Industry Update
Appointment13 February 2014

Philippe Harb

Appointed Chief Operating Officer (COO)
At One to One Hotels in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Philippe HarbAbu Dhabi based One to One Hotels and Resorts has promoted Philippe Harb to the position of chief operating officer. In his new role as COO, Harb will oversee the asset management of One to One hotels and resorts, as well as implement new management contracts of properties and serviced residences under One to One brand categories. Last year, One to One Hotels and Resorts doubled its hotel portfolio by securing signing management agreements with five new properties, which be rebranded under the One to One umbrella by end of 2014. In January this year, One to One Hotels announced that it was to take over the management of Morocco’s Tarifa Hotel and rebrand it as the Tarifa One to One Resort in May 2014.

César Ritz Colleges Switzerland

Philippe Harb (Class of 2001) is a graduate of César Ritz Colleges Switzerland in Brig - Switzerland
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Ansal Thaha - regional operations manager

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Hassan Alich - Hotel Manager

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Magdy Ayoub - Cluster General Manager KSA Hotels

11 June 2015 — Magdy Ayoub was recently appointed as the new cluster general manager for One to One Hotels & Resorts’ Saudi Arabia properties. Having been living and working in Saudi Arabia for eight years, Ayoub was previously pre-opening GM of Concorde Makkah Hotel from September 2014 until April 2015, and before that he was general manager of Drnef Hotel, Makkah.
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