Industry Update
Appointment16 October 2019

Hazem Aouad

Appointed Director of Sales and Marketing
At Mövenpick Hotel Ibn Battuta Gate Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Hazem Aouad

The Lebanese national will be lead the growth of the 396-key property with a steady focus on corporate business and strengthening leisure partnerships, as well as a strategic approach on meeting and events.

Aouad has 20 years of hospitality experience, acquired from five-star luxury resorts to city properties across the Middle East. He obtained his bachelor's degree in Hotel & Tourism Management from the Notre Dame University in Lebanon and a Postgraduate Diploma at University Cesar Ritz, Brig, Switzerland.

He kicked off his career in Lebanon as a food and beverage supervisor and worked his way up, developing key negotiation and skills which landed his niche in the industry through sales. In his spare time, Hazem enjoys riding motorbikes and outdoor sporting activities.


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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