Arabian Hotel Investment Conference

21-22 September 2020 | Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai, U.A.E

Speaker profile

Saad Ahmed Al Qahtani

Accommodation Sector Manager
Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage

Saad has a MBA in Tourism and Hotel development, with thirty-five (35) years of experience in major international hospitality, leisure companies and in government sector, taking the lead in different major projects focusing on recreational, tourism and hospitality services in both Saudi Arabia and U.S.A., utilizing my background in operation, technical and legal experience in this field. Hence, more than thirty (30) training courses in hospitality management.

A peak at the past and the present.  Saad joined  Saudi Aramco, AMI GAMA, Intercontinental Hotel Group, Walt Disney World leading the (Saudi ambassadors) of Saudi Arabian Exhibit in EPCOT at Walt Disney World Florida in 2000) and finally  he joined the Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage in Jan.2003, as tourism accommodation project manager, to lead the technical and legislation team, to review current hospitality tourist accommodations sector services, laws and regulations in the Kingdom, to find the qualitative shift in the sector.