Industry Update
Appointment28 August 2018

Ramy Haykal

Appointed Cluster General Manager
At Rotana in Erbil, Iraq

Ramy Haykal

Rotana, the leading hotel management company in the Middle East and Africa, has announced the appointment of Ramy Haykal as Cluster General Manager of Erbil Rotana & Erbil Arjaan by Rotana.

Ramy began his career with InterContinental Hotels Group in 1996 as the finance director for Middle East and Africa. In his previous role as General Manager of Crowne Plaza Beirut, Ramy played a pivotal role in driving the business and leading the operations. Prior to that, he was the Cluster General Manager for Crowne Plaza and Holiday Inn Downtown in Abu Dhabi. Ramy is a Lebanese veteran with over twenty years of experience in the international hotel industry including Kuwait, Abu Dhabi and Beirut, Ramy will bring a unique depth of experience to his new position. Commenting on his new appointment, Ramy Haykal said: "I am delighted to be part of Rotana Family and to take on this role. As a passionate hotelier, I am committed to providing genuine hospitality at a world-class level, and aim to inspire the team to deliver an unforgettable experience to all of our guests."

As the new General Manager of Erbil Rotana and Erbil Arjaan by Rotana, Ramy will be the key leader overseeing the two hotels operation consisting of 369 rooms and suites, a Club Rotana floor for executive business travelers, seven food & beverage outlets, a health club & spa in addition to 14 fully equipped meetings & events venues. With his solid expertise in the hospitality industry, Ramy aims to bring the hotel greater successful heights by introducing new initiatives that will further intensify the hotel's market reach both regional and international while ensuring and maintaining the highest guest satisfaction and service.

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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