Wynn Al Marjan Island president Thomas Schoen 2023


Wynn Resorts, Limited (Nasdaq: WYNN) selected Thomas Schoen president of Wynn Al Marjan Island, its multi-billion-dollar integrated resort opening in Ras Al Khaimah, UAE, in early 2027.

Schoen will manage the resort’s operations, the Company’s first beachside resort in MENA. Marjan LLC and RAK Hospitality Holding LLC are developing it locally. Wynn Al Marjan Island, a new architectural icon in the UAE, rises over 1,000 feet (305 meters) above the sea and offers a luxurious experience.

It will have 1,500 rooms, villas, and suites, a state-of-the-art events center, a gaming area, theater, and a variety of eating, wellness, and leisure activities.

Wynn Al Marjan Island has named Thomas Schoen as its new president.

Schoen will use his 30 years of luxury hospitality experience in Europe, the UK, and Africa to deliver an exceptional brand experience for the iconic new Ras Al Khaimah property.

“Wynn Al Marjan Island is an exciting project for Wynn Resorts,” stated CEO Craig Billings. We’re excited to have Thomas manage this new venture’s operating staff. He will oversee our famous Wynn guest service. Wynn Al Marjan Island will benefit from Thomas’ hospitality and experience.

The integrated resort, Ras Al Khaimah’s largest foreign direct investment, sets global design and luxury standards. The new Al Marjan Island resort highlights the Emirate’s rising global reputation as a leading investment destination for high-quality hospitality projects.

“I am delighted to lead Wynn Al Marjan Island and feel privileged to be part of such a significant new chapter for the group,” Schoen said of his new position. The famous venue will give guests a unique Emirates experience and strengthen the brand globally. I’m excited to start.”

Schoen worked at Sheraton, Westin, Le Meridien, St Regis, W Hotels, and Hyatt for Starwood and Marriott before joining Wynn Resorts. He was most recently Complex General Manager, Pine Cliffs Resort – Luxury Collection, where he oversaw extensive renovations and construction to complete the resort’s masterplan, managed the pre-opening and launch, and positioned the resort as Europe’s top resort destination.

Wynn Resorts

Wynn Resorts, Limited (WYNN) is part of the S&P 500 Index and traded on the Nasdaq Global Select Market. Wynn Resorts created, owns, and operates Wynn Las Vegas, Encore Boston Harbor, Wynn Macau, and Wynn Palace, Cotai.

Wynn and Encore Las Vegas has 4,748 large hotel rooms, suites, and villas, 33 restaurants and bars, two award-winning spas, three shopping esplanades, meeting and conference space, two nightclubs, a beach club, two theaters, and a golf course. The resort’s peak consumption is 70% renewable.

Encore Boston Harbor is a luxury resort featuring 671 hotel rooms, an ultra-premium spa, specialized retail, 16 dining and lounge locations, state-of-the-art ballroom and meeting facilities, a six-acre public park, and Harborwalk.

Wynn Macau, a luxury resort in the Macau Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China, with 1,010 rooms and suites, 12 restaurants and bars, convention space, a shopping esplanade, two luxurious spas, a hairdresser, and a rotunda show.

Wynn Palace is a luxury integrated resort on the Cotai Strip in Macau with 1,706 luxurious rooms, suites, and villas, 14 food and beverage outlets, meeting and convention space, an extensive shopping esplanade, SkyCabs that cross an eight-acre Performance Lake, a lush spa and salon, and a large collection of rare art.