El Zyr was the general manager at Hala Arjaan by Rotana. He assumed leadership of the 288-room Al Maha Arjaan by Rotana in early 2017 and has played a pivotal role in completing the hotel’s full refurbishment.
Prior to that, El Zyr was in a managerial position in several Rotana properties in Abu Dhabi, namely Park Rotana, Park Arjaan by Rotana, Yas Island Rotana, and Centro Yas Island.
Speaking about his role El Zyr said: “It is an honour for me to lead two of Rotana’s prized Arjaan properties in the capital. Both hotels are highly successful, and although they are fundamentally similar, each has a unique identity and a set of unique selling points. The two properties combined will have an inventory of 454 keys and will be a major player in Abu Dhabi’s deluxe hotel apartment market. My mission is to maximise their full sales potential, find synergies that increase productivity, and share best practices that create lasting memories for our guests.”
The dual Lebanese-Canadian national is the son of Rotana’s co-founder, Selim El Zyr, and is a graduate of the Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne in Switzerland.