Al Maha Arjaan by Rotana, Abu Dhabi has appointed Munawar Ali as the new director of sales. Ali, a Rotana veteran, brings more than 15 years of experience in sales along with client servicing, strategic planning, and people management to his new role.
Ali began his career in the UAE with the sales team at the hotel back in 2011 and will be in charge of organising and directing sales efforts towards achieving objectives and revenue goals for the property.
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.