Yas Island Rotana and Centro Yas Island name new GM

by Sophia Soltani | 02 Sep 2016

Yas Island Rotana and Centro Yas Island, Abu Dhabi Rotana has appointed Craig Bruce as the new general manager of both properties.  Bruce brings a wealth of experience to his new role having worked in diverse international postings from his home country South Africa to UK, Bostwana and the UAE. Commenting on his new role,

Amwaj Rotana trains staff to cater to guests with special needs

by Sophia Soltani | 15 Aug 2016

Amwaj Rotana Dubai has enrolled 27 members  of its team in a new programme equipping them with skills on how to better cater to the needs of guests with special needs. Training topics cover the various types of special needs, general etiquette to follow for interaction, features of the rooms designed for them and most

Rotana announces two senior appointments

by Sophia Soltani | 21 Jun 2016

Rotana has made two key appointments to its executive team in the UAE and Southern Oman. David Prince has been appointed area vice president, Dubai and Northern Emirates. Previously area general manager for Rotana in Dubai and Northern Emirates, Prince  joined the company in April 2015 after spending more than 20 years at Hilton Hotels,

GMs must be “inspirational leaders”

by Sophia Soltani | 29 May 2016

Guy Hutchinson, COO, Rotana, tells Hotel News ME why an active GM is an inspirational leader for the next generation of hoteliers. “The successful GM of today is definitely more technology-savvy and must keep up-to-date with industry trends, and consumer behaviour and needs, without forgetting the basics of our business; being a great host.” Said

Jumeira Rotana appoints ex-Hilton executive as new GM

by Sophia Soltani | 28 Mar 2016

Jumeira Rotana has appointed Ulrich Hoffmeister as the new general manager at the property. In his new role, Ulrich will spearhead the hotel’s operations including 114 rooms, two outlets, one recreation facility, and the ongoing major renovation of the entire hotel adding as well new suite rooms. Ulrich, a native German with over 20 years of

Rotana set to expand presence in UAE with nine new properties

by Sophia Soltani | 10 Feb 2016

Rotana has announced plans to expand its presence in the UAE with the opening of nine new properties by 2020.  Four of the new properties will be located in Abu Dhabi with the other five properties in Dubai. The new properties include five under the Rotana Hotels and Resorts brand, three under the Arjaan hotel

Alan Snyman appointed as Executive Chef

by Sophia Soltani | 03 Jan 2016

Rotana and Centro, on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, have appointed Alan Snyman as the new executive chef.

Rotana unveils 14 new properties to be launched by the end of 2016

by Sophia Soltani | 29 Nov 2015

Rotana Hotels is set to continue its ambitious expansion plans with the opening of 14 properties before the end of 2016. Rotana is set to further strength its presence in Turkey and Bahrain, whilst 2016 will also see the opening of the group’s first property in the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo, marking

Frederick Soulban promoted to Executive Assistant Manager

by Dina Maaty | 12 Nov 2015

Amwaj Rotana Jumeirah Beach – Dubai has appointed Frederick Soulban as Executive Assistant Manager.

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