ibis Styles Jumeirah promotes hotel manager to GM role

Prior to joining ibis Styles Jumeirah, Muhammad M. Haider was the EAM for sales and marketing at Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham JBR

Muhammad Mujtaba Haider.
Muhammad Mujtaba Haider.

ibis Styles Dubai Jumeirah has promoted Muhammad Mujtaba Haider from hotel manager to general manager.

In his new role, he will continue to lead the daily operations of the 191-key property to offer excellent guest experience, and head the sales and marketing, and food and beverage strategies to ensure occupancy and profitability. 

Haider has more than 15 years of experience in the hospitality industry. He was the project manager of ibis Styles Jumeirah during its pre-opening stage and was later appointed as hotel manager when it launched in September 2015.

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Prior to this role, he was the executive assistant manager for sales and marketing at Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham JBR, and was also the project manager during its pre-opening phase. He also served as head of sales and marketing at Ramada Downtown Dubai. All three properties are owned and operated by the Ajman-based R Hotels.

Sumair Tariq, managing director, R Hotels, said: “The group congratulates Haider on his well-earned promotion as general manager. He has been a loyal and valuable part of our team, and we are confident that under his leadership, ibis Styles Jumeirah will maintain its satisfactory performance amidst Dubai’s highly competitive market, and continue receiving positive feedback from its guests.” 

Commenting on his promotion, Haider said: “I’d like to thank R Hotels for the trust, and for providing challenging opportunities which helped set a benchmark to my professional objectives.

“I would also like to thank and commend my entire team for the tremendous support, hard work and dedication. We feel that our teamwork has been fruitful and we will work harder as we embark on another year of operations.

The first ibis Styles to open in the UAE, the property recently marked its second anniversary.

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