Industry Update
Appointment 3 June 2015

Tony Kayal

Appointed General Manager
At One to One Resort & Spa Ain Al Faida in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates

Tony KayalTony Kayal has taken over as general manager of One to One Resort & Spa Ain Al Faida. He takes on the role following the retirement of Guy Chidiac, who was acting general manager of the property, and whose appointment was announced in March this year. Kayal’s hospitality career spans more than 22 years. Prior to his current role he was resident manager at Millennium Hotel Abu Dhabi for three years, and before that he was deputy general manager at Sheraton Khalidiya Hotel. He had worked with Sheraton Khalidiya Hotel in DOSM and EAM roles since June 2000.
Recent Appointments at One to One Hotels

Ansal Thaha - regional operations manager

10 February 2016 — Abu Dhabi-based hotel operator, One to One Hotels and Resorts, has appointed two new executives to support the chain’s rapid expansion plans in Saudi Arabia. Ansal Thaha has been appointed as the regional operations manager for the Marbia Suites One to One Hotels & Resorts.
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Hassan Alich - Hotel Manager

8 July 2015 — Alich has held hotel manager roles for the last 11 years and joins from his role as hotel manager with travel company Qasswa for Haj & Umra in Makkah, which he held for three years. He was also hotel manager with Crom Hotels & Resorts for eight years, and prior to that was hotel manager at Manazil Al Tahlia Hotel suite in Jeddah.
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Magdy Ayoub - Cluster General Manager KSA Hotels

11 June 2015 — 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.
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