Ramada Downtown Dubai has announced the appointment of Walid El Masri as its new Director of Sales and Marketing.
In his role, El Masri will head the sales and marketing departments in developing and implementing strategies to increase hotel revenue and keep pace with the robust competition in Dubai, especially in Downtown area. He is tasked to further ties with the hotel’s key partners, generate business leads and identify new markets for the property. On top of his function as DOSM, El Masri will also oversee the GCC sales strategy for R Hotels, the property’s owning company.
An Egyptian National, El Masri boasts more than 15 years of experience in the hospitality sector. Before joining Ramada Downtown Dubai, he served as Cluster Director of Sales for travel trade segment under Rotana Hotel Management. He also formerly held sales positions in various hospitality groups and hotels including Accor, Ramee Group of Hotels and Resorts, Metropolitan Palace Hotel and Jumeirah Emirates Towers.