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Wyndham Hotel Group has named Ignace Bauwens as the new Regional Vice President for the Middle East and Africa. Bauwens joins Wyndham Hotel Group with almost 30 years of experience in the hospitality industry, including senior operations roles at Accor and InterContinental Hotels Group. Based in the Middle East since 2002, Bauwens most recently served
Ramada Downtown Dubai has been named as Wyndham Hotel Group’s Wyndham Rewards 2016 Top Enroller in the EMEA region. The award was presented during the group’s annual global conference in Las Vegas, USA. Ramada Downtown Dubai led Wyndham Hotel Group’s loyalty program enrolment, beating more than 400 properties across Europe, Middle East, Eurasia and Africa.
Wyndham Hotel Group has appointed Philippe Bijaoui as the new Chief Development Officer for Europe, Middle East, Eurasia and Africa (EMEA). In his new role, Bijaoui will oversee the company’s rapid expansion across the region, introducing additional brands to established markets and building on the 73 countries where Wyndham hotels can already be found. Bijaoui
Dubai’s Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham, JBR has appointed Rusindu Rodrigo as chef de cuisine and Channa Rodrigo as assistant food and beverage manager. Chef Rusindu, a Sri-Lankan national with more than 15 years’ F&B experience, is in-charge of the kitchen operation of the property’s two outlets, Flavours all-day dining and Asian fusion restaurant, Pan Asia,