Anees Shinnara officially became General Manager of the IntercityHotel Nizwa on 15 August 2020, the opening date. The hotel is situated in the city of Nizwa at the edge of the Hadschar mountain range, and 45-year old Mr. Shinnara had previously successfully guided it through the pre-opening phase.
Anees Shinnara has worked for Deutsche Hospitality since 2016. He is responsible for the IntercityHotel brand’s two presences in Nizwa und Salalah in his capacity as Area General Manager for Oman.
“Anees Shinnara managed to establish the IntercityHotel Nizwa as one of the city’s leading hotels from day one,” explained Joachim Marusczyk, founding Managing Director of IntercityHotel GmbH. “We are now seeking to work together to achieve even greater expansion of the IntercityHotel brand in Oman.”
Mr. Shinnara previously held a series of leadership positions at Starwood Hotels & Resorts, Six Senses Hotels, Kempinski Hotels and AccorHotels. He completed a Bachelor degree at the Arab Community College, where he specialised in banking and financial services.
“The opening of the IntercityHotel Nizwa was a complete success, and the whole team is looking forward to delivering an outstanding level of service to our guests,” Anees Shinnara commented. “Our new hotel in Nizwa provides first-class facilities for business events and family celebrations alike.”
IntercityHotel is a Deutsche Hospitality brand which encompasses over 40 hotels. The IntercityHotel Nizwa represents its second destination in Oman. It offers 120 guest rooms and suites, a restaurant, a café and an Aqua Pool Bar. Health and beauty spa facilities comprise a gym, a steam bath and a rooftop pool. The hotel’s luxurious Ballroom is capable of accommodating up to 700 people and is ready to stage weddings, family celebrations and business events. Three combinable conference rooms also provide additional options for meetings.