Royal Rose Hotel appoints Gianni Malerba as General Manager
A strategic step towards building a first class team
Dubai, UAE (May 16, 2013) – The Royal Rose Hotel, owned by the Bin Ham Group and managed by the City Seasons Group of Hotels, announced the appointment of Gianni Malerba as General Manager of the property which is scheduled to open by September 2013.
Gianni brings with him over 28 years of experience acquired in international groups like Starwood, Millennium, Grand Hyatt and Warwick International that will help establish Royal Rose Hotel as a leading 5-star hotel in Abu Dhabi featuring traditional Arabic hospitality. Prior to joining Royal Rose Hotel, he was General Manager at Grand Excelsior Hotels, Managing Director for TMC International Hotels & Resorts, and previously General Manager for five star properties in Croatia, England and Morocco.
Mohammed Al Aamri, Managing Director, City Seasons Group of Hotels, said “We are very happy to have Mr. Gianni on board of the Royal Rose Hotel. We are confident that he will be a driving force in establishing Royal Rose as a world class hotel in the region; with his effective leadership and tremendous experience, gained over the years from eight different countries. This is another strategic step towards building an international team to cater to different requirements of the guests both domestic and international. ”
Gianni Malerba on his appointment said: “I have taken up this responsibility with a vision to position Royal Rose Hotel as one of the best luxurious 5-star hotels in Abu Dhabi with world-class facilities and services. This is the flagship property and the first five-star property of City Seasons Group of Hotels so it is indeed an honour to lead the team who will offer the best service to both our leisure and business travelers.”
The Royal Rose Hotel, built in a style resembling the splendor and grandeur of a Parisian 17th century City Palais, will feature 355 luxuriously appointed rooms, including 112 Boutique Suites, 20 Luxury Suites and one Royal Suite – all elegantly and comfortably furnished, featuring equally classy in-room and bathroom amenities to leave lasting impressions.
Located in the heart of Abu Dhabi’s business area, the hotel had three elegant restaurants, six banquet and meeting rooms including two flexible ballrooms on two floors to host events with up to 300 guests. In four of the meeting rooms and the main ballroom delegates can enjoy natural day light. A variety of state-of-the-art leisure facilities on the top floors, including two separate Health Clubs and Spas for women and men and the roof top swimming pool and sun terrace guarantee a relaxing stay.
About Royal Rose Hotel:
The Royal Rose Hotel by City Seasons will be the first 5 star hotel operated and managed by City Seasons - in the heart of Abu Dhabi. The 355-rooms Royal Rose is City Season’s second property in the Capital, the two hotels very close to each other, will provide a total of over 665 rooms and suites and combined meeting facilities for above 700 delegates. City Seasons has properties in all the strategic cities of the Gulf such as Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Al Ain, and Muscat, Oman. The City Seasons Group of Hotels offers at present 1300 rooms in the region and the Group is keeping on expanding its portfolio with new projects which includes the opening of a new property in Dubai by the first quarter of 2014.