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New hotel manager for Citymax Ras Al Khaimah

Trade Arabia 2019-02-11 00:00:00

Citymax Hotels has appointed Ahmad Taher as the new hotel manager of the newly opened Citymax Ras Al Khaimah.

Aly Shariff, Citymax Hotels, chief operations officer, said: “We are always proud to announce about our key talent who have taken the succession ladder to leadership roles. We are confident that Ahmad is bringing a unique and expansive skill set to the role of hotel manager at Citymax Hotel Ras Al Khaimah and we are positive that his 16 years of experience in the industry will be instrumental in creating moments for both team and guests.”

Taher graduated in Hospitality Management from Rasheed Tulaa, Jordan, in the year 2000 and recently completed an MBA from the University of Northampton. With significant hospitality experience – from being part of pre-opening management teams, F&B management, to becoming a hotel manager – Taher has played a key role in the properties he has previously worked in. He was also involved in rolling out two Guinness World records in the UAE - first was the largest gathering of chefs in the world and second was a beverage stunt at The Huddle Sports Bar, Citymax Hotel, Bur Dubai.

In his new role at Citymax Ras Al Khaimah, Taher’s core responsibility will revolve around the operations of the hotel, as well as growing the guest occupancy at the Ras Al Khaimah property.

“I am thrilled to be working with the team at Citymax Ras Al Khaimah, as it’s the first time we will be present in the Northern Emirates. We are ready to offer a vibrant experience focused on delivering value for money and celebrating moments with every stay,” said Taher.

Citymax Hotels, a part of landmark Group, has a current portfolio of four hotels in the UAE and one in Egypt, with a further three properties opening this year – two in Dubai and one in Saudi Arabia. - TradeArabia News Service