Al Bustan Palace, a Ritz-Carlton Hotel has announced the appointment of Nabil Al Zadjali as General Manager. Nabil succeeds Katrin Herz, who had held the role for five years. Moving from his previous post as Deputy General Manager, Nabil is bringing his diverse experience from his various leadership roles to his new position, and is anticipated to drive the next chapter of the hotel's rich history.
Having joined the hotel in 2005 as Executive Assistant Manager, Nabil is credited for his supporting role in a number of projects, including a major 18-month renovation that saw the hotel completely redefine its guest experience. With over three decades of experience across the public and private sectors, he has held a number of leadership roles and offers a solid track record in achieving business growth, high-quality results, and strong financial performance. Nabil has participated in several committees within the tourism industry, and was among the team who formed the Oman Tourism Strategy 2030. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the American University in Cairo and a Diploma in Marketing Management from Boston College, US.
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C., of Chevy Chase (Maryland, USA), currently operates 74 hotels in the Americas, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and the Caribbean. More than 30 hotel and residential projects are under development around the globe with future openings which include The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong which will open as the highest hotel in the world.
Recent Appointments at Ritz-Carlton
3 December 2020 — The Ritz-Carlton, Tokyo, is pleased to announce the appointment of Sandro Gamba as Executive Chef of the iconic luxury hotel.
Chef Gamba joins The Ritz-Carlton, Tokyo with many years of experience in the luxury hospitality industry, most recently holding the positions of Director of Culinary Operations at Rosewood Hong Kong and Executive Chef at The Ritz-Carlton Shanghai, Pudong.
20 November 2020 — Joining the Reserve from The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes, Gary Russell brings nearly a decade of gourmand and hospitality experience to Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve. Russell was first exposed to the romantic and essential relationship between food and wine at K Restaurant and Wine Bar, where the daily menu changes and a vast wine collection allowed him to explore varietals and terroirs like he never had before.
20 November 2020 — Hailing from Puerto Rico, Chef Peña has nearly two decades of culinary experience. He began his career at The Culinary Institute of Puerto Rico, while simultaneously honing his skills at The Ritz-Carlton, San Juan.