Van Dijk brings 18 years of experience to the team, having worked within numerous divisions of hospitality across several countries. Throughout his journey with the Swissôtel brand, which started in 2006, Van Dijk initially gained essential insights across its European-based properties. His subsequent move to Swissôtel The Bosphorus, Istanbul, paved the way for his current role at Swissôtel Al Ghurair.
In his current position, Van Dijk will be responsible for the properties’ overall performance, operations and strategic direction, while delivering exceptional results. In keeping with the Swissôtel philosophy, Van Dijk also advocates sustainable processes to decrease the ecological footprint of the property.
“As a longstanding member of the Swissôtel family, my overarching mission is to translate the central philosophy of Swissness to guests,” commented Van Dijk.