Sofitel Dubai The Palm is pleased to announce the appointment
of Bianca Virkus as the new Director of Rooms. Bianca previously held various Rooms Division positions and brings a wealth of experience to the hotelier industry. Originally from Germany, she started her hospitality career as a Front Office Agent in Germany in 2001, after graduating from vocational school for hotel management.
She moved to the United Arab Emirates in 2003 as Revenue Sales Supervisor for JA Resort, Dubai and in the years that followed, Bianca advanced in her career and became the resort’s Director of Front Office in 2012. In 2016 she moved to Abu Dhabi as Director of Front Office and her most recent role was Director of Rooms at Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort, Dubai.
Bianca holds a Hotel Revenue Management Certificate from Cornell University and as an avid believer of teamwork, Bianca attributes her success not just to hard work but also healthy collaborations with her team members and peers.
On her appointment, Bianca Virkus said, “Sofitel Dubai The Palm is on a huge growth trajectory with so much potential in the region. I am proud to be part of a team that strives to bring to life the outstanding experiences and spirit of the Sofitel brand to our guests. As we look towards Q3 2021, I will be focused on driving key activities and ensuring the smooth operation of all services offered at Sofitel Dubai The Palm, budgeting and overall communications”.
“We are very pleased to have Bianca on board with us. Her experience will undoubtedly add value to our operations, and we very much look forward to her contribution”, added Christophe Schnyder, General Manager, Sofitel Dubai The Palm.