Airbnb has appointed Adlène Djekiref as the hotels & serviced apartments' regional manager for Middle East and Africa.
Djekiref started his career as a revenue management consultant in Paris where he was in charge of driving revenue for a portfolio of independent hotels.
Post that, he joined Airbnb in 2018, where he was in charge of Hotels in France & Belgium.
Djekiref graduated in revenue management at the University of Angers (France) in 2010 and has 10 years of experience in hotel Revenue Management and distribution.
In addition to these roles, Djekiref has also taught revenue management and hotel marketing courses in several schools and hotel institutes.
Recent Appointments at Airbnb, Inc.
3 July 2020 — Airbnb's Chinese arm has hired a new chief operating officer, Siew Kum Hong, effective immediately.
Hong had previously joined the company in 2012 serving as its APAC general counsel, before subsequently becoming regional director for the Asia-Pacific region.
15 May 2020 — Today, we are excited to announce that Tara Bunch will join Airbnb as Global Head of Operations. In this role, Bunch will oversee Airbnb's Customer Service, Trust and Safety and Payments teams and report directly to Airbnb Co-Founder and CEO Brian Chesky.
30 January 2020 — Airbnb today announced the appointment of Catherine Powell as Head of Airbnb Experiences. In this role, Powell will serve on Airbnb's Executive Team and lead Airbnb's Experiences business, managing a team spanning five continents that works to grow the number of high-quality offerings available to travelers and support Airbnb Experience Hosts.