Dubai, UAE - Citymax Hotels has announced the appointment of the Hotel Manager at the newly opened Citymax Ras Al Khaimah. Mr. Ahmad Taher has joined the homegrown hotel group’s senior management team and is heading up the first new look property for the brand.
Mr. Aly Shariff, Citymax Hotels, Chief Operations Officer says: “We are always proud to announce about our key talent who have taken the succession ladder to leadership roles. We are confident that Ahmad is bringing a unique and expansive skill set to the role of Hotel Manager at Citymax Hotel Ras Al Khaimah and are positive that his 16 years of experience in the industry will be instrumental in creating moments for both team and guests.”
Ahmad’s core responsibility will revolve around the operations of the hotel, as well as growing the guest occupancy at the Ras Al Khaimah property. He graduated in Hospitality Management from Rasheed Tulaa, Jordan in the year 2000 and more recently completed an MBA from the University of Northampton. With significant hospitality experience – from being part of pre-opening management teams, F&B management, to becoming a Hotel Manager – Ahmad has played a key role in the properties he has previously worked in. He was also involved in rolling out two Guinness World records in the UAE, first was the largest gathering of chefs in the world and second was a beverage stunt at The Huddle Sports Bar, Citymax Hotel, Bur Dubai.
“I am thrilled to be working with the team at Citymax Ras Al Khaimah, as it’s the first time we will be present in the Northern Emirates. We are ready to offer a vibrant experience focused on delivering value for money and celebrating moments with every stay.” says Ahmad.
Citymax Hotels, a part of landmark Group, has a current portfolio of four hotels in the UAE and one in Egypt, with a further three properties opening this year – two in Dubai and one in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Location: Bin Daher Street, Al Nakheel Area, Ras Al Khaimah, UAE, P.O. Box 5598
Phone: 800 CITYMAX (2489629) | +971 72073700 | Fax: +97144078000
Citymax is a brand built entirely around our guests - bold, vibrant and full of life, a distinctive hospitality experience focused on delivering memorable service and high perceived value. A consistent delivery of comfort and convenience is brought to life with striking colours and contemporary design. Efficient service is made engaging by warm, charismatic staff, empowered to put a smile on your face. Surprising touches and attention to detail ensure guests leave delighted and eager to return. Citymax is strategically located in Dubai at Bur Dubai and Al Barsha, Sharjah, Ras Al Khaimah and Aswan, Egypt with upcoming hotels in Dubai, Al Barsha and Business Bay as well as Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
About Landmark Group
Founded in 1973 in Bahrain, the Landmark Group has successfully grown into one of the largest and most successful retail organizations in the Middle East and India. An international, diversified retail and hospitality conglomerate that encourages entrepreneurship to consistently deliver exceptional value, the Group operates over 2300 outlets encompassing over 30 million square feet across the Middle East, North Africa and the Indian sub-continent.
Landmark Group has a strong workforce of over 55,000 employees and provides a value-driven product range for the family through its retail concepts: Centrepoint, Babyshop, Splash, Shoe Mart, Lifestyle, Iconic, Max, Shoexpress, Home Centre, Home Box and Emax. In addition to the brands developed in-house, the Group also holds the franchise rights for some of the world's leading fashion and footwear brands in the countries where it operates.
The Group has also diversified in the leisure, food and hospitality with Landmark Leisure, Balance Spa & Salon, Citymax Hotels, Fitness First and Foodmark, the restaurant division, which operates the Group's own and franchise food outlets.
For more information please visit: www.landmarkgroup.com