Caesars Bluewaters Dubai, launched in late 2018, has elevated its luxury offering with the appointment of Anthony Costa as Regional President. Anthony is one of the world’s best-known hoteliers with versatile experience across luxury and lifestyle. He is widely respected for leading some of the most prestigious and well-respected hotels in the world, including the iconic Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong and Burj Al Arab.
Commenting on the appointment, Anthony Carano, President and Chief Operating Officer of Caesars Entertainment, Inc. expressed, “We are proud to welcome Anthony to the Caesars family as Regional President of the award-winning Caesars Bluewaters Dubai. As we look ahead, we are confident that with Anthony’s knowledge and expertise, we will deliver the best-in-class experiences that have become synonymous with the Caesars brand to our valued guests.”
Anthony Costa, Regional President, Caesars Bluewaters Dubai added, “I aim to bring to life the heritage of the Caesars brand, while integrating the residential, retail, food and entertainment services, to create an experience that is unmatched in Dubai and establish the island as an immersive lifestyle destination. I am excited about this opportunity and believe that together with the team and partners we can make Caesars Bluewaters Dubai one of the most sought-after destinations in Dubai, especially with the opening of Ain Dubai.”
A luxury hotel professional with over 25 years’ experience driving financial performance, brand experience and talent engagement for the world’s leading operators including the Jumeirah Group, Wynn, Mandarin Oriental and Four Seasons, Anthony combines subject-matter expertise in hotel operations and a depth of understanding in luxury brand-building with deep commercial literacy and a consummate ability to drive growth and transformation across global, matrix organisations.
Anthony is also a well-known and recognised hotelier for service and quality by Forbes, Conde Nast and Institutional Investors. His ability to be creative in crafting customized experiences for guests, and building partnerships and associations to uplift overall experiences, sets him apart in the industry. He has the risk-taking ability to go where no one has gone before with events such as MO Bar Unplugged, featuring renowned artists such as Alicia Keys and John Legend, and the disruptive residency with Rene Redzepi and Noma at Mandarin Oriental Tokyo.
Anthony has an executive recognition from INSEAD and an executive certification from Harvard Business School. A father of two and a keen golfer, Anthony is a lover of all things food, travel and luxury.