ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates – Yas Plaza Hotels is beefing up its dynamic music offering with veteran radio veteran Steve Johnston as entertainment director.
Steve has over 30 years experience in the radio industry around the world; as an accomplished DJ he has entertained music lovers from the UK, Middle East, South East Asia and even the Falkland Islands. He currently co-owns two English-language radio stations in Chiang Mai, Thailand.
He also has extensive experience in the radio industry in the UAE. He was part of the team that established Chaneel4FMAjman, the first English-language commercial pop radio station in the UAE in 1997, which just celebrated its 25th anniversary. He also helped to form Emirates Radio 1 and Emirates Radio 2 back in 2007 through Emirates Media in Abu Dhabi and Rock FM, the UAE’s first rock radio station in Fujairah. He even DJ’d British troops in Cyprus, the Falkland Islands and Iraq.
On his appointment as Entertainment Director of Yas Island Plaza, Steve shared: “I am delighted to be back home in the UAE and look forward to meeting old and new friends in my new role.”
As the UAE continues to grow as a global entertainment destination, Yas Plaza Hotel brings it all together to offer local and foreign guests fresh and exciting musical experiences.
“We at Yas Plaza Hotels have always been committed to delivering world-class leisure and entertainment offerings as part of our overall hotel experience. Steve has decades of experience in the music industry and is a perfect match for the needs of our local and global guests – our Can’t wait to hear it!” said Fredrik Reinisch, Managing Director of Yas Plaza Hotels.
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Yas Plaza Hotels offers guests a choice of six world-class hotels in the heart of Yas Island, Abu Dhabi’s most exciting leisure and entertainment destination. Home to top hotel brands such as Radisson Blu, Crowne Plaza, Centro, Yas Island Rotana, Park Inn by Radisson and Staybridge Suites – Yas Plaza Hotel features 1,760 room keys, 21 award-winning restaurants and bars and 25 conference and Event facilities The possibilities are endless with every stay.