin-star chefs. Chief Executive Officer: Jose Silva Established: 1997. I am honoured to have been appointed and fully committed to leading the business and the brand into its next level of growth. When you're at 24 and you're opening 11, you need a lot of talent to do this. Jose Silva, CEO of Jumeirah Group Arabian Business: why we're going behind a paywall For all the latest travel news from the UAE and Gulf countries, follow us on Twitter and Linkedin , like us on Facebook and subscribe to our YouTube page, which is updated daily. 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Jumeirah Group has partnered with London-based Embody Fitness to launch a lifestyle and wellness destination called the J Club at Dubai’s Jumeirah Beach Hotel. See Jose Silva's compensation, career history, education, & memberships. The group also opened its first property in Bahrain — Jumeirah Royal Saray Bahrain — in February this year, and further expansion into new markets, is planned, Silva tells Hotelier Middle East. DUBAI: Jose Silva, CEO of the Jumeirah Group, is a hotelier, restaurateur, tourism expert and an authority on luxury lifestyles. Q: How do you pick your target properties? The group also opened its first property in Bahrain — Jumeirah Royal Saray Bahrain — in February this year, and further expansion into new markets, is planned, Silva tells Hotelier Middle East. It's another to actually do it. Silva is renowned for the repositioning of some of the best hotels in the world including the iconic Four Seasons George V Paris. For instance, what is it that drew you to the Capri Palace? Mr. Silva … Does it have an anchor in the local community? Jose Silva, Chief Executive Officer, Jumeirah, said: “I have always admired Jumeirah for its “dare to be different” culture and its forward-looking vision. Latest openings: Buxton Crescent, … But we did find quite a bit of opportunity. Q: How much do you plan to spend on upgrades at the Capri Palace? Love to be in L.A. Fauci says it's possible, In-room Covid-19 testing is a hotel amenity on the rise in the new year, Jumeirah's Jose Silva on expanding beyond the Middle East, Los Cabos Tourism's Rodrigo Esponda on how the destination is welcoming travelers, Cruise Planners' Vicky Garcia on an initiative to tap into clients' travel desires, Salt Hotels' David Bowd on why hotels were a summer getaway for the drive market, Beyond Green Travel's Costas Christ on the importance of sustainability to hotels. Having placed destination dining at the heart of its mission statement over the past few years, Jumeirah CEO Jose Silva says it is reaping the benefits, with its new restaurants significantly improving the company’s revenue from F&B. He brings a wealth of experience with more than 35 years’ in international luxury hospitality, including 27 years with Four Seasons. Silva was previously a regional vice president at Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, overseeing France, Switzerland, Spain and Portugal. Jumeirah Group has debuted its new landmark serviced residence, Jumeirah Living Marina Gate, at Dubai Marina. M Restaurants announces eight finalists for Young Chef of the Year competition . So that was already a given. Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts . 26. Jose Silva, CEO, Jumeirah Group: Interview. Silva brings over 35 years’ experience in the hospitality industry, … DUBAI: Jose Silva, CEO of the Jumeirah Group, is a hotelier, restaurateur, tourism expert and an authority on luxury lifestyles. Join our LinkedIn group and hear the latest news, advice and get exclusive updates. We invite you to join us for this LIVE... https://www.travelweekly.com/On-The-Record/Jose-Silva-Jumeirah-Hotel-Group. Jumeirah, Dubai’s government-owned hotel group, said on Wednesday it had appointed Jose Silva as the new company’s new chief executive. Jose Silva, CEO of the Jumeirah Group speaks to Arab News about his company's plans for the future. Copyright © 2021 Northstar Travel Media, LLC. It needs to be available. “This new kind of tourism presents an exciting opportunity for the hospitality sector to engage with a wider audience, one that is expected to grow in the post-pandemic world, as more people choose to do business outside of the traditional office environment,” Jose Silva, CEO of Jumeirah … The Jumeirah Group has rolled out its new Remote Work offer, enabling visitors to