AYMAN GHARIB has been appointed general manager for Raffles Dubai. He brings with him over 15 years of luxury hospitality experience in the Middle East. His career began in 1999 as an outlet manager in Ajman. Gharib holds a Bachelor Degree in Hospitality Management and Tourism from Notre Dame.
SALMAN ANSARI has been appointed assistant director of sales at Ramada Downtown Dubai. In his new role, Ansari is mainly in-charge of strengthening business ties with existing clients and stakeholders, as well as generating leads for new accounts. He will also support the director of sales in development of strategies and carrying out sales activities to maximise hotel revenue. He brings with him more than 20 years of experience in the hospitality industry.
DAMIAN BALL has been announced as the new regional general manager of Onyx Hospitality Group’s new Ozo-branded hotels in Sri Lanka. An Australian national, Ball has 21 years of hospitality experience and will now oversee the Ozo Colombo, Ozo Kandy and Ozo Galle properties.