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Mon, 17 April 2023

Ramy Khamis and Hasan D Al Masri Join The Ritz-Carlton, Langkawi

(17/04/23)  The Ritz-Carlton, Langkawi has appointed Ramy Khamis as Director of Operations and Hasan D Al Masri as Director of Food & Beverage.

Ramy Khamis. Click to enlarge.
Ramy Khamis

Ramy Khamis has a degree in hotel management and over 19 years of hospitality industry experience in Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.

Having started his career as a senior front office agent at the Semiramis InterContinental in his hometown of Cairo, Ramy eventually joined The Ritz-Carlton Riyadh as Night Manager, moving his way steadily up the ranks until he became Assistant Director of Rooms.

After three years he was promoted to the position of Director of Rooms, moving to The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert in 2017 to oversee the opening of the property as Director of Rooms after it was rebranded as a Ritz-Carlton.

Ramy also served as the support chair and council member for the Marriott Business Council in the UAE, and counts receiving a Certificate of Appreciation from the White House, after the visit of the then president to Riyadh, as one of his memorable moments.

Hailing from Jordan, Hasan D Al Masri is no stranger to Langkawi as he previously served as Assistant Director of F&B at the St. Regis Langkawi from 2018 to 2020 and also worked with the pre-opening team of the Aloft Langkawi Pantai Tengah.

Armed with a diploma in hotel management, Hasan’s career began as restaurant captain at the Jordan Valley Marriott Resort & Spa, before stints at the Kempinski Ishtar and the Holiday Inn Resort, Dead Sea. He returned to Marriott in 2009 at the Salalah Marriott Resort in Oman.

His first role with The Ritz-Carlton brand was as a member of the pre-opening team for The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal, where he stayed on as restaurant manager for their Lebanese restaurant, Mijana.

From there he progressed to Assistant Director of Banquets for a year, before being promoted to the position of Director of Restaurants at The Ritz-Carlton Jeddah and King Abdullah Convention Center, where he stayed until 2018 before moving to Langkawi.

Hasan returns to Malaysia from his most recent role as Assistant Director of F&B (and acting Director) at the Assila, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Jeddah.

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