Centro Capital Centre in Abu Dhabi has appointed Kamal Haider as the new director of rooms.
With more than 21 years of experience in the industry, Haider has held key managerial roles in several international hotel chains.
He was part of the pre-opening team at The Westin in Cape Town, South Africa and his last role was director of front office at five-star Amwaj Rotana, Dubai.
In his current role as director of rooms, he will be overlooking the operational functions of front office, recreation, security and housekeeping.
11 February 2020 — He will oversee the 242-key Arjaan Dubai Media City, along with the 243-key Centro Barsha.
Ilgaz brings more than 35 years of experience to the role. Previously GM at The Cove Rotana Resort, Al Ghurair Rayhaan and Arjaan by Rotana, Ilgaz has also overseen the pre-opening of Amwaj Rotana in JBR and the renovation of Jumeirah Rotana in Dubai.
17 January 2020 — Rosso, the Italian restaurant at Amwaj Rotana, Jumeirah Beach Residence, Dubai, has appointed Salvatore Barcellona as its new speciality chef.
The Sicilian has worked in the Middle East since 2011, previously heading up the Italian restaurant in Radisson Blu Yas Island, Abu Dhabi before moving to Media Rotana in Dubai where he held the position of speciality chef at Prego's.