Rafat Gotta has assumed the position of general manager at Coral Dubai Deira Hotel, bringing more than 18 years of experience to the role.

As well as having worked for international hospitality groups such as InterContinental Hotels Group, Kempinski Hotels and Marriott International, Gotta most recently served as hotel manager at Holiday Inn Express Dubai Airport.

With extensive regional experience across the UAE, Qatar and Jordan, he is familiar with the local business and cultural landscape.

In his new role, Gotta will optimise the hotel’s performance, building upon its success to continue its growth as well as maintain and enhance standards.