Industry Update
Appointment 2 September 2016

Craig Bruce

Appointed General Manager
At Yas Island Rotana & Centro Yas Island, United Arab Emirates

Craig BruceRotana Hotel management has appointed Craig Bruce as the new general manager of Yas Island Rotana and Centro Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, according to a press statement. Craig has a track record in the hospitality industry with experience gained from diverse international postings, from his home country South Africa to UK, Bostwana and the UAE. Bruce will be responsible for directing and overseeing the management and operation for both Yas Island Rotana & Centro Yas Island Abu Dhabi hotels, with a focus on commercial growth and enhancing Rotana’s reputation. Yas Island Rotana offers 281 rooms and 27 suites, and adjoining Centro Yas Island has 259 rooms.

Rotana Hotel Management Corporation Ltd.

Rotana Hotel Management Corporation (Rotana) was founded in 1992, by a partnership between two visionary thinkers, Nasser Al Nowais and Selim El Zyr, who were joined three years later by Nael Hashweh and Imad Elias.
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Recent Appointments at Rotana

Craig Bruce - General Manager

17 May 2019 — Prior to this role, Bruce was the cluster general manager of Yas Island Rotana, Centro Yas Island and Hala Arjaan by Rotana. Bruce who has more than two decades of experience in the industry, moved to Abu Dhabi in 2009 to manage the Park Inn & Radisson Blu Hotel Yas Island followed by the Grand Millennium Al Wahda, before joining Rotana in 2016.
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Jarrett Beaulieu - Corporate Vice President - Food & Beverage Operations

11 March 2019 — As part of its ongoing regional and global expansion, Rotana, one of the leading hotel management companies in the region with hotels across the Middle East, Africa, Eastern Europe, and Turkey, has announced the appointment of Jarrett Beaulieu as Corporate Vice President - Food and Beverage Operations.
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Sidi Fikri - Director of Food & Beverage

26 February 2019 — Oryx Rotana, the five-star luxury business hotel in Doha, is pleased to announce the appointment of Sidi Fikri as the Director of Food & Beverage. Sidi brings in over two decades of experience in the hospitality and service industry.
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