By: Editor In Chief
Sun 1 March,2015

Alexander Schneider
Mr Alexander Schneider as general manager for its Rixos Palm Jumeirah Hotel and Resort in Dubai

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Rixos Hotels and Resorts International has appointed Mr Alexander Schneider as  general manager for its Rixos Palm Jumeirah Hotel and Resort in Dubai.  “I feel very honored to receive the opportunity to lead this essential property of the Rixos group. Rixos The Palm Dubai is clearly one of the most prestigious properties within the Dubai luxury hospitality market. Its exclusive location and the unrivalled views are giving this property a unique signature. Due to Rixos hotels strong and global expansion with new leading properties in important feeder markets we will have the opportunity to further grow this incredible destination.” Mr Schneider said.

Commenting on the new appointment, the group’s CEO Mr Bugra Berberoglu said:”We are pleased to welcome Mr Schneider to be manager of one of our most important hotels…we look forward to developing our services to guests and believe that Mr Schneider is the suitable man to do this job.”

With a long experience in the hospitality industry, Mr Schneider was manager of Abu Dhabi-based Emirates Palace Hotel between 2012 and 2014 and had worked as general manager of Park Plaza Hotel in Bangalore and in senior posts in other hotels.

Mr Schneider is a graduate from the US hospitality institute in New York with an honour degree and is a member of the American chefs association. He speaks German, French and English fluently.


Rixos Hotels, established in 2000, is one of the world’s fastest growing, luxury hotel chains.  Dedicated to offering traditional Turkish hospitality and a unique spa experience in the finest surroundings and luxury ambience, the Antalya based group owns and operates premium resorts & villas including city hotels in key regions as diverse as Turkey, Europe, CIS Countries, North Africa and now the Middle East.

Rixos Hotels with its numerous hotels offering excellence and privileges, serves in Turkey with Rixos Premium Tekirova, Rixos Premium Bodrum, Rixos Premium Belek, Rixos Sungate, Rixos Downtown Antalya, Rixos Beldibi, Rixos Grand Ankara, Rixos Konya, Rixos Taksim İstanbul, Rixos Pera İstanbul, Rixos Eskişehir, Rixos Premium Göcek Suites&Villas, and abroad with Rixos President Astana, Rixos Almaty, Rixos Borovoe, Rixos Khadisha Shymkent, Rixos Quba Azerbaijan, Samaxi Palace Platinum by Rixos, Naftalan Hotel by Rixos, Rixos Borjomi, Rixos Tbilis, Rixos Libertas Dubrovnik, Rixos Al Nasr Tripoli, Rixos Prykaypattya, Rixos The Palm Dubai, Rixos Bab Al Bahr, Rixos Sharm El Sheikh, Rixos Alamein, Rixos Seagate Sharm, Rixos Avenue Sharm, Rixos Krasnaya Polyana Sochi and Rixos Flüela Davos.

Rixos Hotels have developed an innovative guest experience that blends the best of the new and old. Aiming to offer the traditional Turkish hospitality with its 6.500 employees, the group owns very exceptional locations and distinctive concepts. With its fabulous hospitality, tailor made services, rich and gorgeous cuisine, Rixos Hotels has been awarded many times by international authorities like American Five Star Diamond Awards, Conde Nast, Great Hotels of the World and World Travel Awards. Rixos Hotels is prefered by significant travel agencies and tour operators.

Rixos Hotels has set its growing objectives on East and Middle Europe, Mediterranean Coasts, Gulf Region and North Africa with the mission of becoming a leader in luxury accomodation segment by realizing its investments.