Industry Update
Appointment13 March 2019

Omar Souab

Appointed General Manager
At Sofitel Dubai Wafi, United Arab Emirates

Omar Souab

Accor Group has appointed Omar Souab as General Manager of Sofitel Dubai Wafi that is scheduled to open at the end of 2019.

Formally with Fairmont Fujairah Beach Resort, within the Accor portfolio, Souab has several years of experience in the hospitality industry. He also has an in-depth background in operations and sales following a 15-year career with Accor in Morocco and the United Arab Emirates.

Souab holds a Bachelor degree in International Business from Santa Monica College in Los Angeles, USA, a Bachelor degree in International Business majoring in Marketing from Schiller International University in Madrid, Spain and a Masters in Hospitality from Accor's International Hospitality Management Program in Paris, France.


Accor is a world-leading augmented hospitality group offering unique and meaningful experiences in almost 4,800 hotels, resorts, and residences across 100 countries. With an unrivalled portfolio of brands from luxury to economy, Accor has been providing hospitality savoir-faire for more than 50 years.
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