General manager, Avani Ibn Battuta Dubai Hotel, Amer Ammar

Amer Ammar

Avani Hotels & Resorts has appointed Amer Ammar as the opening general manager of Avani Ibn Battuta Dubai Hotel.

Ammar will oversee the upcoming launch and daily operations of the 360-key property, which is scheduled for November of this year.

Assuming his new role with over 25 years of experience, he kicked off his hospitality journey in his native Jordan in 1994. In 2001 he moved to Dubai where he held a number of operational leadership roles for Taj Palace and Coral International. In 2007, he joined Al Ghurair Group as hospitality manager and set up the hospitality division for the group. He moved on to become a general manager for the first time with the pre-opening team of Premier Inn Dubai Silicon Oasis in 2009. Between 2011 and 2015, Ammar was the pre-opening general manager at Premier Inn Abu Dhabi Capital Centre, and subsequently cluster general manager for Premier Inn Abu Dhabi hotels.

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Prior to assuming his new role at Avani Ibn Battuta Dubai Hotel, he served as the general manager of Premier Inn Dubai Investments Park.

Ammar enthused on his appointment: “It is a pleasure to join Avani Hotels & Resorts and to have the opportunity to work with such a dynamic and motivated team in the lead up to this exciting hotel launch. I look forward to welcoming guests from around the world to Avani Ibn Battuta Dubai when it opens in a few months.”