Luca Medda appointed as General Manager of Centro Capital Doha
Bringing with him 26 years’ experience in the hospitality industry
Doha, Qatar- 3 April 2016: Rotana, one of the leading hotel management companies in the Middle East, Africa, South Asia and Eastern Europe, has appointed Luca Medda as General Manager of Centro Capital Doha, the new hotel which is scheduled for soft opening in April 2016.
Medda has significant experience in the hospitality industry, with 26 years in the field working for 14 hotels in 8 different countries. Having worked in countries like Qatar, the United Arab Emirates and Egypt, he possesses a great understanding of the Middle Eastern market, which will enable him to raise the level of services provided to guests at Centro Capital Doha.
On this occasion, Rotana’s Area Vice President, Mr. Mohammad Haj Hassan said: “Qatar’s hospitality sector is one of the most vibrant and evolving sectors in the region and we are committed to playing a key role in supporting this growth. With the need for affordable business hotels in town, we are extremely happy to introduce Centro Capital Doha, which will fill this gap, while continuing to provide world-class service and comfort to guests. “We are very proud to have Medda on board as GM for Centro Capital Doha, which will witness its soft opening in April 2016. His joining is in line with our efforts to appoint highly qualified personnel. Having eight years of experience with Rotana, makes Medda the perfect person for the job, and we are confident that he will lead the hotel forward and make it a desirable destination for businessmen in Qatar,” added Mohammad Haj Hassan.
Centro, Rotana’s lifestyle affordable hotel brand, redefines the conventional concept of economical comfort by offering superior class accommodation and hospitality. With its smart and stylish hotel brand, Rotana hopes to meet the demands of the new generation of travellers who seek both finesse and functionality at reasonable rates. Young and fresh in its approach, Centro is a contemporary concept that is original in its presentation yet dynamic in its offerings.
Commenting on his appointment, Luca Medda, General Manager of Centro Capital Doha said: “It is a great honour to work with Rotana, I joined the group in 2007, and today I continue this amazing journey with a special team of professionals at Centro Capital Doha. I am looking forward to opening Centro Capital Doha and delivering excellent hospitality services, especially with the newly introduced brand in the local market. Centro, the lifestyle hotel brand, is well known for providing an unparalleled benchmark for travellers who not only appreciate style and sophistication but also value for money.”
Medda began his career in 1988 in Italy and moved between several countries such as UK, Germany, France, Austria and Italy. His first break in the Middle East was in Doha in 2001 with the opening team of the Ritz Carlton. He later worked in Egypt and UAE, only to return back to Doha with Oryx Rotana in 2012 as the EAM.
About Centro Capital Doha
Centro Capital Doha is the fourth Rotana Hotel in Qatar that meets the demands of the new generation of travellers who seek both finesse and functionality at reasonable rates.
Conveniently located in Bin Mahmoud district on Al Jazeera street, Centro Capital Doha is surrounded by Villaggio Mall, Souq Waqif and City Centre Mall, in addition to major commercial centres, local/traditional markets. Young and fresh, Centro Capital Doha offers 229 distinctive rooms which include innovative design that caters to all tastes with high quality and reasonable prices.
In addition, the hotel has a set of distinctive F&B outlets: c.deli is Centro’s innovative 24-hour grab and go dining concept. c.taste is the energetic, modern, upbeat, fun and most importantly, simply delicious restaurant that offers a distinctive dining experience and a wide variety of international cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner. c.mondo offers an ideal destination for a casual get together over a cup of coffee or a refreshing cocktail with family or friends.
Centro Capital Doha also provides a variety of options that caters to the guests’ fitness goals such as the gym equipped with the latest technology and the outdoors swimming pool to renew the vigor and vitality.
Rotana currently manages a portfolio of over 100 properties throughout the Middle East, Africa, South Asia and Eastern Europe with an aggressive expansion plan in place. Rotana has chosen to acknowledge how precious time is by making all time spent in their range of hotels ‘Treasured Time’. This means Rotana has pledged to understand and meet the individual needs of all guests. In so doing, Rotana has evolved its product brands to include, Rotana Hotels & Resorts, Centro Hotels by Rotana, Rayhaan Hotels & Resorts by Rotana, Arjaan Hotel Apartments by Rotana and The Residences by Rotana. Treasured Time. The Rotana promise to you.