Cavagliotti takes over as new GM


Renzo Cavagliotti has been appointed general manager of Regency InterContinental Bahrain.

Born and raised in Italy, formerly General Manager of the InterContinental Le Vendome Beirut, Cavagliotti has 30 years' experience in the hotel industry on four continents, including position held in Brazil, USA, Indonesia, Germany and the UK.


Hertz UAE has appointed a branch supervisor to oversee its two car rental offices in Abu Dhabi.

The company, which operates 12 Hertz branches across the emirates, has promoted long-time employee Sunil Kumar to the newly created position.


Rotana Hotels has announced the appointment of Michele McGowan as Marketing and Communications Manager for Rotana Hotels, Suites and Resorts, Northern Emirates.

Pauline Berge has joined the group as the Director of Sales Corporate at Rotana Hotels, Suites and Resorts, Northern Emirates.


Le Meridien Dubai has appointed Charles Gallagher as Conference & Banqueting Sales Manager. Charles has more than 12 years of experience in the trade. Charles was most recently in a similar role at Hilton Glasgow.


Steven Greenwood has been appointed as rooms division manager at the Intercontinental Hotel Dubai.

Born in England, Steven earned a diploma in European hotel management at the Plymouth University.