Middle East's Leading Travel Personality 2016

And the winner is...

World Travel Awards Winner Shield 2016

Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor, Chariman, Al Habtoor Group

Winner Profile | habtoor.com/en/3/the-group/chairmans-profile


World Travel Awards recognises ...

Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor

In 2016 World Travel Awards recognised Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor, Chariman, Al Habtoor Group, with the prestigious title of Middle East’s Leading Travel Personality.

A prominent and highly respected citizen of the United Arab Emirates, he is self-made man and leader of one of the most successful conglomerates in the Gulf.

Known not only for his many business achievements, Al Habtoor is also held in high regard for his extensive knowledge of international political affairs; his philanthropic activity; his efforts to promote peace; and the fact that he has long acted as an unofficial ambassador for his country abroad.

Beginning his career as an employee of a local UAE construction firm, he founded his own company in 1970, witnessing it grow alongside the United Arab Emirates itself.

Today Al Habtoor Group is recognised as one of the most prominent business corporations in the region with interests not just throughout the Middle East, but around the world.

Known for his optimistic outlook and warm personality, Al Habtoor Group is well respected by his associates and considered a well-balanced and progressive man. An active member of society, he also feels it is his civic duty to contribute to his country in any way he can.

Mohammed Al Habtoor, Vice Chairman and CEO, Al Habtoor Group

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