Nine out of ten of the hospitality & theme park brands in MBLM’s Brand Intimacy Study saw a rise in their Brand Intimacy Quotient (BIQ) scores in 2019. This meant the hospitality & theme parks industry also moved up one place, from 15 to 14 place in the largest study of brands based on emotions.
Rotana reported positive results across the three key performance metrics in the first two months of 2019 in spite of the economic outlook for the region. “Most of our markets in the region posted firm growth in occupancy, ADR, and RevPAR and this is mainly due to our relentless focus on improving product offering, expanding
Jarrett Beaulieu will be responsible for the development of new concepts of outlets to reinforce the company’s reputation in the F&B business. As part of its ongoing regional and global expansion, Rotana has announced the appointment of Jarrett Beaulieu as corporate vice president – Food and Beverage Operations. With his extensive background and expertise in
Omer Kaddouri will continue to steer the management company until the end of 2018, ensuring a smooth and seamless transition to new leadership. Rotana, the regional hotel management company has announced that its current President and CEO, Omer Kaddouri, will be stepping down from the role at the end of 2018. Omer Kaddouri assumed the
Being with the company since its very inception as general manager of Beach Rotana in Abu Dhabi, Omer Kaddouri, president and CEO of Rotana, has watched the company grow to become one of the most successful regional players in the hospitality industry and Mahak Mannan speaks to him about wat lies ahead. If you compare
New luxury resort reports an influx of tourists and residents during soft opening. Since the opening of Saadiyat Rotana Resorts & Villas in Abu Dhabi mid-March earlier this year, the property has announced that it has welcomed more than 25,000 guests through its doors. With an average occupancy of 55% during the summer so far,
The only thing constant on the menu of Gusto Italian Restaurant at Al Bandar Rotana, is fresh produce, with the menu offerings changing every three days based on fresh ingredients and we spoke to Fortunato Leocata, chef de cuisine, Gusto Italian Restaurant, Al Bandar, about the Italian venue. “Freshness and seasonality are the hallmarks of true
Rotana has announced the inauguration of new global sales offices in Paris, Milan, and Amsterdam. These will complement the company’s existing offices in Saudi Arabia, Iran, Kuwait, Germany, India, Russia, the UAE, and UK, to help support Rotana’s expansion plans and drive business from these key markets. Declan Hurley, Rotana corporate vice president, sales, said:
Al Maha Arjaan by Rotana, Abu Dhabi has appointed Munawar Ali as the new director of sales. In this role, Ali will entail organising and directing all sales efforts towards achieving objectives and revenue goals for the property. He will be in charge of developing the core strategy and budgets while ensuring productivity and quality
The company has added the ninth tallest residential building in the world, Cayan Tower, and the second tallest residential tower in the Balkans region, Bosmal Arjaan by Rotana, to its portfolio. Rotana has signed two new hotel management agreements to further strengthen the company’s presence in the home region and expand its footprint into Europe.