Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham Jumeirah Beach Residence in Dubai has welcomed Samer Rafie as hotel manager.
Having acquired over 20 years of hospitality experience, Rafie, an Egyptian national, has worked in the UAE, the KSA, Kuwait and Bahrain.
Prior to assuming his new positon, he worked at Fraser Suites Dubai for seven years as operations manager, where he was later promoted to executive assistant manager. Before that, he worked for various hotels within the emirate, including City Seasons Dubai, Chelsea Tower Hotel Apartment and Jood Palace Hotel Dubai.
As hotel manager, Rafie will be responsible for the hotel’s daily operations. He will lead all departments in achieving high customer satisfaction ratings, while also directing the hotel’s strategies to maintain healthy occupancy and revenue.
Rafie enthused: “I am delighted to join Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham JBR. I look forward to working with all the department heads and the associates in providing top notch service and high-quality accommodation for our guests. It is an exciting time for Dubai’s hospitality and tourism industry and we are optimistic for the year ahead, with the wave of developments and events that are happening in the city and the UAE.”