July 18, 2024

Rotana onboards Eddy Tannous as COO

Eddy Tannous, COO of Rotana Hotels & Resorts
Eddy Tannous, COO of Rotana Hotels & Resorts

Rotana announced the appointment of Eddy Tannous as the new Chief Operating Officer. Commenting on the announcement, Guy Hutchinson, President, and CEO of Rotana, said: “It gives me tremendous pleasure to welcome Eddy to the team as we work to expand our footprint regionally and globally. With his extensive background in successfully managing hotel operations across large hotel groups, we are confident Eddy will bring his expertise and vision to build on the robust development pipeline of upcoming projects across key markets.”

Guy Hutchinson, President, and CEO of Rotana
Guy Hutchinson, President, and CEO of Rotana

“In his new role Eddy will assist me in driving the growth and expansion of Rotana and his responsibilities will include the successful opening of our new properties across the MENA Region and the creation of a synergy among our hotels in all aspects of our operations”, continued Hutchinson.

With over 20 years of experience in hospitality across the Middle East, Tannous has held senior roles with global brands, and most recently, he served as Senior Vice President, Operations overseeing the operational performance across Fairmont’s Middle East and Asian properties. Tannous brings with him a proven track record of delivering success across various facets of hospitality including operations, customer satisfaction, strategic expansion, marketing and more.

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 “I am proud to be joining the renowned, and award-winning Rotana group – a brand truly committed to providing guests with the highest levels of quality and comfort. As a homegrown brand, Rotana is synonymous with Middle Eastern hospitality and the group continues to cement its position as one of the leading players in the region. I look forward to collaborating with the team to help expand global operations and ensure the consistent delivery of Treasured Times across the world.” – added Tannous.

Rotana currently operates 72 hotels in the Middle East, Africa, Eastern Europe and Türkiye, serving more than six million guests per year, including an impressive 10,159 keys across 36 hotels in the UAE alone.




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