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New general manager at Centro Barsha by Rotana

by Mahak Mannan | 18 Jun 2018

The property has appointed Imad Akil as its new general manager, leading a team of over 100 individuals at the hotel. Having begun his hospitality career in the front office at Jeddah Hilton and Qasr Al Sharq Waldorf Astoria in Saudi Arabia, Akil joined Rotana Hotels in 2008 for the pre-opening of Amwaj Rotana Jumeirah

Hili Rayhaan by Rotana appoints new general manager

by Mahak Mannan | 21 May 2018

In his new role, Ibrahim Addam will oversee the provision of first-class hospitality at Rotana’s most recent luxury property in Al Ain. Managing the day-to-day running of Hili Rayhaan by Rotana, Ibrahim’s extensive scope of responsibilities cover all aspects of the hotel’s general operations, including recruitment, procurement, strategy and owner relationship for the 254-room property.

Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain Bay Welcomes New Executive Chef

by Mahak Mannan | 13 May 2018

Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain Bay has announced the appointment of Hyung Gyu Kim as the executive chef. With over 10 years of experience in the industry, the most recent being executive chef at W Hotel Doha, Hyung Gyu will now overlook all the culinary operations at Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain Bay. A seasoned chef Kim learned the ropes

Trader Vic’s Hilton Dubai Jumeirah appoints new head chef

by Mahak Mannan | 10 May 2018

The tiki-bar has announced that Esteban Andres Gomez Coronado will overlook the culinary operations at the venue. Born in Chile in 1989, chef Coronado joined a culinary school at the age of 14. During his six year tenure, he developed skills that allowed him to work his way up to take on the role of

A Game Of Tastes With Chef Michael Mina

by Mahak Mannan | 16 Apr 2018

Mixing the perfect blend of food, service and ambience, Four Seasons Hotel, DIFC recently launched Mina Brasserie in partnership with American chef Michael Mina and he tells Mahak Mannan why Dubai continues to be his favourite business location outside the United States. Bringing the American tradition of a brasserie to Dubai, Chef Michael Mina says

Spanish restaurant El Sur makes new appointments

by Mahak Mannan | 15 Apr 2018

A new general manager and head chef joins the team at the venue in the Westin hotel. The new head chef, Daniel Perez began his gourmet career at a young age in traditional Spanish kitchens which has helped him climb the ranks from demi chef to chef de partie and head chef across Spain and

Radisson Blu Hotel Media City Appoints New General Manager

by Mahak Mannan | 12 Apr 2018

James Berry has taken over the role of general manager at the property. Hailing from England, Berry began his management career as a general manager in 2008 and brings with him over 20 years of experience in the hotel and hospitality industry. In his new role, he will oversee the 246 room property where his

Putting Festival City on the map

by Patrick Ryan | 21 Mar 2018

Vanina Yordanova, marketing and PR manager, InterContinental Dubai Festival City is under the spotlight this month

W Dubai – The Palm makes new appointments

by Staff writer | 18 Feb 2018

Set to open later this year, W Dubai – The Palm has made new appointments and are looking to fill 500 more roles for the property. The hotel, that will house 350 sea-facing guest rooms and suites on the West Crescent of Palm Jumeirah, has recently filled the role of W – Insider and are

Gallery: Cocktails at the ready for launch of Arabian Travel Market (ATM)

by Patrick Ryan | 07 Feb 2018

There was plenty of glitz and glamour for the launch night of Arabian Travel Market (ATM) which took place in the Address Montgomerie. Hotel News Middle East was there to catch all the action…









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