Towers Rotana Dubai has welcomed Arif Gokaslan as human resources director and Kimberley Schops as assistant director of front office.
Gokaslan will use his nine years of industry experience to elevate the property’s HR department. He joins Towers Rotana from a well-known group of Academic Hospitals in Istanbul, Turkey, where he served as the human resources director and managed two fully running hospitals and a polyclinic, while overseeing over 1,200 employees.
Before this, he worked as Dedeman Hotels & Resorts International’s group human resources manager and was responsible for 16 hotels.
Commenting on his new challenge, Gokaslan said: “I’m very excited to join Towers Rotana Dubai, and begin this new journey in my hospitality career in the UAE. I am looking forward to joining the team and to playing my part in the next chapter of the company’s growth and development.”
Meanwhile, as assistant director of front office, Schops will be responsible for ensuring the smooth operation of the hotel’s front office. She previously served as the guest service manager of Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan by Rotana and has been a member of the Rotana group for over two years. She has over six years of valuable hospitality industry experience.
Schops enthused: “I am immensely grateful for the opportunity to grow and develop with Rotana Hotels. I’m excited about my promotion and new role of managing the front office operations, actively managing guest satisfaction and customer care while creating a treasured time for our guests.”