Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 22 September 2019 - Roda Hotels & Resorts appoints Badr Zizi as the Director of Sales and Marketing of Roda Al Murooj.
With over 9 years’ experience, Badr’s distinguished background in the hospitality industry combined with an in-depth understanding of the market will ensure an impactful and a competitive approach to positioning the urban resort five-star hotel and its products. In his new role, Badr will oversee day-to day activations of Sales and Marketing, Events operations and spearhead the strategic direction of the 528 keys - 5-star hotel rooms, suites and luxury serviced apartments, 6 outlets, events venue spaces and leisure facilities.
Badr Zizi brings in a wealth of international and regional experience from various positions held at some of the top hospitality international brands in the world, including his latest role as the Deputy Director of Sales and Marketing at Sofitel Abu Dhabi Corniche. Zizi has developed his expertise and leadership skills across various international brands and pre-opening hotels. He began his career in 2010 with HUSA Hotels and W Barcelona, Spain, before he moved to Abu Dhabi for pre-openings of Westin and St. Regis Abu Dhabi in 2011, then to Rosewood, Abu Dhabi as part of pre-opening team in 2012 in charge Corporate and MICE strategy.
Cluster General Manager Mr. Nael Elwaary stated “Badr comes with a proven track record in hospitality Industry and it gives me great pleasure to welcome him to drive commercial objectives of Roda Al Murooj, Downtown, Dubai and lead the team towards achieving the goals and vision of our 5-star hotel.
About Roda Al Murooj, Downtown, Dubai:
A unique resort-style hotel enjoying a downtown Dubai setting opposite the Dubai Mall and Burj Khalifa. The five-star Roda Al Murooj Hotel is the perfect location from which business and leisure visitors can explore the city. Each of its 251 guest rooms, suites and Executive floor accommodation offer contemporary styling and modern luxury, and for guests planning an extended stay a range of apartment style accommodation offers extra space and more privacy. Six restaurants and bars each with their own ambience and cuisine. Time out and relaxation is guaranteed at the ground floor leisure and fitness club. Sophisticated event spaces to host a meeting or wedding, elegant pre-function area with an additional five syndicate rooms for smaller meetings and events.