Guest Relations Officer

Job Description

Ensure maximum guest satisfaction through personal recognition and prompt cordial attention from arrival through departure
Ensure all members consistently receive all benefits, and repeat guests and other VIP’s receive special recognition and service
Meet and greet VIP guests personally
Liaise closely with Concierge, Butler, restaurant promotions, and special VIP requests or preparations.
Maintain close contact with Concierge for new arrivals and departures
Update and maintain repeat guest history system
Promote Inter-Hotel sales and in-house facilities
Send prepared welcome cards and amenities to room prior to guest arrival
Attend to special requests by guests
Handle guest complaints and refer them as necessary, follow up on corrective action
Review arrival lists for all arrivals and VIPs to check room allocations, amenities, and special requests
Prepare requisitions for amenities on a timely basis
Participate in regular meetings for all Guest Relations team members to facilitate communications and smooth operations
Adhere to policies and procedures
Performs related duties and special projects assigned

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

Strong written and verbal communication skills in English
Able to develop rapport with colleagues and management staff
Ability to work cohesively with co-workers as part of a multi-cultural team
Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times
Ability to promote positive relations with guests and patrons
Able to exercise good judgment with difficult guests

Qualifications

Degree from School for Tourism & Hotel Management
EXPERIENCE

Minimum 2 years Guest Relations experience preferably in a four or five-star hotel

Additional Information

Directly opposite to The Dubai Mall, the iconic Burj Khalifa, 10 minutes walk to the Dubai Metro Station and within a few minutes’ drive to DIFC, World Trade Centre and just 15 minutes’ drive from Dubai International Airport, Swissotel Al Murooj is located in downtown Dubai, one of the city’s favoured destinations for business or leisure.