Hotelier Awards winner promoted to lead SWAT team at Media One

Media One Hotel in Dubai has promoted Lynne McGarvey to head of SWAT (specialists in welfare & training)

Cenk Unverdi promoted to cluster GM of Rixos hotels in Dubai

Cenk Unverdi promoted to cluster GM of Rixos hotels in Dubai

The new cluster general manager has been with Rixos Hotels for more than 10 years

Ascott makes senior appointments in the Middle East

Ascott makes senior appointments in the Middle East

New assistant director of marketing for the Middle East, Africa and Turkey, along with cluster assistant operations manager for Jeddah properties

Louvre Hotels Group - MENA makes cluster hires in Abu Dhabi

Louvre Hotels Group - MENA makes cluster hires in Abu Dhabi

A cluster general manager and cluster director of sales & marketing have been appointed for the Golden Tulip Downtown Abu Dhabi

Radisson Blu, Cairo Heliopolis lands new general manager

Radisson Blu, Cairo Heliopolis lands new general manager

Yousry Ali has more than 30 years of experience in the hospitality industry, and previously worked with Movenpick Hotels & Resorts in Egypt

Deutsche Hospitality funds water treatment plant in Egypt

Deutsche Hospitality funds water treatment plant in Egypt

The solar-powered water treatment plant is the second project from the hotel company and is located in Asmant, Egypt

Three Hyatt hotels in Dubai appoint cluster DOSM

Three Hyatt hotels in Dubai appoint cluster DOSM

Amit Biswas will oversee the Hyatt Regency Dubai & Galleria, Hyatt Place Dubai Al Rigga, and Hyatt Place Dubai Baniyas Square

Abu Dhabi hotel implements year-long green initiative, saves $27,225

Abu Dhabi hotel implements year-long green initiative, saves $27,225

Grand Millennium Al Wahda Hotel Abu Dhabi developed a green initiative in accordance with Tadweer's Annual Waste Reduction Action Plan (WRAP)

Hilton Abu Dhabi saves nearly 1,000 litres of water through eco initiative

Hilton Abu Dhabi saves nearly 1,000 litres of water through eco initiative

The hotel implemented a month-long environmental initiative in support of World Water Day

Swissotel Al Ghurair appoints executive chef

Swissotel Al Ghurair appoints executive chef

Akhilesh Singh has more than 18 years of experience in F&B operations in the UAE and India

Bianca Cartin joins Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates, Dubai

Bianca Cartin joins Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates, Dubai

The new director of marketing for the property has more than 15 years of experience in the hospitality industry

Ayla Hotels appoints group marketing manager and night manager

Ayla Hotels appoints group marketing manager and night manager

Nader Nagi has joined as night manager of Ayla Grand, while Noha Fathy has joined as the group's marketing manager

InterContinental Abu Dhabi appoints new general manager

InterContinental Abu Dhabi appoints new general manager

Neil Houghton has more than three decades of experience in the hospitality industry

IHG Kuwait appoints EAM for Crowne Plaza and Holiday Inn

IHG Kuwait appoints EAM for Crowne Plaza and Holiday Inn

Raffi Torikian has joined Crowne Plaza & Holiday Inn Kuwait Al Thuraya City as executive assistant manager

Dukes Dubai appoints director of F&B and culinary

Dukes Dubai appoints director of F&B and culinary

Rodrigo Ofner will lead the front of house and culinary teams in all of Duke's six dining venues

Crowne Plaza Dubai appoints director of engineering

Crowne Plaza Dubai appoints director of engineering

Shailesh Kumar has more than 20 years of experience in the hospitality industry with Marriott and Oberoi


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