With over ten years experience in the hospitality sector, Turkish national Manaz began his career at the Hilton Parksa, Istanbul where he spent several years before joining Radisson SAS in Bahrain.
Speaking of the appointment, Yigit sezgin, Rezidor Hotel Group’s Regional Director Sales and Marketing said, “Our staff will always be our most valuable asset and while the current economic climate is challenging, we are committed to looking long-term. This appointment will help ensure we can achieve our development plan for regional sales.”
“It is great to welcome someone onboard with such vast experience in Rezidor hotels in the Middle East market, we are extremely proud to promote from within and continue to develop our home grown talent,” Yigit added.
Prior to taking this role, Manaz, who joined Radisson SAS in 2005, held the position of Group Sales Manager at Radisson SAS Dubai Deira Creek. As Regional Sales Manager for Rezidor, Manaz will be responsible for leisure & MICE sales across the Middle East.
Currently, the Brussels-based group has 32 hotels, representing 7,948 rooms, in the supply pipeline across the Middle East and Africa. This year, will see the addition of two brands to Rezidor’s regional portfolio with the recent opening of Park Inn hotels in Al Khober and Muscat and the opening of Hotel Missoni Kuwait towards the end of this year.