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Four Seasons Hotel Dubai International Financial Centre

  • UNIT GV09, Level GF Gate Village - Building 9 - DIFC PO Box 507027, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Krystel Irani

Hotel Manager
"It all begins with our people, and I’m here to help them flourish further and guide them in elaborating their skills, which in turn leads to exceeding our guests’ expectations."


Four Seasons Tenure

  • Since 2003
  • First Four Seasons Assignment: Management Trainee, Four Seasons Hotel George V, Paris

Employment History

  • Jumeirah Al Qasr & Dar Al Masyaf, Dubai, UAE; Raffles Hotel Dubai, UAE; St. Regis Hotel, Doha, Qatar; Four Seasons Hotel Beirut; Four Seasons Hotel George V, Paris


  • Bachelor’s degree in international Hotel Management, Vatel International Hospitality School, Paris


  • Beirut, Lebanon

Languages Spoken

  • English, French, Arabic and Spanish

"Four Seasons Hotel DIFC is constantly recognized by guests and industry experts as one of the best for its warm service, unbeatable location, and contemporary urban-inspired design," asserts Krystel Irani. "It all begins with our people, and I’m here to help them flourish further and guide them in elaborating their skills, which in turn leads to exceeding our guests’ expectations."

Having commenced her journey at Four Seasons Hotel DIFC as Hotel Manager in 2023, Krystel Irani brings two decades of illustrious experience in hospitality operations. With a rich background leading teams across various luxury brands in the region, Krystel is propelled by an unwavering passion for fostering genuine connections and delivering impeccable service - a cornerstone of triumph amid Dubai's fiercely competitive landscape.

Krystel initiated her career in hospitality as a Management Trainee in 2003 at Four Seasons Hotel George V in Paris. Ascending through the ranks in pivotal roles spanning the Rooms division, Reservations, and Public Relations, her steadfast dedication swiftly earned her recognition, culminating in a rapid promotion to Guest Relations Manager. Subsequently, she played an instrumental role in the opening endeavours of Four Seasons Hotel Beirut as Sales Manager.

Eager to refine her skills further, Krystel re-entered the world of hotel operations, this time assuming the helm as front desk manager at St. Regis Hotel in Doha. Her trajectory then led her to the UAE, where she flourished at Raffles Hotel Dubai, ultimately assuming the mantle of hotel manager. Continuing her journey in the UAE, Krystel's exemplary leadership saw her adeptly manage the operations at Jumeirah Al Qasr & Dar Al Masyaf, culminating in her appointment as general manager of Jumeirah Dar Al Masyaf in a remarkable timeframe.

Krystel’s fervent dedication to nurturing talent, paired with her discerning eye for detail, extensive global experience, and well-rounded technical expertise, have been instrumental in fostering formidable teams and achieving remarkable commercial successes. With a steadfast vision for the future and an unwavering determination, she stands as a beacon of excellence in the luxury hospitality industry.

"Dubai's allure is undeniable," Krystel reflects. "Yet, competition here is fierce, with global hospitality giants vying for prominence." Sharing her focus, she adds, "My goal is to elevate the standing of Four Seasons Hotel DIFC, achieved through tailored innovations, a culture of creativity, and empowering our dedicated team. I want our staff to take pride in their role, knowing their dedication shapes our success."