Mattar joins IHG from the Saudi Ministry of Tourism where, as senior advisor and a member of the Executive Leadership Committee.
One of the main objectives in his new role will be to reinforce the hotel as a renowned culinary and lifestyle destination.
Opening in January 2022, the 138-room property will feature two F&B outlets, six meeting rooms, an outdoor pool, a gym and a business center.
Having spent 24 years with IHG, Fady Najib Sawaya has vast experience and expertise in the hotel industry, especially in Saudi Arabia. We spoke to Sawaya, area GM at IHG Riyadh Central Hotels and GM of Crowne Plaza Riyadh RDC Hotel & Convention Center, to learn more about what’s happening in the local market.
HN tries to highlight the experience of long stay hotels in the region and how did they mitigate the impact of the crisis.
Schmelter joined the cluster Hotels on October 1, 2020 and is responsible to drive the performance of InterContinental, InterContinental Residences Suites, Crowne Plaza, Holiday Inn and Dubai Festival Arena by InterContinental at Dubai Festival City.