Industry Update
Appointment11 March 2020

Hani Akkari

Appointed General Manager
At Alwadi Hotel by MGallery Collection in Doha, Qatar

Hani Akkari

Hani Akkari has been appointed General Manager of one of Doha's fastest growing hotels, Alwadi Hotel MGallery Collection locate in Msheireb Downtown Doha. With a hotel career spanning Europe and the Middle East, Akkari comes to Alwadi Hotel with more than 15 years' experience at some of the world's most recognized luxury properties.

Mr. Akkari started his career in 2007 gaining valuable experience in France at Four Seasons Luxury Hotels and Resorts - Cote D'Azur- France, followed by Hilton Arc De Triomphe - Paris, France in a managerial role. His career took him to join the pre-opening team at Sofitel Abu Dhabi Corniche, UAE, where he was promoted to Director of Rooms Division, overseeing every aspect from operations to financing, ensuring and exceeding every guest's expectations by providing an unparalleled experience.

An ACCOR veteran, he then transferred to Sofitel Al Khobar, KSA as Executive Assistant Manager and then moved to Alwadi Hotel MGallery Collection - Doha, Qatar where he led the pre-opening team as Director of Operations into a successful opening and transitioned to Acting General Manager.

Mr. Akkari holds a European Bachelor in Hotel Management at EcoleHoteliere de la Rochelle - France and Master Certificate in Hospitality Management - Focus on Hotel Revenue and Financial Management at Cornell University.

Lycée Hôtelier de La Rochelle

Hani Akkari (Class of 2007) is a graduate of Lycée Hôtelier de La Rochelle in La Rochelle Cedex 1 - France
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