Ajman Hotel appointed Hatem Gaafar as its New Director of Training & Development

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Hatem Gaafar

Ajman: The Egyptian national Hatem Gaafar is taking a new challenge by joining the Ajman Hotel, first property of Blazon Hotels brand in Ajman. With over 15 years of experience in Training, Education and Development, Hatem Gaafar holds a Bachelor’s degree in Linguistics & Literature.

His last position was Cluster Director of Training & Development with Rixos Hotels, Sharm El Sheikh in Egypt. Prior to his last assignment, Hatem spent three years as Director of People Training & Development at Kempinski Hotel Soma Bay, Red Sea, Hurghada, Egypt. He has also worked in training roles for several major hotel brands among which were IHG and Accor.

Hatem Gaafar said: “I am glad to take this decisive career step with Blazon Hotel Group in order to share my knowledge and elevate the quality and operational standards for this property. I am looking forward to this exciting journey with Ajman Hotel.”

Ajman Hotel’s General Manager George Ganchev added: “I am glad to welcome such dynamic hotelier to the team as I am sure his expertise in creating and delivering training programs will be an added value to align employee skills and knowledge with our brand standards.”

About Ajman Hotel:

All 168 rooms and 14 suites of the Ajman Hotel overlook the clear blue waters of the Arabian Gulf. The spacious rooms and suites are well-appointed with modern Arabic décor. The hotel features ten food and beverage outlets and extensive leisure facilities. Ajman Hotel sits on one of the most beautiful white-sand beaches in the UAE. A large swimming pool and a designated kids pool, as well as jet skiing, windsurfing, and sailing, offers something for everyone.

About Blazon Hotels:

The upscale luxury brand offers a fully customizable experience that creates flexible services around the clock for affluent travelers. At the core of Blazon is an offering to enrich the customer’s experience with an operating philosophy centralized around the expertise and personal attention of the quintessential hotel concierge. Blazon delivers expertise in skills that serve the guests by providing a tailor-made menu of services and choices whenever and wherever demanded.

About Smart Hospitality Solutions:

Smart Hospitality Solutions FZ LLC (SHS) is a specialist in hotel and resort management company poised to be an industry innovator and game changer in hospitality management. The founders of SHS are industry veterans with 100 years of combined experience and have successfully opened and operated over 200 hotels across the world with internationally recognized brands. The SHS portfolio encompasses three distinct brands: Blazon, Contempera, and a wellness brand Softouch Hotels.