JA Resorts & Hotels has appointed hospitality veteran and skilled business chief Robert El Khoury to the place of vice chairman of gross sales and advertising.
He will likely be chargeable for overseeing the business operate of JA Resorts & Hotels ten-property portfolio throughout the UAE, Seychelles and Maldives.
Echoing the values and motivation of JA Resorts & Hotels, who rejoice their fortieth 12 months in operation this 12 months, El Khoury brings 21 years of MENA expertise to the group from a number of hospitality names.
A Lebanese nationwide, he started his profession with Dusit Thani in 2000, earlier than spending 9 years with IHG Hotels & Resorts in quite a lot of gross sales and advertising management roles within the UAE, Egypt and Thailand.
He then spent six years with Jumeirah as a director of gross sales and advertising in Dubai, earlier than being headhunted by Marriott International to roles in Ritz Carlton, Westin, Le Meridien cluster and W The Palm Dubai.
El Khoury additionally accomplished an MBA in Hospitality Management from the Emirates Academy in 2014.
“I’m excited to tackle this new problem with JA Resorts & Hotels, bringing their excellent merchandise to the fore globally and within the native market.
“Each of the JA properties is completely individual and provides unique experiences and unforgettable memories for all generations, which is an enticing proposition for our travel partners and future guests,” stated El Khoury.
JA Resorts & Hotels is a legacy UAE model, born in 1981 and holding a longstanding popularity for excellence within the administration and operation of award-winning resorts and resorts.