Bulgarian national George Gantchev takes up a new challenge by integrating the first establishment of the Blazon Hotels brand in Ajman. With over 26 years of experience in the hospitality industry, George Gantchev holds an MBA in Hospitality Management from NEOMA Business School, Paris. George Gantchev joined Kempinski in 1997 as Front Office Manager in Bulgaria. Since then, he has developed his skills in six different countries, such as the United Arab Emirates with the pre-opening of the Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi, Zamani Zanzibar Kempinski in Tanzania, Kempinski Hotel Amman in the capital of Jordan, then The Egypt with the luxury resort Kempinski Hotel Soma Bay in the Red Sea, followed by Saudi Arabia where he managed the Burj Rafal Kempinski Hotel Riyadh. In 2015, George Gantchev took over the management of the Grand Hotel Kempinski Riga – pre-opening the first five-star hotel in Latvia – before joining the Blazon Hotels brand in December 2017 during the rebranding of the Ajman Hotel. George Gantchev is now leading the Ajman Hotel team through an exciting program of improvements, including the recent rebranding of one of the favorite spots for local customers to be renamed Blazon Lounge and the all-day Café Naseem restaurant. offering an outdoor terrace with sea view.
Recent appointments at SHS
Mahmoud Saffarini – Director of Sales and Marketing
November 4, 2019 – The Ajman Hotel managed by Blazon Hotel is pleased to announce the appointment of Mahmoud Saffarini as Director of Sales and Marketing. Joining the Ajman Hotel from the Salalah Rotana Resort in Oman, Saffarini brings a solid background in the areas of sales, business development, strategic planning and team management.
Mariela Hristova – Head of Public Relations and Marketing
November 7, 2018 – The Ajman Hotel, managed by Blazon Hotels, has appointed Mariela Hristova as Public Relations and Marketing Manager. Hristova started her career in the United Arab Emirates as Deputy Marketing Manager at Bahi Ajman Palace and joined Hotel Ajman after her last position as Personal Assistant at Emaar Hospitality Group.