Rotana appoints Eddy Tannous as chief operating officer

Rotana appoints Eddy Tannous as chief operating officer

Tannous will oversee the hospitality group’s continued regional growth

Rotana has announced the appointment of Eddy Tannous as its new chief operating officer.

With more than 20 years of experience across various areas of hospitality, covering operations, customer satisfaction, strategic expansion and marketing across the Middle East, Tannous has held multiple senior roles with global brands. 

Most recently, Tannous served as senior vice president of Operations overseeing performance across Fairmont’s Middle East and Asian properties. 

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Commenting on the announcement, Rotana president and CEO Guy Hutchinson said: “It gives me tremendous pleasure to welcome Eddy to the team as we work to expand our footprint regionally and globally. 

"In his new role Eddy will assist me in driving the growth and expansion of Rotana and his responsibilities will include the successful opening of our new properties across the MENA region, and the creation of a synergy among our hotels in all aspects of our operations.”


Tannous commented: “I'm proud to be joining the renowned, and award-winning Rotana group – a brand truly committed to providing guests with the highest levels of quality and comfort. 

"As a homegrown brand, Rotana is synonymous with Middle Eastern hospitality and the group continues to cement its position as one of the leading players in the region. I look forward to collaborating with the team to help expand global operations and ensure the consistent delivery of Treasured Times across the world.” 

Rotana currently operates 72 hotels in the Middle East, Africa, Eastern Europe and Türkiye.

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