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Munir Ahmed
Director Hospitality, Naseel Holding

Al Tareq Al Ameri
Chief Executive Officer, Yas Marina Circuit

Dr Badr Al Badr
Chief Executive Officer, Dur Hospitality

Mustafa Al Hashimi
Chief Executive Officer, wasl Hospitality

Abdullah Al Jehani
Special Advisor to the President, Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities

Sultan Al Otaibi
Head of Real Estate development , Dur Hospitality

Saad A Al-Qahtani
Accommodation Sector Manager, Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities

His Excellency Hesham Abdulla Al Qassim
Chief Executive Officer, wasl Asset Management Group

Mohammed Al Rais
Hill International, Regional President Middle East

Farida Al Raisi
Director of Human Resources , Shangri-la Hotel and Traders Hotel Qaryat Al Beri

Simon Allison
Chairman, HOFTEL

Scott Antel
Hospitality and Leisure Partner, Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP

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

Jerad Bachar
Executive Director – Tourism and Leisure, Bahrain Economic Development Board

Imad Barrakad
Chairman & CEO, Moroccan Agency for Tourism Development (SMIT)

Ramine Behnam
Associate Hotels & Hospitality Group, JLL

René Beil
Managing Director, Beaufort Global Partners LLC

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

Anil Bhardwaj
Director, A.A. AlMoosa Enterprises

Ali Borhani
Founder CWO, Incubeemea

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

Piers Brown
CEO, International Hospitality Media

Hala Matar Choufany
Managing Partner, HVS Dubai

Catalin Cighi
Managing Partner, Cain Hospitality Innovation (CHI)

Simon Coombs
President & CEO, Shaza Hotels

Hiran Cooray
CEO, Jetwing Hotels Ltd

Darroch Crawford
Managing Director, Premier Inn Hotels International

Alain Debare
Chief Executive Officer, Action Hotels

Jean-Jacques Dessors
Chief Executive Officer Mediterranean, Middle-East and Africa (MMEA), ACCOR

Paul Diab
Vice President-Operations, Golden Tulip MENA

Hon. Minister Navin Dissanayake
Minister Tourism and Sports, Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka

Bart Dohmen
Managing Director, BRC Imagination Arts, BV

Gordon Drake
Chief Financial Officer and Head of M&A, Kingdom Hotel Investments

Oliver Ebner
Executive Director at Project & Specialised Finance, National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD)

Simon Enders
Project Director, Faithful+Gould

Abdellah Essonni
CEO, ABJAR Hotels International LLC

Taras Ettl
Vice President Development - Middle East & Africa, InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) 

Ramzy Fenianos
Development Director - EMEA, Starwood Hotels & Resorts

Kristina Fischer
Associate Vice President – Business Development and Legal Services , Centara Hotels & Resorts

Duncan Fraser-Smith
Managing Director, The Cutting Edge Agency , CEO, Global Hospitality Limited

Henning Fries
Managing Director – Hospitality, Al Habtoor Group

Neil George
Senior Vice President, Acquisitions & Development Middle East & Africa, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.

Michael Glennie
President & Chief Operating Officer, FRHI Hotels & Resorts

Olivier Granet
Senior Vice President of Development Middle East, ACCOR

Chris Gregory
Display Sales Manager - Middle East & Africa, Trip Advisor

Alison Grinnell
Director – Hospitality and Leisure, Assurance Services Lead, PwC

Helen Hangari
Senior Legal Consultant, DLA Piper

Khatija Haque
Head of MENA Research, Emirates NBD

Christoph Härle
Chief Executive Officer EMEA, Hotels & Hospitality Group, JLL

Susan Harmsworth MBE
Chairman, ESPA International

Kees Hartzuiker
CEO, Roya International

Simon Hasdell
Vice President , Asset Management - Hospitality, IFA Hotel Investments

Shaun Hinds
Managing Director – EMEA and APAC , BridgeStreet Global Hospitality

Rudi Jagersbacher
President, Middle East and Africa, Hilton Worldwide

Harry Johnson
Chief Officer Asset Management, OMRAN

Fredrik Jonsson
Head of Asset Management- Hospitality, Investment Corporation of Dubai (ICD)

Satyan Joshi
Senior Industry Manager , Google

Micaela Juarez
Director of Commercial Events, Connections

Assem Kaissi
Chief Operating Officer, Alesayi Group

Graciëlla Karijomedjo
Project Coordinator and Researcher, European Tourism Futures Institute

