Resort manager, Anantara Sir Bani Yas Resorts, Rachid Bakas

Rachid Bakas

Anantara Sir Bani Yas Resorts has promoted Rachid Bakas to the position of resort manager.

Bakas will utilise his more than 16 years of experience to lead the teams across three Anantara Resorts on the island.

He enthused: “It has always been a pleasure to work with such a dynamic and motivated team in these magnificent Island properties. We will continue to provide our guests with memorable experiences and uphold the timeless Anantara luxury standards while enhancing brand value into the future.”

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Bakas joined Anantara Sir Bani Yas Resorts in April 2014 as a front office manager. He then rapidly climbed the ranks to rooms division manager, then director of rooms and has now been promoted to resort manager.

Prior to joining Anantara Hotels, he held several management roles in Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts over an eight-year stint in both Abu Dhabi and Dubai.

Bakas is dedicated to elevating the guest experience and nurturing his team. He is committed to maintaining Anantara’s luxury service excellence and delivering unparalleled experiences in the upcoming years.