Making its first foray into the Moroccan hospitality sector, Rotana has signed a management agreement to operate the Palmeraie Resort in Marrakech. The hotel will open under its new name, Palmeraie Rotana Resort.
With 30 years of experience working in the hospitality industry, Guy Hutchinson joined Rotana as chief operating officer in early 2014. Previously, he served various roles with Hilton Worldwide in markets as diverse as Japan, Australia, China, India and the UAE.
In this position, Craig Bruce will be responsible for overseeing the 879-unit luxury complex, managing its large operation and maintaining the unparalleled service and quality the hotel and its 14 restaurants are known for.
Rotana has announced a key promotion within its executive team, with Shaikha Al Nowais, previously director of internal audit with the Abu Dhabi-based hotel company, taking up the position of vice president, owner relationship management.
Rotana has announced a key addition to its executive team, with Tom Stevens appointed as area general manager for Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Tanzania, and Democratic Republic of Congo.
Making its first foray into the European side of Istanbul, Rotana has opened two new hotels, Centro WestSide and WestSide Arjaan by Rotana. Both properties are in partnership with Mar Yapı, one of Turkey’s innovative real estate development companies.
Recognised by voters as the Middle East’s Leading Luxury Hotel Apartments at the World Travel Awards, Ayman Ashor, general manager at the Arjaan by Rotana Dubai Media City, tells Breaking Travel News how it feels to walk away with the prestigious trophy.
On a night of stunning success for the Abu Dhabi-based hotel company, Mark Deere, general manager at the Amwaj Rotana, speaks to Breaking Travel News about the property he leads and what it offers to the hospitality sector in the United Arab Emirates.
Recognised with the honour of Middle East’s Leading Travel Personality 2018 by the World Travel Awards, Nasser Al Nowais, chairman of the board of directors at Rotana Hotels, tells Breaking Travel News what the prestigious title means to him.
Taking the title of Middle East’s Leading All-Inclusive Resort at the World Travel Awards, Yulia Trunova, director of sales and marketing at the Ras al Khaimah-based Rixos Bab Al Bahr, tells Breaking Travel News about the property and what it offers to regional hospitality.