Rotana has announced the launch of the new Pearl Rotana Abu Dhabi. Located in the heart of the Capital Centre business district, the new hotel is only a few steps away from the National Exhibition Centre and 20 minutes from Abu Dhabi’s international airport.
Making a significant addition to the UAE’s tourism and hospitality offering, Rotana has announced the soft opening of two stunning hotels in Dubai, the five-star Al Bandar Rotana, and a fully-furnished serviced apartments, Al Bandar Arjaan by Rotana, at Dubai Creek.
The five-star waterfront Rotana Salalah Resort is home to 422 splendid rooms and is built around lagoons, water features, and manmade canals for an unforgettable experience. Here Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole calls in for a visit to find out more about this rapidly developing destination.
The five-star water front Salalah Rotana Resort has added an additional 22 rooms to its existing 400 key inventory, as a response to the continuous increase in guests arrival
Recognised for showcasing exemplary leadership in the hospitality industry, Rotana has won two awards at the World Travel Awards Grand Final Gala Ceremony 2017 held in Phu Quoc, Vietnam.
Sundus Rotana Muscat has officially opened its doors and is welcoming guests to the property in the heart of Muscat. Serving the increasing number of travellers and guests visiting the Sultanate, the new hotel is the brand’s first property in Muscat and marks a milestone in its strategic expansion plan in Oman.
Rotana has announced the appointment of industry veteran Declan Hurley as its new corporate vice president of sales. With over 25 years of experience in the hospitality industry, Hurley has demonstrated both his leadership skills and passion for driving high-performing teams by achieving excellent business results.
With the brand celebrating its quarter century in 2017 and moving towards its goal of operating 100 hotels by 2020, there is much to discuss with Omer Kaddouri, chief executive of Rotana Hotels. Taking a minute at World Travel Market in London, he also tells Breaking Travel News about the expansion in Africa and the growing importance of Saudi Arabia as a tourism destination.
Making a clean sweep of 19 awards at the Middle East Gala Ceremony of the World Travel Awards 2017, along with securing the coveted Middle East’s Leading Hotel Brand title for the 11th year in a row, Rotana has firmly consolidated its leadership position in the region’s tourism and hospitality sector.
Ursula Chidiac, general manager, Kin Plaza Arjaan by Rotana, speaks to Breaking Travel News about the property, what it brings to African hospitality, and how winning at the World Travel Awards will bolster its reputation among potential guests.