Industry Update
Appointment15 April 2019

Ahmed Elassy

Appointed General Manager
At AC Hotel Los Angeles South Bay - CA, USA

Ahmed Elassy

The AC Hotel Los Angeles South Bay, a design-led European lifestyle Marriott brand hotel slated to open in early summer, announces the appointment of Ahmed Elassy as General Manager. Located in the growing South Bay region of Los Angeles County, the new-build property will be a new social hub for locals as well as a central starting point for visitors exploring this bustling destination.

With 20 years of hospitality industry experience, Ahmed Elassy joins the AC Hotel Los Angeles South Bay as General Manager by way of the Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport, where he served as the Director of Operations for both the Hotel and Convention Center since 2015. During this tenure, he was also an interim general manager for various Marriott properties, including the Cincinnati Marriott at RiverCenter and Seattle Airport Marriott. Prior to joining Marriott, Elassy spent a decade serving Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts, where he acquired a diverse background in various positions in hotels around the world. In 2008, he was handpicked from the Four Seasons Hotel Cairo in his native country to relocate and oversee front office operations during a $40 million dollar renovation at the only 5-Star, 5-Diamond hotel in Washington D.C. Based on Elassy's successful track record in D.C., he was sent to manage another renovation at The Beverly Wilshire in Beverly Hills before moving on to utilizing his strengths for the Marriott brand. In his new role at AC Hotel Los Angeles South Bay, Elassy will oversee all aspects of the 180-room property, including the rooftop restaurant and bar, and ensure overall guest satisfaction.

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