Ramada Hotel & Suites Ajman, a premier destination for business and leisure travellers, is pleased to announce the promotion of Mr. Iftikhar Hamdani as General Manager.
Mr. Hamdani brings over 17 years of experience in the hospitality industry. He started his career with Ramada Ajman as Director of Sales & Marketing in 2009 and was later promoted to Executive Assistant Manager. Within eight months he was promoted as General Manager, bringing several changes in the hotel operations and hotel performance. Ramada Ajman, the largest hotel in terms of room inventory (with 336 rooms) in the northern emirates currently enjoys 87 per cent occupancy year to date. Under Mr. Hamdani’s leadership, the hotel exceeded the expectation of the owners as well as both in-house and outside guests.
Mr. Hussein Kahil, Director Operations & Support, EMEA, Wyndham Hotel Group said: “We congratulate Iftikhar Hamdani on his new role as leader of Ramada Ajman. We are witnessing the success of Ramada Ajman under his leadership and he brought a lot of changes in the property. His contribution to the Wyndham Green is significant and we commend him for his effort.”
Mr. Sumair Tariq, CFO, R Hotels said: "We are happy to announce the promotion of Iftikhar Hamdani as General Manager. It highlights our commitment to our associates which are the main source of our success. Having honed his skills in the hospitality industry, we are confident that his solid base of experience, exceptional insight and initiative will prove to be an asset in furthering the goals of the company to become a significant player in the hospitality industry of the UAE. We congratulate him on his promotion and wish him greater success for the future."
Mr. Imran Khan, Director of Business Development, said: “Iftikhar Hamdani brings unbelievable changes in the company. He built a very strong team and I admire his ideas of creating staff activities for all the nationalities in his hotel every month. I congratulate him on his promotion and wish him good luck in future.”
Mr. Iftikhar Hamdani said: "I am very happy about my promotion. We are enjoying good occupancy for the last two years and now our focus is to indulge ourselves in some community and environmental support. My priority is to keep the same momentum of success at Ramada Ajman and at the same time make it a “Green” hotel to support the world’s environmental campaign.”
Mr. Hamdani started his hospitality career with Pearl Continental Hotels, the leading chain of 5-star hotels in Pakistan. He moved to UAE by end of 1999 and spent nearly a decade developing his sales and operational skills with Coral International Hotels UAE.