Arthur Timlin

Long-time F&B operations boss Arthur Timlin has moved into hotel operations. Serving as F&B director of Hilton Ras Al Khaimah Beach Resort since 2020, Timlin is now director of operations at the property.

In his new role, he will manage teams, resources and services for all departments of the hotel.

During his time as F&B director, Timlin established several branded events to engage with RAK residents and generate business while pandemic travel restrictions were ongoing, and several outlets meanwhile were renovated to welcome international guests.

He also launched a pet-friendly room programme at the hotel, being an avid dog lover himself.

Before the northern emirate, he was working at Conrad on Dubai's Sheikh Zayed Road where he was responsible for overseeing the hotel's entire F&B operations, including the launch and opening of Korean casual dining outlet Kimpo, Timlin has more than 16 years of experience in the industry.

Timlin has previously worked at Jumeirah Beach Hotel in Dubai for five years, starting as GM for British gastropub Dhow and Anchor, before being promoted to oversee the hotel's entire F&B department.

He has also worked in McGettigan's in both Dubai and Abu Dhabi.