Ran and Busaidy take the helm
InterContinental Hotels Group has appointed a new management team at the Al Bustan Palace InterContinental Muscat.
Malcolm Rann, who has spent six years of his career in the Middle East and Africa, was previously general manager of the newly built Asmara InterContinental in Eritrea.
He will be assisted by Hafidh Al Busaidy who has been promoted to resident manager at the Al Bustan Palace InterContinental Muscat. An Omani national born in Brighton, UK, Al Busaidy has a Political Science degree from the American University of Cairo as well as a diploma in Hotel Management and Catering from the Hotel Catering and Training Centre in Manama, Bahrain.
In 1990 he joined the Al Bustan Palace InterContinental as a duty manager and held various posts over a 12-year period at the hotel before becoming executive assistant manager at the InterContinental Muscat.