Arabian Hotel Investment Conference

April 2020 | United Arab Emirates

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Three minute pitch: New concept brands pitch to owners

Posted on May 09, 2019

New concept brands in the mid-market pitch to owners. 

Pitch Chair -Ali Manzoor

Judges -  Filippo Sona Rabih Feghali

SBE 
Louis Abi Abboud 
Vice President Development, Accor Middle East 

Makarem 
Hassan Ahdab 
Hotel Operations President, Dur Hospitality

Barceló 
Goulam Amarsy 
Chief Executive Office, Barceló Hotels & Resorts 

Aston Hotels 
Gerard Byrne 
Managing Director, Archipelago International

Comfort 
Dino Guiliano
Director International Corporate Development, Choice Hotels International

Cloud7Hotels 
Marloes Knippenberg
Chief Executive Officer, Kerten Hospitality

Hampton
Amir Lababedi
Managing Director Development, Hilton

Ramada Encore by Wyndham
Panos Loupasis 
Vice President Development,  Middle East, Eurasia & Africa, Wyndham Hotels and Resorts

Aloft 
Saahil Lalit
Senior Director, Middle East & Africa, Marriott International

Radisson Red 
Alban Mabille de Poncheville
Manager Business Development, Radisson Hotel Group

Campanile 
Rami Moukarzel
Vice President Development & Acquisitions MENA, Louvre Hotels Group

Mysk by Shaza 
Chris Nader 
Vice President Business Development, Shaza Hotels

Earth Hotels 
Raki Phillips
Chief Citizen, Earth Hotels

Oakwood
Andrew Reitmaier
Director - Corporate Development, Oakwood® 

Voco
Maya Ziadeh
Director of Development MEA, IHG