Rotana has appointed Declan Hurley as its new corporate vice president of sales.
He joins Rotana from The Ritz-Carlton, where he was vice president – international sales office for the Europe, Middle East and Asia Pacific region.
Guy Hutchinson, chief operating officer of Rotana, said: “Declan’s experience with international hotel chains across diverse geographic regions including the Middle East, will enable us to foster a world-class sales culture and more aggressively pursue our sales and profit goals.
“Besides assuming overall responsibility for Rotana’s sales efforts across our operating markets worldwide, Declan will be closely involved in formulating strategies to ensure that our product positioning is in alignment with the corporate vision and evolving markets.”
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In his new role at Rotana, Hurley will be in charge of developing and executing strategies to maximise the company’s sales and profitability.
Rotana currently manages a portfolio of over 100 properties throughout the Middle East, Africa, South Asia and Eastern Europe.