Rita Ghantous is a hospitality aficionado and a passionate writer with over 9 years’ experience in journalism and 5 years experience in the hospitality sector. Her passion for the performance arts and writing, started early. At 10 years old she was praised for her solo performance of the Beatles song “All My Love” accompanied by a guitarist, and was approached by a French talent scout during her school play. However, her love for writing was stronger. Fresh out of school, she became a freelance journalist for Noun Magazine and was awarded the Silver Award Cup for Outstanding Poetry, by The International Library of Poetry (Washington DC). She studied Business Management and earned a Masters degree from Saint Joseph University (USJ), her thesis was published in the Proche-Orient, Études en Management book. She then pursued a career in the hospitality industry but didn’t give up writing, that is why she launched the Four Points by Sheraton Le Verdun Newsletter. Her love for the industry and journalism led her to Hospitality Services - the organizers of the HORECA trade show in Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Jordan, as well as Salon Du Chocolat, Beirut Cooking Festival, Whisky Live and other regional shows. She is currently the Publications Executive of Hospitality News Middle East, Taste & Flavors and Lebanon Traveler. It is with ultimate devotion for her magazines that she demonstrates her hospitality savoir-faire.
Jannah Hotels and Resorts announced that it will been opening its latest luxury property in December 2019 at their new upscale property in Dubai, Jannah Dubai Creek. The hotel will consist of 138 spacious rooms and well-appointed suites, five culinary outlets offering a range of international cuisine and a fully facilitated recreational facility with a private pool, gym and spa. Most noteworthy, the new property will utilize new innovative technology that will provide guests with a seamless check-in for a more convenient experience. Following in their expansion plans is Jannah Ras Al Khor, a 57-story hotel in Sharjah that is set to open in 2022.
“WTM will mark our first presence at an international exhibition, which gives us an opportunity to showcase our portfolio of hospitality jewels for our international expansion strategy,” stated Chief Executive Officer of Jannah Hotels and Resorts, Richard Haddad. “This vibrant Business-to-Business event would be a good opportunity for us to get an insight into the latest industry trends and tap into new business prospects that will assist us in benchmarking our future endeavors,” he added.
With 6 stunning properties established all around UAE, ranging from urban lifestyle resorts to bespoke luxury hotels, this family-friendly brand has all the right ingredients for a perfect staycation for leisure travelers or long-term visitors. To meet demands of the increasingly growing tourism in the UAE, the Arabian-inspired brand will also be promoting specialized offers including their exclusive membership program, Jannah Elite Club and tailor-made packages for local and international guests.
Ossama Charrouf, Vice President for Sales and Marketing of Jannah Hotels & Resort said, “UAE’s reputation as a unique leisure destination has significantly grown and this event will help us to further strengthen partnerships with luxury operators and diversify our brand to be in line the emerging competitive market.”Add to Favorites