On the move


Geruschkat goes to Grand Hyatt
Benno Geruschkat is the new general manager at Grand Hyatt Amman.

Geruschkat was previously the general manager of the Maritim Hotel am Schlossgarten in Fulda, as well a the general manager at Hyatt Regency Mainz.

McCarthy joins Towers Rotana
Rotana Hotels has appointed Mark McCarthy as general manager of the Towers Rotana Hotel, Dubai. McCarthy has spent 25 years in the hospitality industry, mainly with the InterContinental Hotels in the USA, Middle East and Africa.

InterCon appoints Muela
InterContinental Hotels has appointed Guzman Muela as general manager at the InterContinental Al Ain Resort. Muela began his career with the InterContinental Rio, Brazil and has also worked for IHG properties in Venezuela, Dubai and Spain.

Cronin appointed for Dusit Hotels
Dusit Hotels & Resorts has appointed Jennifer Cronin as Vice President-Sales & Marketing. Based in Singapore, her previous position was executive assistant manager sales & marketing for The Ritz-Carlton Millenia, Singapore.

Geadaa joins Monroe
The Monroe Group has appointed Danny Geadaa as corporate director of sales & marketing. Geadaa brings with him over 14 years of experience  and will now overlook The Monroe Hotel, The Markazia Monroe Suites, and The Printania Palace Hotel.

Demirtas joins Jumeirah
Jumeirah has named Apo Demirtas as chief sales & marketing officer. Demirtas joins from the Inter-Continental Hotels where he was VP market strategy for the Americas. He has also worked with Hilton Hotels and the Cendant Corporation.

Ops director at NCT&H
The National Corporation for Tourism and Hotels (NCT&H) has appointed Walid Nicolas Harouni as Hotels operations director. Harouni was previously general manager at InterContinental Al Ain Hotel.

Darwish for Le Gulf Meridien
Le Gulf Meridien Hotel Al Khobar has appointed Sherif Reda Darwish as director of sales and marketing. Darwish previously worked with the Sheraton Cairo, and the Sheraton Park Tower Knightsbridge before joining the Le Meridien group.

Sezgin appointed at Radisson SAS Radisson SAS Hotel, Dubai Deira Creek has appointed Yigit Sezgin as director of sales & marketing. Sezgin started his career with Hilton and was previously with the Diplomat Radisson SAS Hotel, Residence & Spa in Bahrain.

Mounir for Mِvenpick El Gouna
The Mِvenpick Resort & Spa El Gouna has appointed Samer Mounir as director of sales and marketing. Mounir joins from the Mِvenpick Resort El Quseir. He has also worked with Sonesta Hotels & Resorts, Swiss Hotel and Forte Grand.

Parekh joins Radisson SAS
The Radisson SAS Hotel, Dubai Media City has appointed Farida Parekh as the PR & marketing manager. Parekh was previously responsible for communications at Le Royal Meridian & Grosvenor House in Dubai.

Yoshinori moves in Cairo
The Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at The First Residence has appointed Japanese Chef Yoshinori Mizutani. Yoshinori previously worked at the Japanese Embassy in Cairo and before that, the Japanese Embassy in Singapore.

Batniji joins Marriott Jordan
Marriott Hotels, Jordan have appointed Nader Batniji as country director of sales. He moves from his role as director of sales at the Grand Hyatt in Amman, where he started as a business development manager in 1999.

Royal Jet names new CEO
Royal Jet has appointed Shane O’Hare as its president and CEO. O’Hare‘s was previously head of marketing in Gulf Air and prior to that director of marketing in the Star Alliance Group, which embraces 17 of the world’s leading airlines.

Naf takes charge at Gulf Air
Gulf Air has appointed COO Bjِrn Nنf as its acting president and chief executive. Nنf, has been instrumental in implementing the new revamped network and is spearheading an initiative to boost the carrier’s punctuality.