Arabian & African Hospitality
Investment Conference

20-22 September 2021 | Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai, U.A.E

Speaker profile

Antonio Gonzalez

Chief Executive Officer
Sunset Hospitality Group


A highly accomplished hospitality entrepreneur, Antonio Gonzalez is the Chief Executive Officer and Founding Partner of Sunset Hospitality Group (SHG).

Possessing an expansive knowledge of global hospitality markets, particularly in the USA, Middle East and Africa, Antonio has spent the last 12 years successfully creating and expanding SHG’s impressive portfolio of brands.

A Spanish national, Antonio began his career in media and advertising, and then moved to a large FMCG / Healthcare multinational where he became General Manager for Middle East & Africa. He set up Kalys Management in 2009, a management investment firm focused in Middle East hospitality projects which ultimately evolved into SGH in 2011.

As CEO, Antonio oversees all of SHG’s extensive operations and resources. He plays a key role in mapping out and driving forward the strategic plans to bolster the Group’s portfolio of businesses and further cement it’s reputation as one of the region’s leading international hospitality companies.

Under Antonio’s leadership, SHG now enjoys a highly visible and well-respected presence in nine countries across 26 brands. The company has demonstrated a proven track record of delivering an unrivalled combination of high-quality offerings blended with a unique service-focused culture that consistently creates and delivers outstanding experiences.

SHG’s portfolio includes renowned concepts such as: METT Hotel & Beach Resort in Bodrum, Azure, Ammos, Drift, Black Tap, Luigia, Goldfish, Isola at Jumeirah Islands Clubhouse, Raise Fitness & Wellness, and many more. In addition, SHG is set to open multiples venues in 2021, including L’Amo, Aura, SUSHISAMBA, Dream and MOTT 32.