Souq Waqif Boutique Hotels by Tivoli announced the appointment of Claude Rababy, with over 35 years of experience in the hospitality industry, as the new General Manager. The appointment aims at strengthening the management’s vision to enhance the Group’s repute in the sector, as well as plan its growth trajectory in tune with the changing times.
Having graduated in 1982 from the ‘École Hôtelière’ at Thonon Les Bains in France, Rababy has worked with many renowned international brands in the hospitality industry. In 2004, he completed his Masters’ Degree (DESS) in ‘Business Administration’ from the University of Jean Moulin in Lyon, France.
During his career spanning between Arab and Western countries, Rababy worked on analysing market patterns, which helped him enhancing the hotels’ performance and increase revenues and profit margins, in addition to working on the standards of the hotels and the implementation of a set of plans & procedures in order to upgrade those facilities.
Commenting on his new appointment Rababy said:
I am honoured to join the team of Souq Waqif Boutique hotels by Tivoli, one of Minor Hotels’ Group brand.
In a short timeframe, Souq Waqif Boutique Hotels has been able to reserve its place on the global tourism map, making it a distinctive tourist destination at the heart of Souq Waqif, rich in heritage, to tell the bright history of Qatar through one of the most important tourist attractions in the country. From our side, we will reaffirm this success by adding many exceptional services that meet the expectations of our guests and visitors.’