Markus Keller
Deputy Senior Vice President Global Sales and Distribution, ACCOR

Eng. Hani Ali Abdulla Khamis
Chairman, Hani Group

Jawad Khan
Head of Debt & Capital Advisory Service (MENA region), PwC

Viviane Khoury
Regional Sales & Marketing Director, Golden Tulip MENA

Carlos Khneisser
Vice President of Development - Middle East, Hilton Worldwide

Christopher R.J. Knable
Chief Operating Officer, Katara Hospitality

Alex Kyriakidis
President & Managing Director - MEA, Marriott International

Saahil Lalit
Associate Manager Hotels, MENA Region, Colliers International

Gerald Lawless
President and Group Chief Executive Officer, Jumeirah Group

Andrew Lindley
Vice President Finance, Moevenpick Hotels & Resorts

Panos Loupasis
Senior Development Director – Middle East & Africa, Wyndham Hotel Group Middle East

James Marsh
Vice President of Capital Projects, Jumeirah Group

Ben Martin
Senior Director, AECOM

Nicolas Mayer
Partner & Industry Leader - Lodging & Tourism Clients Group, PwC

Shane Moore
Executive Director, Real Estate Banking, Middle East & Africa, Standard Chartered Bank

Amine Moukarzel
President, Louvre Hotels Group & Golden Tulip MENA

Wolfgang M. Neumann
President & CEO, The Rezidor Hotel Group

Taleeb Noormohamed
Vice President Global Partnerships,

Sebaa Orabi
Head of Discipline - Interior Design, SSH Design

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

Edmund O’Sullivan
Chairman, MEED

Kenny Picken
President and Group MD, TravelTek

Eric Perino
Director, Business Development, Real Estate, Dubai World Central

Ahmed Ramdan
Founder and Group CEO, Roya International

Damien Rizzi
Asset Manager (MENA Region), Colliers International

Daniel Ruff
President and Managing Director EMEA, Wyndham Hotel Group

Andrew Sangster
Editorial Director, Hotel Analyst Group of Titles

David Scowsill
President & Chief Executive Officer, World Travel & Tourism Council

Russel Sharpe
Chief Operating Officer, Citymax Hotels - Landmark Group

Mark Shea
Head of Hospitality for the Middle East, Faithful+Gould

Philip Shepherd
Partner, PwC

Rafi-uddin Shikoh
Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director, DinarStandard

Daniel Silke
Director, Political Futures Consultancy

Gaurav Sinha
Founder & CEO, Insignia Worldwide

Nick Skea-Strachan
Partner, Berwin Leighton Paisner

Rutger Smits
Chief Operating Officer, Abu Dhabi National Hotels

Moses Solemon
Chairman and CEO, Canada Business Holdings Inc.

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

Arne M. Sorenson
President and Chief Executive Officer, Marriott International, Inc.

Denis Sorin
President of Hotel Operations, Dur Hospitality

Robert Swade
Group Chief Development Officer, Jumeirah Group

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

Stephen Tate
Chairman, Cristal International Standards

Ian Taylor
Executive Director, Travel Weekly Group

Nigel Teasdale
Senior Asset Manager, Tourism Development & Investment Company (TDIC)

Damian K. ten Bohmer
Director Commercial - Middle East & Africa, IHG

Prab Thakral
Group CEO, Boutique Group of Companies (Subsidiaries of Thakral Land Ltd. (Thailand))

David Thomson
Chief Operating Officer, JA Resorts and Hotels

Ivanka Trump
Executive Vice President of Development & Acquisitions, The Trump Organization

Kevin Underwood
Global Leader of Leisure and Culture, AECOM

John T.A Vanderslice
Global Head, Luxury & Lifestyle Brands, Hilton Worldwide

David Vely
Senior Vice President Development Middle East, Africa & India, Premier Inn International

Suma Venkatesh
Senior Vice President- Real Estate & Development, Taj Group (Indian Hotels Company Ltd)

Hubert Viriot
CIO – IFA Hotels & Resorts &, CEO – Yotel Ltd, UK

Gabriel Von Bonsdorff
Senior Manager – Hospitality & Leisure, Aldar Properties P.

Daniela Wagner
Director - International Partnerships, Connecting Travel

Elizabeth Winkle
Managing Director, STR Global

Mark Wynne-Smith
Global Chief Executive Officer – Hotels & Hospitality Group, JLL

Jonathan Worsley
Chairman, Bench Events, Board Director, STR Global

Elie Younes
Executive Vice President & Chief Development Office, The Rezidor Hotel Group

Maria Zarraluqui
Global Development Managing Director, Melia Hotels International

Philippe Zuber
Chief Operating Officer, Emaar Hospitality Group
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