Luca Medda appointed as General Manager of Centro Capital Doha
Doha, Qatar- 3 April 2016: Rotana, one of the leading hotel management companies in the Middle East, Africa, South Asia and Eastern Europe, has appointed Luca Medda as General Manager of Centro Capital Doha, the new hotel which is scheduled for soft opening in April 2016.
Medda has significant experience in the hospitality industry, with 26 years in the field working for 14 hotels in 8 different countries. Having worked in countries like Qatar, the United Arab Emirates and Egypt, he possesses a great understanding of the Middle Eastern market, which will enable him to raise the level of services provided to guests at Centro Capital Doha.
On this occasion, Rotana’s Area Vice President, Mr. Mohammad Haj Hassan said: “Qatar’s hospitality sector is one of the most vibrant and evolving sectors in the region and we are committed to playing a key role in supporting this growth. With the need for affordable business hotels in town, we are extremely happy to introduce Centro Capital Doha, which will fill this gap, while continuing to provide world-class service and comfort to guests. “We are very proud to have Medda on board as GM for Centro Capital Doha, which will witness its soft opening in April 2016. His joining is in line with our efforts to appoint highly qualified personnel. Having eight years of experience with Rotana, makes Medda the perfect person for the job, and we are confident that he will lead the hotel forward and make it a desirable destination for businessmen in Qatar,” added Mohammad Haj Hassan.
Centro, Rotana’s lifestyle affordable hotel brand, redefines the conventional concept of economical comfort by offering superior class accommodation and hospitality. With its smart and stylish hotel brand, Rotana hopes to meet the demands of the new generation of travellers who seek both finesse and functionality at reasonable rates. Young and fresh in its approach, Centro is a contemporary concept that is original in its presentation yet dynamic in its offerings.
Commenting on his appointment, Luca Medda, General Manager of Centro Capital Doha said: “It is a great honour to work with Rotana, I joined the group in 2007, and today I continue this amazing journey with a special team of professionals at Centro Capital Doha. I am looking forward to opening Centro Capital Doha and delivering excellent hospitality services, especially with the newly introduced brand in the local market. Centro, the lifestyle hotel brand, is well known for providing an unparalleled benchmark for travellers who not only appreciate style and sophistication but also value for money.”
Medda began his career in 1988 in Italy and moved between several countries such as UK, Germany, France, Austria and Italy. His first break in the Middle East was in Doha in 2001 with the opening team of the Ritz Carlton. He later worked in Egypt and UAE, only to return back to Doha with Oryx Rotana in 2012 as the EAM.