have a hassle-free business and outdoor lifestyle experience in Dubai. The 2021 edition of the USTOA Business Resource is a comprehensive guide to the industry’s most prestigious and reputable tour... Say goodbye to 2020 and ALOHA to the Hawaii Loves Travel Advisors Virtual Expo! Jumeirah has transformed the way luxury is defined, exemplified by its iconic property, the Burj Al … The first thing that we wanted to do was go global as a brand. Anyone who is anyone in Capri, whether you are staying on a megayacht or at the hotel, you want to have lunch at the beach club. ... We want to add a few more suites and a restaurant with a celebrity architect who is still going to protect what that vintage building is. Jumeirah, the global luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, announced the appointment of Jose Silva as the new chief executive officer. However, Mr Silva said overseas expansion will not come at the expense of the group’s UAE presence and every five years it will start planning another major new project. We knew that Jumeirah is a darling brand in Dubai, a darling brand of the Middle East, probably the only luxury hotel brand from the Middle East, with, of course, the Burj Al Arab. JOSE SILVA: Easing visa restrictions is a form of deregulation and is expected to increase passenger traffic and provide new opportunities for the industry. From 2000 to 2005, he was General Manager at the Four Seasons Hotel Lisbon (Ritz) in Lisbon, Portugal after being Hotel Manager at the same hotel for 3 years, from 1997 to 2000. We did find Capri this year. What's new about it? And we just announced the acquisition of the Capri Palace. So architecture was always going to be central to what we do. Jumeirah Group / Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts | 463,477 من المتابعين على LinkedIn. In 2018, Jumeirah entered a phase of accelerated growth under the leadership of its new CEO, José Silva. https://artmedia.ae/en/2018/jose-silva-is-the-new-ceo-of-jumeirah Twenty years ago this month, Jumeirah Hotel Group ushered in a new era of luxury with the opening of the sail-shaped, ultraextravagant Burj Al Arab, which has become synonymous with modern Dubai. It's a really important market for us, obviously, as it is for anyone. Dubai, UAE, 17, January 2018: Jumeirah, the global luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, today announced the appointment of Jose Silva as the new Chief Executive Officer. José Silva José Silva joined Jumeirah as Chief Executive Officer in March 2018. Tags Hotels, Openings, London, Jumeirah and Jumeirah Carlton Tower. Jose Silva has big shoes to fill as he embarks on the company's ambitious plans to grow its global portfolio of luxury - and affordable - hotels. We're investing 100 million pounds in the Carlton London. He brings a wealth of experience with more than 35 years’ in international luxury hospitality, including 27 years with Four Seasons. View in online reader. Jose Silva Chief executive officer, Jumeirah Group . In a market like New York you have to be happy to compete with the best five. Jumeirah has seen unparalleled success in Dubai and regionally, and will build upon this expertise as it expands internationally. UAE: Dubai Tourism Interview . So the question was, could Jumeirah go global, be a serious player in the international luxury space? A: I hope that by midyear next year we can make another important announcement. Does it have character? To mix with the local community. Interview: Jose Silva. Other executives include Ellen Dubois du Bellay, Chief Human Resources Officer; Florence Dubois, Chief Brand and Communications Officer and 3 others. 100 Lighting Way Secaucus, NJ 07094-3626 USA Telephone: (201) 902-2000, Bonjour Québec: It’s Vibrant Cities and Culture. Text size +-Interview: Jose Silva . Love to be in Miami. José Silva (Chief Executive Officer) Nicolas Bellaton (President - Global Operations) Stuart Dickie (Chief Financial Officer) Parent: Dubai Holding: Website : www.jumeirah.com: The Jumeirah Group was created in 1997 and joined the Dubai Holding in 2004. José Silva, the new CEO of Jumeirah Group, has a focused and ambitious vision for the future of UAE s home-grown hospitality company - Business, People, Executive Interviews, Operators, Jumeirah Group, Jose Silva So the brand is going strong globally. It can't represent Burj Al Arab to the world. Share: Jumeirah, the global luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, announced the appointment of Jose Silva as the new chief executive officer. A: Everyone is talking about the experience of traveling or the economy of experiences that are worth more than goods. Since it launched two decades ago, Jumeirah Group has had a resounding impact on the global hospitality market. 