Tamares Hotels Management

Tamares Hotels Group management consists of several experienced and prominent hoteliers in the country, with extensive experience in the hospitality industry in Israel and abroad.

Raphy Weiner - President and CEORaphy Weiner

The Tamares Hotels management team is made up of the most experienced group of hoteliers in the country, with both local and international know-how in all fields of the hospitality industry.

A member of the Tamares Leisure team since July 2000, Raphy manages the Tamares hotel portfolio, as well as seeking new hotel management and leisure acquisition opportunities.

Raphy earned his primary qualifications at Israel's Tadmor Hotel Management School and completed further training at Cornell University in New York.

His extensive experience as CEO and COO of Sheraton Hotels (Israel), as Vice President of the Israel Hotels Association and as Chairman of the Israel Hotel Managers' Association has made him a capable and confident leader who inspires the company to achieve higher standards.

Anat Starik-Dahan - VP Marketing & Commercial

Anat Starik-Dahan | Photo by Nimrod AronovOne of the four founders of the Fattal hotel chain, Anat Starik-Dahan has served as its VP Marketing and Sales since the chain's launch 12 years ago. In addition to her extensive work with Fattal, Anat has held a variety of management, marketing, and sales positions in major international hotel chains, including Holiday Inn and Sonesta.

Anat holds a BA (Hons) in English Linguistics from Tel Aviv University, as well as a degree in hotel management from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology.

Among her other areas of expertise, she specializes in infrastructure establishment and management, as well as in various forms of branding.


Tzachi Levy - Chief Financial Officer

Tzachi Levy - CFO Tamares HotelsTzachi Levy  is a CPA  and has a master's degree in accounting from Bar Ilan University, a BA in Economics From Haifa University. Tzachi Levy is the CFO of the Tamares Hotel chain and among his responsibilities ,  he’s in charge of the purchasing department, auditing and Energy Efficiency and IT.
Tzachi Levy has served as CFO at Tamares Real Estate owned by  Poju Zabludowicz and merged into British Israel.

From 2000 to 2009, Tamares Real Estate dealt with construction and lease of office & commercial buildings .

Tzachi previously served as Finance and Accounting functions in real estate companies, public and private.

Global Expertise

Tamares Group is a privately owned group of investment companies with significant worldwide interests in finance, real estate, technology, manufacturing and leisure.

The Group's principal offices are situated in Helsinki, Las Vegas, London, New York, Herzliya, Vaduz and Zurich. The Group was founded over 50 years ago by the late Shlomo Zabludowicz, a Finnish entrepreneur, and is now headed by his son, Poju Zabludowicz.

The hallmark of the Group's success has been the ability of its core team of specialist managers and advisors to identify investment opportunities in its sectors of operation ahead of market sentiment and to move swiftly and decisively.

Tamares Group actively seeks investment opportunities worldwide, with North America, Europe and Israel its current areas of focus.

Local appeal

Tamares 6 flagship positions in Israel are:

  • The Daniel Hotel Herzliya - 200 rooms
  • The Daniel Dead Sea Hotel - 302 rooms
  • The West Lagoon Resort Netanya - 273 rooms
  • The West Boutique Hotel Tel Aviv - 65 suites
  • The West Boutique Hotel Ashdod - 113 suites
  • Shizen Spa Resort - 39 rooms
  • Shizen Spa - at Daniel Herzelia Hotel and Daniel Dead Sea Hotel