In-depth look at the regional hospitality market with Nils-Arne Schroeder, Fairmont’s SVP operations
With over three decades of experience in luxury hospitality, Nils-Arne Schroeder is a visionary and inspirational hotelier. Here, he provides insights into the regional hospitality market and discusses his demanding role as senior vice president of operations for Asia Pacific and the Middle East at Fairmont.
Christophe Schnyder, the managing director of Sofitel Dubai The Palm, sheds light on the latest trends and the current status of Dubai’s effervescent hospitality industry.
Sherief Abouelmajd, a seasoned hotelier with over 30 years of experience spanning the USA, North Africa, the Middle East and GCC countries, has a wealth of operational expertise. As general manager of the Steigenberger Hotel Doha, he reveals the latest hospitality trends and the strategies he has implemented to ensure the hotel delivers exceptional guest experiences.
With over two decades of experience in the hospitality industry, Imad Akil, GM of Centro Mada Amman by Rotana, has successfully led the opening of multiple hotels in the region. In addition, he has played a pivotal role in supporting Rotana’s head office through various field visits and corporate initiatives. We sat down with the accomplished hotelier to discuss the hotel’s sustainability pledge and how the Jordan’s hospitality sector is evolving.
HN spoke with David Wilson, an industry veteran and GM of Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah, to find out what the future holds for the luxury property.
As the newly appointed general manager of Le Méridien City Center Doha, Amjad Audat is an expert in strategic planning for hospitality organizations. Here, he tells us more about his career and plans for the property.
An intrepid globetrotter, tenacious problem solver and luxury hospitality aficionado, Charles Fisher wears the various hats of a hotelier with ease. He brings more than two decades of experience to his current role as general manager of Four Seasons Cairo at First Residence, where we caught up with him for an exclusive interview.
Mehdi Zaanoun, a seasoned hospitality expert and the GM of Four Seasons Resort and Residences at The Pearl-Qatar, talks about his two decades of expertise in crafting extraordinary guest experiences through authentic and intuitive service.
Park Hyatt Dubai has promoted hotel manager Luis Cobo to general manager. With a remarkable career spanning more than 18 years, paired with a passion for delivering exceptional guest experiences, Cobo brings a wealth of knowledge and leadership to his new role at the 223-room property.