World's Leading Travel Personality 2022

And the winner is...

World Travel Awards Winner Shield 2022

Hassan Ahdab, President of Hotels Operations, Dur Hospitality Company

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Meet the Winner

Hassan Ahdab is the President of Hotels Operations for Dur Hospitality. He oversees operations, aligns the company’s vision to expand across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Starting his career in 1979, Hassan Ahdab is recognized as a hospitality stalwart and one of the most progressive and energetic leaders in the industry.

Prior to his current role, he held several significant positions in the finance and operations sectors including CEO at Retaj Hospitality Group – Doha; Vice President and Regional Director for Africa & Indian Ocean Operations for Starwood Hotels & Resorts; Managing Director on assignment in Seychelles; General Manager for Le Meridien Libreville – Gabon; as well as Area General Manager of Le Méridien Hotels in the Caribbean & French West Indies.

He holds a Bachelor Degree in Economics, Commerce & Accounts Management from Damascus University, and also received the CEHMI (Geneva) honorary title – Executive Doctor for International Relations.

He also holds the 21st rank in the Hotelier Middle East Power 50 List 2019, and has been a continued participant and speaker at renowned industry events such as the Saudi Arabia Hospitality Investment Conference (SHIC) and the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference (AHIC).

Dur Hospitality Company - Hassan Ahdab, President of Hotels Operations

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