Arabian Hotel Investment Conference

09 – 11 April 2019 | AHIC Village, Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates

Speaker profile

Goulam Amarsy

Chief Executive Officer, Barceló Hotel Group Gulf DMCC

Goulam Amarsy has over 30 years of experience in real estate development, in Canada, the middle-East and the Indian sub-continent.

In Canada, Goulam has spearheaded the financing and development of successful commercial and entertainment real-estate projects ranging in size from 100,000 to 1,000,000 square feet.

From his Dubai office, Goulam has advised a number of developers on anchor-driven shopping malls, budget-hotels and 5-star hotels in the UAE, Oman, India and Pakistan.

Goulam is the CEO of Barcelo Hotel Group Gulf DMCC, which covers the GCC countries for the Spanish group which manages city hotels and resorts and is one of the world leaders in the “all-inclusive resort” segment.  Its website is www.barcelo.com.

Barcelo has already signed eight management contracts in the region and has a pipeline of six more hotels which can be signed by December 2019.

Goulam is the founder and President of the Harvard Business School Alumni Club of the GCC (www.hbs-gcc.org).