Mr. Mohamed Hassan Youssef has been appointed as
General Manager of the luxurious Royal Central Hotel The Palm.
An Egyptian national, Mohamed is a seasoned hotelier with over
20 years’ experience in the industry, including 9 years in the UAE
working with a number of leading brands within the region.
Mohamed began his career
with a number of global brands, including Sonesta Hotel &
Nile Cruises, Swissotel Sharm El Sheikh, and Concorde Hotels &
fluent French, Arabic, and English, he came to the UAE in 2009 to
take the position of Front Office Manager at the Iberotel Miramar
Al Aqah Fujairah. In 2014 he was appointed as Rooms Division
Manager at Gloria Hotels where he quickly progressed to Director
of Rooms. In 2016 he took on the role of Director of Operations for
the new Telal Resort, Al Ain by Muruoj Gloria.
Most recently, he was Hotel Resident
Manager at the Western Hotel in Abu Dhabi.
Ammar Kannan, Group General Manager of Central
Hotels said, “We are delighted to welcome Mohamed as General
Manager of our newest 5-star hotel. Mohamed has a solid
hospitality background in the GCC, and we are confident that his
local and international experience will deliver a truly
unforgettable moments to our much-valued guests. We believe his
diverse expertise will enable him to develop and grow his team who
are key to ensuring our guests are well looked after and stay
loyal to us.”