Arabian Hotel Investment Conference

April 2020 | United Arab Emirates

2019 Session

Synchronised for success?

Three Owners and Three Operators sit down with Stephen Sackur, Presenter, HardTalk to discuss how they are Syncing for Success. Never in the history of the hotel industry have we seen such a rapid build-up of hotel rooms. How does the industry cope and what business models are evolving that will help retain and attract more owners and investors?

Stephen Sackur Presenter – HARDTalk


Olivier Harnisch Chief Executive Officer – Emaar Hospitality Group

Pascal Gauvin Managing Director - IMEA – IHG

Mark Willis Chief Executive Officer - MEA – Accor


Dr Badr Al Badr Chief Executive Officer – Dur Hospitality

Fardan Ali Al Fardan Senior Investment Advisor – Equitativa (Emirates REIT Manager)

Christophe Landais Chief Executive Officer – Action Hotels

Adjudicated by Kees Hartzuiker, Chief Executive Officer, Roya International