Central Hotels Announce Appointment of General Manager at Royal Central Hotel The Palm


Central Hotels has appointed Mohamed Hassan Youssef as the General Manager for the luxurious Royal Central Hotel The Palm.  Mohamed is a seasoned hotelier with over 20 years’ experience in the industry, including 9 years in the UAE working with a number of leading brands within the region.

Ammar Kannan, Group General Manager of Central Hotels said, “We are delighted to welcome Mohamed as General Manager of our newest 5-star hotel. Mohamed has a solid hospitality background in the GCC, and we are confident that his local and international experience will deliver a truly unforgettable moments to our much-valued guests. We believe his diverse expertise will enable him to develop and grow his team who are key to ensuring our guests are well looked after and stay loyal to us.”

Upon joining the Royal Central Hotel The Palm Mohamed commented, “I am honored and extremely motivated to lead the highly-talented team to offer Central Hotels’ ‘Stay Fresh’ concept for the first time in The Palm Jumeirah.  We are proud to have such an outstanding property in this iconic destination in Dubai. Our Stay Fresh concept will give our guests the opportunity to surround themselves with a whole lot of fun in a funky, casual and family-friendly surrounding.  I am looking forward, together with my team, to welcome guests from around the world to this stunning hotel.”

An Egyptian national, Mohamed began his career with a number of Global brands, which included Sonesta Hotel & Nile Cruises, Swissotel Sharm El Sheikh, and Concorde Hotels & Resorts for many years with his focus on front of house. Speaking fluent French, Arabic, and English, he came to the UAE in 2009 to take the position of Front Office Manager at the Iberotel Miramar Al Aqah Fujairah. In 2014 he took the position of Rooms Division Manager at Gloria Hotels where he quickly progressed to Director of Rooms. In 2016 he took the role of Director of Operations for the new Telal Resort, Al Ain by Muruoj Gloria. Immediately prior to joining Royal Central Hotel The Palm, he was Hotel Resident Manager at the Western Hotel in Abu Dhabi.

About Royal Central Hotel The Palm
The stunning Royal Central Hotel The Palm features 207 elegantly-appointed rooms and suites, each beautifully designed to intuitively meet the needs of discerning travelers.  One of the biggest attractions of the resort is its striking location on the East crescent of the iconic Palm Jumeirah.  Guests have beachfront access to one of the best private beaches in the city while enjoying unhindered views of the world-famous architectural landmarks such as Atlantis The Palm and Burj Al Arab.  An array of recreational facilities at the Royal Central The Palm ranges from water sports to an outdoor infinity pool, state-of-the-art gym and health spa. All this together with exciting dining options, allow guests to relax in a truly beautiful and memorable setting.

For more information visit www.central-hotels.com

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About Central Hotels
Central Hotels has very quickly established itself as a reputed hotel management group in the UAE with its flagship property First Central Hotel Suites located in Barsha Heights (TECOM) near Sheikh Zayed Road. Building up on this amazing success, the brand is now poised to expand its footprint targeting the UAE and Turkey as the primary markets for growth in addition to other lucrative destinations in the Middle East. The group has recently added to its portfolio spectacular new 5-star hotels such as Canal Central Business Bay and Royal Central The Palm followed by Central House Citywalk focused on millennials, Novotel The Palm, Diamond Central – Business Bay, and Island Central in Dubai, as well as Valley Central Bursa, and Valley Central Trabzon in Turkey.

For more information visit www.central-hotels.com 

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