Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah promotes director of operations to hotel manager

Marco Pedna has been working with the hotel group since the last five years

Marco Pedna
Marco Pedna

Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah has promoted Marco Pedna, its director of operations to the role of hotel manager.

Pedna will now “oversee all aspects of the operations and strategic performance” for the property.

With more than 14 years’ experience in the hospitality industry, he has worked at several resorts across the world including Conrad Algarve (Portugal) and The Augustine – Rocco Forte Collection (Prague, Czech Republic).

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“Over the past five years I’ve been able to grow both personally and professionally and it is an honour to receive this promotion. I look forward to building on the property’s success and continuing my journey in developing the team,” Pedna said.

In 2001 Pedna began his career as an assistant F&B manager at Hilton Margarita & Suites (Venezuela) before working his way up to F&B operations manager at Hilton Park Nicosia (Cyprus) in 2003. After holding a number of similar positions across the world he moved to the United Arab Emirates, joining Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah in 2014.

Commenting on the promotion, Alessandro Redaelli, managing director said: “It is a pleasure to announce Marco’s promotion to hotel manager where he will continue to be a great asset with his extensive hospitality experience and in-depth knowledge of the team, as he ensures ongoing success and great achievements”.

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