Industry Update
Appointment30 June 2020

Rachid Bakas

Promoted Resort Manager
At Anantara Sir Bani Yas Resorts in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Rachid Bakas

Bakas will utilise his more than 16 years of experience to lead the teams across three Anantara Resorts on the island.

Bakas joined Anantara Sir Bani Yas Resorts in April 2014 as a front office manager. He then rapidly climbed the ranks to rooms division manager, then director of rooms and has now been promoted to resort manager.

Prior to joining Anantara Hotels, he held several management roles in Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts over an eight-year stint in both Abu Dhabi and Dubai.

Bakas is dedicated to elevating the guest experience and nurturing his team. He is committed to maintaining Anantara's luxury service excellence and delivering unparalleled experiences in the upcoming years.

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