New general manager at Centro Barsha by Rotana

by Mahak Mannan | 18 Jun 2018

The property has appointed Imad Akil as its new general manager, leading a team of over 100 individuals at the hotel. Having begun his hospitality career in the front office at Jeddah Hilton and Qasr Al Sharq Waldorf Astoria in Saudi Arabia, Akil joined Rotana Hotels in 2008 for the pre-opening of Amwaj Rotana Jumeirah

Hili Rayhaan by Rotana appoints new general manager

by Mahak Mannan | 21 May 2018

In his new role, Ibrahim Addam will oversee the provision of first-class hospitality at Rotana’s most recent luxury property in Al Ain. Managing the day-to-day running of Hili Rayhaan by Rotana, Ibrahim’s extensive scope of responsibilities cover all aspects of the hotel’s general operations, including recruitment, procurement, strategy and owner relationship for the 254-room property.

Rotana Announces New Five-Star Property in Egypt

by Mahak Mannan | 22 Apr 2018

Strengthening its global presence, Rotana announced the signing of a new management agreement in Cairo at Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2018. The agreement for a new 200-room five-star property will bring the company’s total inventory in the country to 726 keys. The company currently operates 16,161 keys across its 60 hotels in 23 cities and

Pearl Rotana opens in Abu Dhabi

by Patrick Ryan | 26 Mar 2018

Pearl Rotana has opened in Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC).

Danat Al Ain Resort appoints new Executive Chef

by Mahak Mannan | 26 Mar 2018

The five start resort has announced the appointment of Tarek Mouriess as their new executive chef.  The Egyptian Chef brings more than 25 years of culinary experience to his new role, which involves working under several hospitality brands like Hilton and Rotana. Mouriess is now responsible for leading the kitchen teams across all Danat Al

Rotana opens two new properties in Dubai

by Patrick Ryan | 13 Mar 2018

Rotana has officially opened the Al Bandar Rotana and Al Bandar Arjaan by Rotana located on the north shore of Dubai Creek. Making a significant addition to Rotana’s inventory in Dubai, the two new properties have added 280 keys to 3142-strong operational rooms across nine hotels in the city.

Towers Rotana appoints new executive chef

by Dina Maaty | 06 Feb 2018

Dubai property Towers Rotana has made two new appointments with Cihan Kucukcavdar joining as the new executive chef. Previously at Hilton Hotel & Resorts, Chef Cihan has been part of the industry for 12 years with his experience spanning across Turkey and Europe.   In his new role, Chef Cihan is set to bring in

Bruce is appointed as cluster GM for Hala Arjaan by Rotana

by Patrick Ryan | 09 Oct 2017

Craig Bruce has been named as cluster general manager for Hala Arjaan by Rotana alongside his current profile as general manager at Yas Island Rotana and Centro Yas Island. Craig joined Rotana Hotels in September 2016, prior to which he held positions in the UAE, Bostwana, UK and South Africa. “In his new role, Craig

Centro Sharjah by Rotana announces new HR manager

by Patrick Ryan | 29 Aug 2017

Iv Behri has  joined Centro Sharjah by Rotana as the new human resources manager. In his new role, Behri is responsible for the overall manning and maintaining of a fully functional department that provides the hotel employees with efficient and timely services and developing HR strategies. “I am delighted to continue my career in Rotana

Rotana chef promoted to cluster role

by Crystal Chesters | 27 Aug 2017

Chef Marina Akhmedova has been promoted to cluster executive chef at Centro Capital Centre and Capital Centre Arjaan. She joins from The Cove Rotana Resort, Ras Al Khaimah, where she was specialty chef. The Russian national holds a diploma in cookery from the Culinary Institute Russia and brings more than 12 years’ experience to her

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