Industry Update
Appointment11 October 2018

Pierre Zayoun

Appointed General Manager
At Al Ain Rotana in Abu, United Arab Emirates

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Pierre Zayoun

After qualifying in Hospitality Management from Montreal, Canada, Zayoun began his career hospitality in Rotana Hotel Management Corporation in1996 working as an Assistant Food & Beverage Manager at the flagship hotel Beach Rotana. He joined the five-star Al Ain Rotana hotel as the Food & Beverage Manager in 1999; through hard work, hands on leadership and strategic thinking, he advanced his career and was promoted to General Manager in 2002 where he successfully led the extension and refurbishment of the property.A well-established hotelier, Pierre Zayoun has been part of the Rotana family for over two decades. Throughout this time, he has overseen a number of the group's properties including Beach Rotana in Abu Dhabi, Rosh Rayhaan by Rotana in Saudi Arabia, and Al Manshar Rotana in Kuwait, where he has adopted senior positions in both general management and food and beverage operations, and spearhead the pre-opening, opening and functioning of these prestigious hotels.

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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