Louis Abi Abboud has diverse experience within the hospitality industry, having served on the property owner side as well as the hotel operator side.
He began his career in hotel operations with Starwood Hotel and Resorts at the St. Regis Monarch Beach in California where he held management positions for a couple of years, before joining the Saudi Bin Ladin Group in Jeddah, as part of their Asset Management team overseeing a 3000+ keys portfolio of hotels in Makkah. Louis later moved to Dubai, joining international consultancy firm HVS. He then moved to Asset Management & Business Planning at Majid Al Futtaim Properties, to work part of the team overseeing eleven internationally branded properties in addition to several new hotel developments across the region.
Since November 2014, Louis joined the development team of AccorHotels middle east.
Louis graduated from Sagesse University’s Faculty of Hospitality Management with an academic certification of École hôtelière de Lausanne with a Bachelors of Science in Hospitality Management. He also holds a certification in Real Estate Investment and Asset Management from Cornell University.
See Louis Abboud, speak in the following sessions: