Tyrone Lodder has been named the new general manager of Novotel Muscat Airport. In this role, he will oversee the hotel's daily operations and management, with a focus on maintaining high standards for stakeholders.
With over 20 years of experience in the hospitality industry, Lodder brings a wealth of knowledge in areas such as food and beverage, staff development, and enhancing guest satisfaction. His career with Accor spans 11 years, including positions as cluster general manager at Grand Mercure Dubai City and Ibis Styles Dubai Airport. Lodder's journey in hospitality began in South Africa, igniting his passion for the field.
Lodder expressed his enthusiasm about joining the Novotel Muscat team, aiming to contribute to the growth of Oman's hospitality sector. He plans to lead with positivity and transparency, prioritizing customer satisfaction and guest experiences.
His goals include forging strong relationships with hotel owners, stakeholders, and the team to support the local community and advance the national hospitality industry.
Novotel Muscat Airport, which opened in January 2020, caters to both business and leisure travelers. The hotel features 215 rooms and suites, three unique dining options, six versatile meeting spaces, a ballroom, and the In-balance Fitness & Wellness Club.
This appointment marks the third venture of Accor Hotel Management Corporation in Oman.