00:17:35 - Jose Silva, CEO of Jumeirah, is a lifetime foodie who happens also to run a luxury hotel group in many lands. Silva also was general manager of the acclaimed Hotel George V in Paris. https://www.hosco.com/en/company/jumeirah/corporate/jose-silva Jumeirah has transformed the way that luxury is defined as exemplified by its flagship hotel, Burj Al Arab Jumeirah. Jumeirah, Dubai’s government-owned hotel group, said on Wednesday it had appointed Jose Silva as the new company’s new chief executive. Professional golfer Rory McIlroy was the company's global ambassador from 2007 to 2012. https://artmedia.ae/en/2018/jose-silva-is-the-new-ceo-of-jumeirah Jose Silva is Chief Executive Officer at Jumeirah Group LLC. https://www.travelweekly.com/On-The-Record/Jose-Silva-Jumeirah-Hotel-Group It's important for the brand to be present in lifestyle environments and environments that are community anchored, ... to have a personality of being local. Recommended Articles. José Silva, chief executive of the Dubai-based Jumeirah Group, described the renovation of the hotel at "a significant investment" which will "contribute greatly to the repositioning of Jumeirah globally". Anything on the horizon there? But he does not see any of these roles as his primary focus. Jumeirah, the global luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, has announced the appointment of Jose Silva as the new Chief Executive Officer. Hotel giant Jumeirah has witnessed a 3% yearly increase in its revenue per available room (RevPAR), according to group CEO Jose Silva. There was also criticism about the lack of thanks to the staff for their service, particularly from Jumeirah's chief executive José Silva and president of brand operations Pedro Deakin. Jose Silva; Jumeirah Living; Dubai Marina; UAE: Jumeirah Group has opened its landmark serviced residence, Jumeirah Living Marina Gate, at Dubai Marina. 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CEO Jose Silva confirmed to CPP-LUXURY.COM before the pandemic that Dubai Holding (owner entity of Jumeirah Group) had approved a USD 90 million budget for the much needed renovation of the Burj Al Arab, but to be executed after the DUBAI EXPO, which has been postponed for … Led by visionary luxury hotelier Jose Silva, CEO Jumeirah Group, has been not only tackling the challenges but also identifying the opportunities which the Covid-19 pandemic has been presenting the world of luxury hospitality.Since his tenure, Jumeirah Hotels is on a secure pathway to a leading positioning, similarly to what Emirates Airline represents for the global aviation. Jose Silva understands what today’s new-look luxury requires. Tomorrow, for instance, sees the opening of the Jumeirah Arrivals Lounge at the airport. JOSE SILVA. A: It's almost two years. A: They are difficult if you want to compete within the best three or five properties. Jumeirah CEO Jose Silva said he expects further growth with the addition of new hotels, including a new, 400-room luxury property next to the Jumeirah Beach Hotel, which is itself expected to reopen in October 15 this year. I think we can say that we are taking off globally. Silva brings over 35 years’ experience in the hospitality industry, including almost 25 years with Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts. We made further investments in the Maldives. INTERVIEW: Jumeirah Group CEO Jose Silva explains leisure group’s plans in the ‘bucket list’ age. JOSE SILVA: Easing visa restrictions is a form of deregulation and is expected to increase passenger traffic and provide new opportunities for the industry. The urbane Silva has had the top job at Dubai’s flagship leisure group for just over a year, and has already brought a new style to the organization . In Dubai we were always very high-end design. Jumeirah Hotels and Resorts is a well-established luxury hotel company, which has had a distinct impact on the global hospitality market for the past two decades. Jose Silva is Jumeirah’s new CEO.