ART Rotana Amwaj Islands, the stunning new luxury hotel soon to open in the heart of Amwaj, has welcomed on board Joe Batshoun as its new General Manager. Joe has been heading the pre-opening team of ART Rotana and is responsible for the overall running and efficient operation of the art-inspired property.
A veteran in the hospitality industry with over 25 years of experience working in three different continents, Joe brings a wealth of knowledge to the table and has been recognized multiple times throughout his career with financial and leadership excellence awards.
Dynamic, focused with a strategic approach to business, Joe opened Yas Island Rotana & Centro Yas Island Abu Dhabi in 2009 and was instrumental in the successful operation of these 2 properties. Prior to joining the Rotana Group, Joe was Area General Manager with Marriott overseeing 3 properties.
Commenting on his appointment, Joe stated, "I am delighted to be working with the ART Rotana team and extremely excited to launch this luxurious property which will without doubt be a unique addition to the country’s vibrant hospitality offerings".
Located on the sea front of Amwaj Islands, ART Rotana is set to be a superb landmark destination when it opens its doors in December 2014. Boasting stunning architecture across its premises inspired by Arabian art, the property invites guests to experience a cozy blend of tradition and modernity perfectly balanced with high-end luxury and unparalleled service. The hotel features 311 stunning sea view rooms and suites, fully equipped meeting rooms with state-of-the-art conference facilities, ample choice of restaurants and a fully equipped Beach Club, including Rotana’s signature Bodylines Fitness & Wellness facility. The hotel is family friendly offering different entertainment and attractions for the kids, from a kids club and waterpark to supervised group activities. An intriguing attraction is the dancing fountain, which blends light and music to create mesmerizing entertainment. A permanent art collection under the theme ‘A moment in time’ also adorns the hotel lobby and reflects the artistic focus of this unique property.