Ahead of its opening in March 2019, Studio One Hotel – located in Dubai's Studio City – has appointed Damir Boshnjak as its hotel manager.

Boshnjak has more than 13 years of industry experience across five countries including Greece, the USA and the UAE, and was previously director of hotel operations at sister property Media One Hotel.

Originally from Macedonia, Boshnjak holds a degree in Business Administration and E-Business from SS. Cyril and Methodius University of Skopje, along with a First Certificate in English from the University of Cambridge and a Certificate in Revenue Management from Hotelschool – The Hague.

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Studio One Hotel will have 141 bedrooms and five different room types, including 19 extended stay studios and apartments, in addition to three rooms specially furnished for people of determination. It also features 118 convertible beds and four bunk-bed rooms, and guests have the ability to convert all rooms to a twin set-up and each floor is also equipped with a self-service pantry. There’s a grab-&-go counter as well as an in-house laundrette. The property is home to a host of Dubai's home-grown F&B venues, including Larte Italian Neighbourhood Bistro, The Meating Room, The Maine Street Eatery, The Irish Village, El Chapo’s Tacos, and Mr Miyagi’s.