Radisson Hotel Group says it has appointed Yehia El-Mansoury as the General Manager of Radisson Hotel, Ikeja.
A statement by the group said the appointment took effect from April 1, 2023.
It described Yehia as a leading luxury hotelier with a wealth of experience spanning 20 years in the industry and specialising in the African and Middle East markets.
Speaking on behalf of the group, Regional Director Africa, Radisson Hotel Group, Bert Fol described Yehia’s appointment as a key milestone in the successful journey of the Radisson Hotel in Ikeja, Lagos.
Fol said, “His energy, enthusiasm and quality experience are great assets to have onboard and we expect that he will do a great job in developing a fantastic team focused on positive engagements with the local community and promoting quality of service and facility to all guests.”
Yehia had previously worked as Regional Assistant Director of Sales at Domina Coral Bay and Director of Sales and Marketing at the Movenpick Hotels and Resorts in Egypt.
He progressed to the role of group director of business development at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in Tanzania in 2015 and was general manager of the hotel in Stone Town, Zanzibar in 2017.
Commenting on his appointment, Yehia said, “I am thrilled to be joining the fantastic team at Radisson Hotel Lagos, Ikeja. Nigeria’s hospitality sector is one of the most vibrant in Africa and I have long admired the established reputation of the Radisson Hotel Group. I am committed in my role to upholding the service culture of the brand while striving to further enhance guests’ experience at our hotel and improve overall brand value into the future.”
Yehia holds a bachelor’s degree in Hotel Management, including a certification in leadership from Harvard Business School.
He also boasts of certification in Hotel Management and Owner Relations from Cornell University in New York.