Luxury lifestyle blog launches

Dubai-based PR professional, Manon Isabella has launched a new digital platform under her name, that features topics ranging from fashion and beauty to travel and lifestyle. Previously Director of PR & Communications for lifestyle and travel quarterly, Horizon & Beyond, Isabella aims to communicate her interests and experiences in Dubai through her new personalised blog.

“Starting my blog was a very spontaneous decision, but definitely my best decision of 2016!” says Isabella. “I only work together with brands that I truly believe in and can identify myself with. It is important for me to stay genuine and honest about my personal interests.”

Manuela Meres joins Waldorf Astoria RAK

Manuela Meres has been appointed as Marketing Manager for Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah. Manuela joins the team from the Hilton Dubai Cluster, where she was Assistant Marketing Communication Manager since 2012. Alongside the Marketing Manager, Manuela oversaw the PR, marketing and CSR campaigns for the three Hilton hotels in Dubai – Hilton Dubai Jumeirah Resort, Hilton Dubai The Walk and Hilton Dubai Creek. In her new position, Manuela will be in charge of all marketing campaigns and marketing relating activities.

“Joining Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah is a very important step in my career in hospitality,” says Manuela. “Waldorf Astoria is a dream come true, it’s a legendary brand and the Ras Al Khaimah property truly lives up to its brand heritage. During my five years with Hilton, I have learnt and developed a lot and now feel ready for this new challenge. I am extremely excited to create new Waldorf memories!”