Jumeirah Group, the Dubai-based luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, has appointed Jonas Malheiro as Vice President of Sales and Marketing- Europe and Americas, and Fergus Stewart as Regional Vice President – Europe, with immediate effect.
Jonas has over 17 years’ experience working in sales and marketing in luxury hospitality and joins Jumeirah from Belmond, where he has held various roles. Most recently as Divisional Director of Sales, EMEA; where he was responsible for managing and implementing the sales and marketing strategy for Belmond’s 16 EMEA properties. Additionally, Jonas was also a key member of Belmond’s Brand Steering Group, responsible for steering proposed brand experiences and initiatives. Prior to Belmond, Jonas worked for Pestana Hotels & Resorts, overseeing the sales and marketing for the brand’s nine hotels in Madeira.
A Portuguese national, Jonas speaks English, Italian, Spanish and French.
In his new role, Jonas will be responsible for overseeing all sales and marketing activities within Europe and America outbound markets for Jumeirah’s properties worldwide.
Fergus Stewart joins as Regional Vice President, Europe and will be responsible for overseeing the upcoming renovation of Jumeirah Carlton Tower in London in addition to the extended London portfolio and hotels in Europe. Originally from Scotland, Fergus has over 30 years’ experience working in the luxury hospitality industry. He spent 25 years working overseas in 11 different countries including Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Thailand and the UAE. He joins Jumeirah from an 11-year tenure at IHG, where most recently he held the position of Vice President of the Luxury Hotels Division – Europe, responsible for overseeing iconic hotels including The Carlton Cannes, Paris le Grand, The Amstel in Amsterdam and the Intercontinental Park Lane. In addition, Fergus also oversaw Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants in Continental Europe, where he played an integral role in the expansion to key gateway cities.
About Jumeirah Group:
Jumeirah Group, the global luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, operates and manages a world-class portfolio of 15 properties in the Middle East including the flagship Burj Al Arab, 5 properties in Europe and 4 in Asia with 10 properties currently under construction around the globe.