Mövenpick Hotel Ibn Battuta Gate Dubai has appointed Hazem Aouad as Director of Sales and Marketing (DOSM). He will be leading the growth of the 396-key property with a steady focus on corporate business, strengthened leisure partnerships, and a strategic approach to meeting and events. Aouad, a Lebanese national has 20 years of hospitality experience and has worked with five-star luxury resorts to city properties across the Middle East. He obtained his bachelor’s degree in Hotel & Tourism Management from the Notre Dame University in Lebanon and a Postgraduate Diploma at University Cesar Ritz, Brig, Switzerland.
Ian Rydin, General Manager speaking on Aouad’s appointment “Aouad will spearhead the team in developing and implementing commercial business strategies through the building and maintaining key accounts, maximising revenue streams, and further capitalising the hotel’s presence as the closest premium five-star hotel near the Dubai Expo 2020 event site.”