Amwaj Rotana appoints directors of marketing and communications, human resources

by Dina Maaty | 19 Jun 2019

Deema Sartawi has been appointed as the director of marketing communications at Amwaj Rotana, Jumeirah Beach Residence, while Pierre Basmadjian has also joined the hotel’s team as the director of human resources. Sartawi was, most recently, director of Al Bandar Rotana and Al Bandar Arjaan by Rotana, where she actively participated in the pre-opening development

Meet Cenk Unverdi, Rixos Hotels UAE’s new regional general manager

by Dina Maaty | 18 Jun 2019

Unverdi is keen to continue his progress and cement the four properties under his command as the go-to venues for the luxury leisure market. All aboard the all-inclusive Rixos Hotels UAE regional general manager Cenk Unverdi discusses the brand’s all-inclusive concept: “The all-inclusive concept started in Rixos Antalya Turkey in the early 2000s by the

JRG Dubai’s new managing director to focus on sustainability

by Dina Maaty | 17 Jun 2019

Hospitality management firm JRG Dubai’s new Managing Director Spencer Ayers aims to prioritise sustainability as part of his mission and vision for the company, which currently operates 17 restaurants (four of which are in the pipeline) and 11 brands. “The ultimate priority is sustainability. In its purest form, success equals growth and we want to

Christine Khachatryan as Cluster Commercial Director for Three Hotels in Ras Al Khaimah

by Dina Maaty | 12 Jun 2019

Hilton Al Hamra Hotels have announced the appointment of Christine Khachatryan to the position of Cluster Commercial Director. Khachatryan will be responsible for three prestigious hotels; Hilton Al Hamra Beach and Golf Resort, Al Hamra Residence and Village and the award-winning Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah. As a results-driven professional with over 19 years’ experience

Sebastien Scheeg Named General Manager of DoubleTree by Hilton Ras Al Khaimah Corniche Hotel & Residences

by Dina Maaty | 09 Jun 2019

DoubleTree by Hilton Ras Al Khaimah Corniche Hotel & Residences has appointed Sebastien Scheeg as its new General Manager. Scheeg most recently served as the Commercial Director of DoubleTree by Hilton Dubai, Business Bay. “We would like to congratulate Sebastien on his new role and wish him all success for the future. Sebastien’s passion, dedication

Fethi Khiari, CEO of United Foods Joins Emirates Refreshments Board of Directors

by Dina Maaty | 30 May 2019

Fethi Khiari, CEO of United Foods Company in the UAE, has joined Emirates Refreshments PJSC Board of Directors.    Emirates Refreshments is a publicly listed company, owner for two major brands in the UAE – Jeema mineral Water, which is the UAE’s premium water bottling company, and O Cola, which offers a range of aerated soft

Khaled Nabil promoted to Executive Assistant Manager i/c Sales and Marketing

by Dina Maaty | 26 May 2019

M Hotel Makkah by Millennium, a 5-star hotel located at the heart of the holy city of Makkah, is extremely pleased to announce the promotion of Mr. Khaled Nabil to Executive Assistant Manager i/c Sales and Marketing on May 5th, 2019. Khaled joined the multi-storey hotel as Director of Sales and Marketing in 2017. Bringing

Ian Rydin named General Manager at Mövenpick Hotel Ibn Battuta Gate Dubai

by Dina Maaty | 16 May 2019

Mövenpick Hotel Ibn Battuta Gate Dubai appoints Ian Rydin as its new General Manager.  Rydin will oversee the overall operations and strategic direction of the 396-room, five-star property including its eight dining outlets. “I am honored to join Mövenpick Hotel Ibn Battuta Gate Dubai and be a key driver in ensuring the success of the

Hospitality Management Holding promotes Haytham Abdelaziz to Director of Operations

by Dina Maaty | 16 May 2019

Hospitality Management Holding (HMH), the region’s largest hotel management company specialized in the dry sector and with an expanding portfolio across the Middle East and North Africa, is delighted to announce the promotion of Mr. Haytham Abdelaziz from Cluster General Manager of Bahi Ajman Palace & Coral Beach Resort to the role of Director of


by Dina Maaty | 15 May 2019

Sofitel The Palm proudly announces the selection of Shamia Abdul Aziz for the position of Assistant Director of Marketing, PR and Communications at the award winning five-star Resort & Spa. Within the framework of her new role, Abdul Aziz will be responsible for developing all marketing and communications strategies, executing local and global marketing campaigns

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