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Dur Hospitality Demonstrates Growth At SHIC 2020

The third edition of the Saudi Hospitality Investment Conference (SHIC) concluded on the 21st and 22nd of January, at the Riyadh Airport Marriott Hotel, where Dur Hospitality hosted the prestigious event as the strategic partner, under the patronage of the Saudi Commission for Tourism & National Heritage (SCTH), in partnership with Bench Events and MEED and in the presence of over 350 dignitaries, industry experts, hoteliers and investors.

Marriott International Signs Landmark Deal To Open The First Fairfield By Marriott Hotel In Makkah, Saudi Arabia

Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) today announced that it has signed a landmark agreement with Nahdet Al-Mashaer to open a 2,600-room Fairfield by Marriott property in Makkah. The agreement is expected to deliver the first Fairfield by Marriott property to the Middle East and Africa region, create the largest Fairfield hotel in the world and bring one of the largest hotels to the growing religious destination of Makkah.


Panos Loupasis

Vice President Development, Middle East, Eurasia & Africa - Wyndham Hotels & Resorts

Noelle Homsy

Development Manager - Shaza Hotels

Filippo Sona

Global Hospitality Drees & Sommer

Kevork Deldelian

Chief Executive Officer, Millennium Hotels & Resorts Middle East and Africa

Elie Milky

Vice President Development, Radisson Hotel Group

Abdullah Al-Abdooli (B.Arch.)

Chief Executive Officer - Marjan

Sultan Bader Al-Otaibi

Chief Executive Officer Dur Hospitality

Olivier Harnisch

Chief Executive Officer of Emaar Hospitality Group

Haitham Mattar

Chief Executive Officer, Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority

Jay Rosen

Head of Finance and Investments, The Red Sea Development Company

Dr. Badr Al Badr.

Chief Executive Officer, Dur Hospitality

Shuja Zaidi

Principal at Equinox Group Middle East

Pascal Gauvin

Managing Director, India, Middle East and Africa (IMEA), IHG

Haitham Mattar

CEO, Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA)

Jerad Bachar

Executive Director - Tourism Sector, Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB)

Ignace Bauwens

Regional Vice President, Middle East and Africa at Wyndham Hotel Group

Ramsay Rankoussi

Senior Director Business Development Middle East & Africa for the Rezidor Hotel Group