Ajman UAE; 4 July, 2016: The Oberoi, Al Zorah, has appointed Mr. Burkhard Wolter as General Manager.


A joint venture between the Government of Ajman and Solidere International, Al Zorah is the flagship project of Solidere International in the UAE. It is instrumental in bringing the world-renowned Oberoi brand to the UAE where it will operate a luxurious 5-star beach resort.


Al Zorah blends the best of nature with the finest in modern amenities to create refined coastal destination like none other in the UAE. Spread over an area of 5.4 million sq mtrs, the development is set apart from other destinations by its exotic setting of natural mangroves and seafront.


The Oberoi, Al Zorah, entirely owned by Al Zorah Development Company, is a prime example of a premium, sophisticated hospitality project that meets the development’s world-class standards, enhancing its appeal amongst local and international travellers, alike. Al Zorah is one of the UAE’s most innovative and conscious living destinations, embodying the ethos of ‘natural living’.


Mr. Wolter has been a part of the hospitality industry for over two decades and has worked in the Middle East with the Shangri-La, Kempinski, Le Meridien and the Four Seasons over the last eight years. He brings significant experience in the launch and pre-opening of hotels and has managed large and diverse workforces through his career.    


In his new role, Mr. Wolter will manage The Oberoi, Al Zorah, part of the luxury Oberoi brand.


Mr. Imad Dana, CEO, Al Zorah Development Company, said: “We are very pleased to welcome the Oberoi brand to Al Zorah. Their association with our project is reflective of the perfect synergy – one that embodies sophisticated luxury. We wish Mr. Wolter every success in his new role at The Oberoi, Al Zorah.”


Mr. Wolter said: “I’ve embarked on an exciting journey with The Oberoi, Al Zorah which will offer guests a hospitality experience like no other in the UAE. The Oberoi, Al Zorah has already been voted one of the top 16 hotel openings to look forward to this year by Vogue magazine. Oberoi Hotels & Resorts has also been voted the World’s Best Hotel Brand by Travel + Leisure, and is synonymous, across the world, with providing the right blend of service, luxury and quiet efficiency. I shall ensure the same standards are delivered at The Oberoi, Al Zorah.”


The Oberoi, Al Zorah is scheduled to open in the last quarter of 2016.Al Zorah is a unique and refined coastal destination defined by long, white sand beaches, azure lagoons and lush, green mangroves. The Oberoi, Al Zorah occupies a prime location directly on the beach within this luxury development by Solidere International in partnership with the Government of Ajman.