Assia Rahhaoui began her career with the Marriott Hotel Paris Champs-Élysées, France as their sales & marketing executive. Prior to joining Meliã Desert Palm Dubai, Rahhaoui was hotel operations manager for The Act Hotel & 72 Hotel in the UAE.
According to the property, Abdelnaby will lead the Sales team. Prior to this appointment, Abdelnaby was the director of sales for Rotana, Salalah. He also held the position of assistant director of sales at the Hilton Garden Inn, Mall of the Emirates, Dubai.