Ashraf Ramez has taken on the role of rooms division manager in charge of operations at Ayla Bawadi Hotel in Al Ain.
Bringing 17 years of experience in the hospitality industry, the Egyptian national began his career as a front office shift leader at Rotana Hotels.
Ramez moved across various positions in different hotels of the UAE. Prior to joining Ayla Bawadi Hotel he held the position of rooms division manager at the Novotel & Adagio Abu Dhabi complex.
He started his career as front office shift leader at Rotana Hotels, and after three years joined Conrad Hotels in Egypt as front office supervisor.
In 2004, he joined Dubai World Trade Centre Hospitality Division as duty manager in charge of guest service operations. He moved to Novotel & Ibis World Trade Centre where he stayed for four years before joining Novotel and Adagio Abu Dhabi Al Bustan's pre-opening.
He is a graduate of Bachelor of Commerce and Business Administration from Egypt and is currently studying to obtain his master’s certificate in Hospitality Management from Cornell University in the USA.