Ajman, UAE (July 7, 2020) – R Hotels announces the appointment of Ravi Santiago as cluster general manager of Ramada Hotel & Suites by Wyndham Ajman, Ramada by Wyndham Beach Hotel Ajman, and Wyndham Garden Ajman Corniche.
He brings in over 25 years of expertise spanning various industries with 15 years in the hospitality sector. Santiago has been with the R Hotels group since 2009. Before taking the helm as cluster general manager, he was the group financial controller for the seven properties of R Hotels in the UAE.
Commenting on his appointment, he said: “It has been a great journey with R Hotels over the past ten years and I am thankful to the top management for handing the baton over to me with confidence. R Hotels continually explores internal talents, which has been one of the keys for the consistent success of the group.”
Santiago added: “Whilst being excited with my new role, there are evident challenges that we have to address amid the current environment. This is a critical phase where we need to strategically align ourselves to face the new normal. My team’s objective is to retain our position as one of the top-performing hotel clusters in the Northern Emirates.”
Sumair Tariq, R Hotels managing director, remarked: “On behalf of the group, I congratulate Ravi on his role as cluster general manager. He has been a key member of R Hotels and played a significant part in the group’s success over the years. Under his leadership, we are confident that our Ajman properties will continue to thrive and create more innovative campaigns in the future.”
Santiago earned his MBA from University of Northampton, UK and also has a PGD in Business Administration from University of Wales, UK. He is also a professionally qualified accountant from CIMA, UK.
R Hotels is the hospitality management division of the Ajman-based R Holding. Established in 2008, the company presently owns, operates and manages seven hotels across the UAE – Ramada Hotel and Suites by Wyndham Ajman, Ramada by Wyndham Beach Hotel Ajman, Ramada by Wyndham Downtown Dubai, Ramada Hotels & Suites by Wyndham Dubai JBR, ibis Styles Jumeira Dubai, The Retreat Palm Dubai MGallery, and Wyndham Garden Ajman Corniche. R Hotels aims to grow its business by developing and acquiring new hotels in key locations, and establishing suitable franchise affiliations. The company takes pride in its professional and efficient management team and hotel staff, and confirms its positive stature in the hospitality sector with its high-quality accommodation and facilities, matched by top notch service.
About Ramada Hotel and Suites by Wyndham Ajman
Ramada Hotel and Suites by Wyndham Ajman is the premier accommodation at the heart of UAE’s emirate on the rise. Conveniently located along Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed, the hotel provides easy access to the UAE’s main airports, commercial centres and cultural attractions. With its spacious and stylish accommodation, Ramada Hotel and Suites by Wyndham Ajman caters to both business and leisure travellers, whether on short trips or long-term stays. The hotel offers modern comforts matched with unparalleled service. Guests can enjoy sumptuous food selection at Orchid Restaurant, R Cafe and the 24-hour room service, as well as the hotel’s first-rate facilities including a gym, indoor swimming pool, spa, and free access to its exclusive beach club.
About Ramada by Wyndham Beach Hotel Ajman
Ramada by Wyndham Beach Hotel Ajman guarantees to provide a tranquil and relaxing stay. Located along the Ajman Corniche, the hotel offers a stunning panoramic view of the Arabian Gulf. It is easily accessible to the major business, leisure and cultural hubs in the emirate and is just 25 kms from Dubai International Airport and 15 kms from Sharjah International Airport. A modern resort hotel, guests can enjoy a comfortable and peaceful stay with its well-appointed rooms and suites, and amenities including an indoor swimming pool, gym, and a beach spa. Plus, a delightful gastronomic experience at the hotel’s dining outlets – Flavors all-day dining restaurant and King’s Grill Restaurant.
About Wyndham Garden Ajman Corniche
Wyndham Garden® is a hotel brand designed to make stays more carefree by focusing in what matters most to deliver stress-free, easy travel. The new Wyndham Garden Ajman Corniche offers convenient access to Ajman beach, alongside an array of dining and leisure options. Catering to both holidaymakers and business travellers, the four-star property features 179 rooms and suites, plus an executive lounge on the top floor with panoramic views of the Arabian Gulf. Additional facilities will include two restaurants, an outdoor swimming pool, gym and spa, separate health clubs for men and women, and a kids’ play area.