Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates: The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Hamra Beach, is pleased to announce the appointment of industry veteran John Halliday as Director of Operations. With more than 28 years of experience in the hospitality industry, Halliday will bring a focused, proactive and committed approach to the role, along with a wealth of expertise in working across a host of luxury hotel groups. 

Halliday has worked across a variety of resorts including Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara and Desert Palm Dubai, as well as across a variety of other luxury hotel and resort brands in UAE, Oman and the UK. In his new role, Halliday will take responsibility of overall operations focused on implementing new initiatives and driving operational excellence.

Boasting an impressive career in luxury hospitality management, Halliday prides himself on his leadership skills and his ability to grow and nurture a team, as well as identify and implement business opportunities in order to drive growth.   

“We are proud to welcome John Halliday to the role of Director of Operations at The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Hamra Beach and seek to benefit from his extensive knowledge of luxury hotel operations. John’s vast array of relevant experience and committed approach will strengthen the hotel team and bring fresh direction and innovation as we welcome in a new year.” said Tracey Oliver, General Manager of The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Hamra Beach.


About The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, LLC

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C., of Chevy Chase, MD., part of Marriott International, Inc., currently operates more than 100 hotels and over 45 residential properties in 30 countries and territories. For more information or reservations, visit the company web site at www.ritzcarlton.com, for the latest company updates, visit news.ritzcarlton.com and to join the live conversation, use #RCMemories and follow along on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR). The Ritz-Carlton is proud to participate in Marriott Bonvoy, the new name of Marriott’s travel program replacing Marriott Rewards®, The Ritz- Carlton Rewards®, and Starwood Preferred Guest® (SPG). The program offers members an extraordinary portfolio of global brands, experiences on Marriott Bonvoy Moments and unparalleled benefits including earning points toward free hotel stays and nights toward Elite status recognition. To enroll for free or for more information about the program, visit MarriottBonvoy.marriott.com.

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The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert    
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The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Hamra Beach    
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