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2015 Speakers

Dr Jeroen Oskam

Director of the Research Centre - Visiting Professor at EADA Barcelona & co-editor of the Journal of Tourism Futures, Hotelschool The Hague

Ali Borhani

Founder CWO, Incubeemea

Christopher R.J. Knable

Chief Operating Officer, Katara Hospitality

Denis Sorin

Advisor to Chief Executive Officer, Dur Hospitality

Bart Dohmen

Managing Director, BRC Imagination Arts, BV

Brian Fisher

Head of Project Management – Middle East, Faithful+Gould

Abdellah Essonni

CEO, ABJAR Hotels International LLC

Susan Harmsworth MBE

Chairman, ESPA International

Mark Shea

Head of Hospitality for the Middle East, Faithful+Gould

His Excellency Hesham Abdulla Al Qassim

Chief Executive Officer, wasl Asset Management Group

Simon Coombs

President & CEO, Shaza Hotels

Stephen Tate

Chairman, Cristal International Standards

Hala Matar Choufany

Regional Managing Director, HVS Dubai

Dr Badr Al Badr

Chief Executive Officer, Dur Hospitality

Abdulla Ziyath

Managing Director, Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC)

Moses Solemon

Chairman and CEO, Canada Business Holdings Inc.

Clarence Tan

Senior Vice President, Development, Asia, Middle East & Africa, IHG

Simon Barlow

Chief Executive Officer – Hotels Business Unit, Majid Al Futtaim Properties

Roger Blackall

Executive Director – Real Estate Asset Management, Premier Group WLL

Elizabeth Winkle

Managing Director, STR Global

Rawaf Bourisli

Director of Development, Action Hotels & General Manager, Board Member, Action Real Estate Company (kscc)

Amine Moukarzel

President, Golden Tulip Hotels, Suites & Resorts MENA

Arne M. Sorenson

President and Chief Executive Officer, Marriott International, Inc.

Rafi-uddin Shikoh

Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director, DinarStandard

Robert Swade

Group Chief Development Officer, Jumeirah Group

Graciëlla Karijomedjo

Project Coordinator and Researcher, European Tourism Futures Institute

Jonathan Worsley

Chairman, Bench Events, Board Director, STR Global

Daniel Ruff

President and Managing Director (EMEAI), Wyndham Hotel Group

Christoph Härle

Chief Executive Officer, EMEA , JLL Hotels & Hospitality Group

Mark Wynne-Smith

Global Chief Executive Officer – Hotels & Hospitality Group, JLL

Simon Lazarus

Vice President of Food and Beverage, Europe, Middle East and Africa, Hilton Worldwide

Ignace Bauwens

CEO, Abu Dhabi National Hotels

Filippo Sona

Director | Head of Hotels  (MENA Region), Colliers International

Catalin Cighi

Managing Partner, Cain Hospitality Innovation (CHI)

Ivanka Trump

Executive Vice President of Development & Acquisitions, The Trump Organization

Anita Mendiratta

Founder & Managing Director, CACHET Consulting

Ahmed Ramdan

Founder and Group CEO, Roya International

Edmund O’Sullivan

Chairman, MEED

Anil Bhardwaj

Director, A.A. Al Moosa Enterprises

Gerald Lawless

President and Group Chief Executive Officer, Jumeirah Group

Daniel Silke

Director, Political Futures Consultancy

David Thomson

Chief Operating Officer, JA Resorts and Hotels

Chiheb Ben-Mahmoud

Executive Vice President- Head of Hotels & Hospitality, Middle East & Africa, JLL

John T.A Vanderslice

Global Head, Luxury & Lifestyle Brands, Hilton Worldwide

Simon Allison

Chairman, HOFTEL

Paul Diab

Vice President-Operations, Golden Tulip MENA

Rutger Smits

CEO, Al Rayyan Tourism Investment Company

Margreet Papamichael

Director, AECOM Economics

Wolfgang M. Neumann

President & CEO, The Rezidor Hotel Group

Media Centre

Press Releases 2013



Arabic Press Releases 2013