| 19 March, 2017

Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan by Rotana appoints new director of sales

Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan by Rotana appoints new director of sales

Abu Dhabi, March 19, 2017

Sherif Malak has been appointed Director of Sales at Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan by Rotana, a 5-star resort in the heart of Abu Dhabi.

Hotel sales has become a lifetime career for Malak. After dedicating the past 10 years to the UAE’s hospitality industry, he steps into this new role with plans to assist the hotel’s team in expanding the property's vision. In his new position, he will be responsible for leading and directing the development and implementation of strategic sales plans for the well-known 443-room Abu Dhabi resort.

Sherif Malak got his Bachelor’s degree in 2003 and has been active in the sales discipline since 2008. His journey started with Rotana Management Hotel Corporation. With a long Rotana career, he has progressed quickly to an Assistant Director of Sales at the Abu Dhabi Area Sales Office which led to his appointment as the new Director of Sales at Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan by Rotana.

“Sherif’s vast knowledge of Abu Dhabi and years of applicable experience with Rotana hotels will bring new energy and ideas for growing our hotel. We look forward to working with him and seeing what he can accomplish in his new role to distinguish our property in this very competitive marketplace.” Said Eleni Tsolakou, General Manager from Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan by Rotana.

He spends his free time with his wife and enjoys travelling with a game or two of soccer with friends.

Conveniently located near the breath-taking Presidential Palace in Abu Dhabi, Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan by Rotana offers splendid rooms and suites that complement the values of the contemporary Arabian culture with their modern design.

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About Rotana
Rotana currently manages a portfolio of over 100 properties throughout the Middle East, Africa, South Asia and Eastern Europe with an aggressive expansion plan in place. Rotana has chosen to acknowledge how precious time is by making all time spent in their range of hotels ‘Treasured Time’. This means Rotana has pledged to understand and meet the individual needs of all guests. In so doing, Rotana has evolved its product brands to include, Rotana Hotels & Resorts, Centro Hotels by Rotana, Rayhaan Hotels & Resorts by Rotana, Arjaan Hotel Apartments by Rotana and The Residences by Rotana. Treasured Time. The Rotana promise to you.

Further information on any Rotana property, its brands or reservations can be obtained by visiting or by contacting one of the regional sales offices.

For more information, please contact:
Faten Hammad
Director of Marketing and Communications
Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan by Rotana
P.O. Box 4010, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Tel: 00971 2 6570220
Fax: 00971 2 6570115

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