Omar Kaddouri, chief executive of Rotana Hotels, talks to Breaking Travel News about the group’s first hotel in sub-Saharan Africa, the target of operating 100 hotels by 2020, and its continued growth in the United Arab Emirates.
The Rotana group features numerous brands in their portfolio, including the ‘value for money’ and some might say the business focused Centro hotels. Phil Blizzard, in Dubai, takes look at what the multi-award winning group has to offer with this category of hotels by visiting the Centro Barsha.
Rotana has announced plans to open seven new hotels in Dubai, four in the capital Abu Dhabi and one in Ras Al Khaimah by the end of 2020. Six of the upcoming properties will be five-star hotels, with the remaining properties comprising a mix of four and three-star hotels and hotel apartments.
Rotana Hotels & Resorts is driving forward its ambitious vision of operating 100 hotels by 2020, with the opening of 16 new properties by the end of 2017. The group’s ongoing strategic growth momentum will include the opening of five new properties in the UAE, four in Saudi Arabia, two in both Turkey and Iraq, and the opening of Rotana’s first ever properties in both Iran and Muscat, Oman.
Rotana has officially announced the opening of Centro Shaheen Jeddah, the group’s first property under the “Centro by Rotana” brand to open in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. SHUAA Capital is the Fund Manager and Developer of this joint project.Located on Madinah Road, just 20 minutes away from King Abdulaziz International Airport, Centro Shaheen offers 252 contemporary designed rooms and studios with stylish bathrooms, the latest technology and in-room entertainment options.
Amr Adel, general manager Hili Rayhaan by Rotana, speaks to Breaking Travel News the success of the hotel at the World Travel Awards.
Christian Baudat, area general manager, Rotana, speaks to Breaking Travel News about the growth of the brand over its near two decade existence.
Ayman Ashor, general manager, Arjaan by Rotana Dubai Media City, speaks to Breaking Travel News about the luxury property and what is on offer there.
Guy Hutchinson, chief operating officer, Rotana Hotels, talks to Breaking Travel News at The St. Regis Dubai during the World Travel Awards Middle East Gala Ceremony 2016.
Marc De Beer, general manager, Park Rotana, Abu Dhabi, talks to Breaking Travel News has his property picks up the title of United Arab Emirates’ Leading Business Hotel.
Mohamad Haj Hassan, area vice president, Rotana, talks to Breaking Travel News as Rotana picks up a series of trophies at the World Travel Awards.