The Diplomat Radisson Blu Hotel, Residence & Spa Bahrain announces appointment of new Director of Sales & Marketing

Hasan Barakat as the new Director of Sales & Marketing for the property.


Manama: The Diplomat Radisson Blu Hotel, Residence & Spa Bahrain has appointed Hasan Barakat as the new Director of Sales & Marketing for the property.

Hasan, a British / Jordanian national, is a dynamic hotelier with extensive experience in Sales & Marketing in 5 star hotel properties across the Middle East and Europe. His recent positions was Group Director of Sales and Marketing KATARA Hospitality Qatar.

Speaking of the appointment, Kosta Kourotsidis–General Manager – at the Diplomat Radisson Blu Hotel, said “It is great to have Hasan on board during such an exciting time for us. Hasan has a proven track record of delivering results without losing focus on clients’ needs and market developments. His commitment to people development and his skills will make Hasan a great asset to have in our hotel.”

"Hasan joined at the right time, as we are under a massive renovation of all our guest bedrooms and the hotel lobby. I am sure we will benefit from his experience to market and correctly position our upgraded property" adds Kosta Kourotsidis.

About The Diplomat Radisson Blu Hotel, Residence & Spa

The Diplomat Radisson Blu Hotel, Residence & Spa Bahrain is ideally located in the heart of the city’s commercial and diplomatic area and just 8 minutes’ drive from Bahrain International Airport.

Providing the perfect place to conduct business or explore Bahrain, the hotel offers 367 rooms including Business Class rooms and Suites.

The hotel has a number of food & beverage outlets including: Olivos, Kontiki, Kontiki pool bar, Mondo, as well as the Fiddlers Green Irish Pub.

Guests can relax in the temperature controlled swimming pool, set in beautiful gardens and have access to the health club with fully equipped gym, sauna and steam room.

The Diplomat Radisson Blu Hotel, Residence & Spa Bahrain offers 16 fully-equipped meeting rooms, the largest of which can accommodate up to 1800 people. Free high-speed Internet access is available in all guest rooms and wireless Internet access is available in select public areas of the hotel.

About Radisson Blu®

Radisson Blu® is one of the world’s leading hotel brands with nearly 300 hotels in operation in 69 countries and territories. Radisson Blu’s vibrant, contemporary and engaging hospitality is characterized by a unique Yes I Can!SM service philosophy, and all of its first class hotels offer a range of signature features that are empathetic to the challenges of modern travel, including the 100% Satisfaction Guarantee. Distinguished the world over as the brand with Hotels Designed to Say YES!SM, Radisson Blu offers a vivid visual celebration of leading-edge style where the delight is in the detail. Radisson Blu hotels are located in prime locations in major cities, airport gateways and leisure destinations across the world.

Radisson Blu is a part of Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, which also includes Quorvus Collection, Radisson®, Radisson RED, Park Plaza®, Park Inn® by Radisson and Country Inns & Suites By CarlsonSM. For reservations and more information visit, Connect with Radisson Blu on social media: @RadissonBlu on Twitter and Instagram and

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