Industry Update
Appointment 3 September 2019

Elie Abdo

Appointed Director of Revenue and e-E-distribution
At Towers Rotana Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Elie Abdo

Towers Rotana Dubai has appointed Elie Abdo as its director of revenue.

Abdo holds a diploma in bachelor of sciences degree in hospitality management at Sagesse University Beirut and an academic certification of Ecole Hotelier de Lausanne from Switzerland.

Elie Abdo joins Towers Rotana Dubai after his recent role as cluster revenue manager at Centro Barsha and Centro Sharjah, a position held since 2017. He has also been a part of the pre-opening and operational stages at the Downtown Rotana in Bahrain where he was the reservations manager before moving to the UAE.

In his current position, Abdo will be responsible to drive the revenue and e-distribution efforts for the property.

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.
more information
Recent Appointments at Rotana

Ameya Sapre - Director of Food & Beverage

11 October 2019 — Well acquainted with the Rotana brand, Sapre joined the company in 2013 as the food and beverage director of Park Rotana. Hailing from the UK, he has an HND and Post Graduate Diploma in Hospitality and Business Management, alongside a Diploma in Hospitality Management and Catering Operations.
read more

Kozhaya Tannous - Executive Assistant Manager

7 October 2019 — Kozhaya began his career in Beirut, Lebanon where he built his foundation in food and beverage operations working for luxurious brands such as Habtoor & Metropolitan by Hilton prior to relocating to the United Arab Emirates.
read more

Ayman Ashor - General Manager

10 September 2019 — Rotana Hotel management has announced the appointment of Ayman Ashor as general manager of Al Bandar Rotana and Al Bandar Arjaan by Rotana. Previously, Ashor filled two positions with the Rotana group - as GM of Centro Capital Centre in 2014 and Arjaan Dubai Media City in 2016.
read more