Industry Update
Appointment26 September 2019

Waqas Bin Tahir

Appointed General Manager
At Ibis Styles Heathrow East in London, United Kingdom

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Waqas Bin Tahir

Waqas has extensive experience in the hospitality industry, having worked in both Radisson and Ibis Styles hotels for over 14 years. In addition to this, Waqas has an MSc in Tourism Management from Surrey University which ranks top 5 in the world for tourism. For the past 7 years, Waqas has worked in General Manager roles at Ibis Southampton Centre, Ibis Budget Portsmouth and Ibis Budget London Hounslow, making him the perfect candidate for this new GM role.

At Ibis Styles Heathrow East, Waqas will use his honed skills and expert knowledge to drive the business forward and develop an empowered team through a collaborative approach. Waqas aims to create a culture with genuine, first-class customer service and effectively manage his team to positively contribute to the local community through continuous engagement, with people always at the heart of the business.


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