One to One appoints cluster GM for KSA hotels

Magdy Ayoub to oversee Abu Dhabi-based operator’s three Makkah properties

Magdy Ayoub, cluster GM, Saudi Arabia, One to One Hotels.
Magdy Ayoub, cluster GM, Saudi Arabia, One to One Hotels.

Magdy Ayoub was recently appointed as the new cluster general manager for One to One Hotels & Resorts’ Saudi Arabia properties.

Having been living and working in Saudi Arabia for eight years, Ayoub was previously pre-opening GM of Concorde Makkah Hotel from September 2014 until April 2015, and before that he was general manager of Drnef Hotel, Makkah.

Ayoub held the position of director of rooms at Corp Executive Hotel Deira – Riyadh, a hotel managed by Dubai-based Hospitality Management Holdings.

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He also worked in the rooms division for a number of international operators between 2007 and 2011, including Accor, Carlson Rezidor and Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts.

Ayoub moved to Saudi Arabia in 2007, having begun his career in Egypt as front office supervisor at Iberotel Coraya Beach Resort.

He also spent four years in Egypt as a lecturer in hotel management courses at the Technical Institute of Hotel Management.

Commenting on this appointment, Harb, COO of One to One Hotels said: “Magdy is a great addition to the team.

“His solid experience in Makkah will serve him well as cluster general manager of fantastic hotels.

“We are also growing rapidly and we are looking for young talents, enthusiastic aspirants who have passion for hospitality”

One to One Hotels & Resorts’ Saudi Arabia portfolio includes three Makkah properties: One to One Diar Al Jaafria, One to One – Al Rusaifa Hotel, and One to One – Al Samman Hotel.

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