Industry Update
Appointment11 June 2015

Magdy Ayoub

Named Cluster General Manager KSA Hotels
At One to One Hotels & Resorts in Makkah , Saudi Arabia

Magdy AyoubMagdy 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. 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. 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.
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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Tony Kayal - General Manager

3 June 2015 — Tony 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.
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