Aiana Hotels & Resorts strengthens presence in Middle East
Prior joying Aiana, his project was The Sanchaya in Bintan, Indonesia, where he was instrumental in positioning the property as one of the best new luxury resorts in the world, garnering a host of industry accolades.
A seasoned hospitality professional with three decades of industry experience, Rao will be based at Aiana Hotel & Resorts' regional headquarter in Qatar Financial Center, Doha. In this new leadership role, Rao will use his extensive global expertise in strategic planning, luxury project development, design, management and operations for bringing to life Aiana's unique 'Hospitality 2.0' promise that is aimed at offering innovative service in a smart, stimulating environment and delivering an intuitive hotel management model that resonates with the next generation of travelers.
Aiana Hotels & Resorts' flagship project will be based in Doha. The project, "Aiana Suites and Residences, Doha," will be located in the prestigious central business district of West Bay in Doha. Currently under construction, the project will consist of 180 keys with sea-facing and city views, and it will measure between 73 feet to 250 feet.