Wael El Behi
Hawthorn Suites Dubai names GM
Dubai, November 4, 2013
Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham, the first hotel brand in Dubai and the region of Wyndham Hotel Group, has appointed Wael El Behi as general manager.
Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham is the flagship property of the brand in the region and El Behi’s main task is the smooth opening of the 25-storey property and to welcome shortly guests to the 188-room hotel and suites.
El Behi said: “Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham in JBR will open in two phases. We will have shortly our soft opening and our grand opening will happen very soon. As the General Manager of Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham my main task is to oversee the full operation of the hotel.”
“The challenge for me and my team is to get ready for operation in a very short period of four months, I am confident that we will achieve our goal because we have a good brand, a prime location and the great value for money. I am very happy to share that we are getting positive feedbacks from the market and specially our business partners who are working with us to promote the property to our target markets.”
Sumair Tariq, managing director, R Hotels said: “We would like to congratulate Mr. El Behi in his appointment as General Manager of our second property in Dubai. We commend his exceptional performance in operating our property in Downtown Dubai.
“It was a very challenging role for him because Ramada Downtown Dubai is surrounded by famous hospitality brands but El Behi’s leadership abilities and extensive background in hotel operations are the keys to his success. I am sure these will also guide him in getting Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham reach its goals.”
Prior to this appointment, El Behi was General Manager of Ramada Downtown Dubai, another property owned and managed by R Hotels, the hotels and hotel management subsidiary of Ajman-based R Holding. – TradeArabia News Service