Tom Stevens. Tom Stevens.

Home-grown hospitality company, Rotana Hotels and Resorts has appointed Tom Stevens as the new area general manager for Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Tanzania and Democratic Republic of Congo.

A key addition to the executive team, Stevens brings more than three decades of experience to his new role and will be in charge of overseeing the company’s strategic agenda across a portfolio of 15 hotels as well as nine properties currently in the pipeline within his region.

Stevens’ background is rooted in the commercial side, brand performance, hotel operations, development and management and has spent more than 20 years with Hilton Hotels & Resorts through various location in Europe, Middle East and Africa.

Fluent in four languages, Stevens is a graduate of the Hotelschool Ter Duinen in his native Belgium and holds an MBA from the Open University Business School in London.

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