Experience

  • REGIONAL DIRECTOR

    at MENA HOTELS & RESORTS

    March 2017 - at Present

    Dubayy

    Developing the brand for a major Saudi owners Al Hokair Group hotels division. Opened & re-branded 9 hotels in ME

  • GENERAL MANAGER

    at MENA HOSPITALITY

    December 2015 - February 2017

    Beyrouth

    Hospitality consultancy Hotels & Restaurants

  • Group General Manager

    at Golden Tulip

    July 2013 - December 2015

    Al Minţaqah ash Sharqīyah

    Group General Manager of 5 properties in KSA

  • Regional Development Director

    at Al Hokair Group Hospitality Division

    September 2010 - March 2013

    Al Minţaqah ash Sharqīyah

    Managed the development of a newly created brand MENA HOTELS & RESORTS owned by the company and individual hotel owners

  • Area General Manager

    at Golden Tulip

    April 2008 - September 2010

    Dubayy

    Managed 2 hotels in Dubai under a franchised agreement with Golden Tulip, properties owned by Al Hokair Group KSA

  • Genera Manager Coral Hotel Dubai &-Regional Development

    at Cora International Hotels (HMH)

    January 2003 - January 2008

    Dubayy

    Managed the Coral Hotel Dubai, a 5 star Hotel & waa responsible on the brand development within the MENA Area.

  • General Manager

    at Savoy Hotel

    January 2002 - January 2003

    Beyrouth

    Managed a hotel and another hotel apartment in Raouche area, Beirut - Lebanon. Refurbishment project included

  • General Manager

    at ROTANA Hotels

    September 1999 - April 2002

    Dubayy

    Managed Al Bustan Rotana hotel & Jumeirah Rotana hotel. Achieved budged by +10%

  • Director of Sales & Marketing

    at Crowne Plaza Hotel

    August 1993 - September 1999

    Dubayy

    Headed the sales department to manage a 600 keys hotel. Received for 3 consecutive years torchbearer award worldwide

Education

  • Master

    at Hotel Management

    2014 - at Present (6 years)

  • Master

    at Hotels Management

    2013 - 2014 (1 year)

  • BT

    at Hotel Academy

    1979 - 1979 (1 year)

Languages

  • English Negotiation

  • Arabic Native

  • French Negotiation

Hives