Zekirija Elezi joined DUR Hospitality in 2015 in the capacity of Corporate Director, Hotel Operations handling the Operations of various brands; Makarem, Crowne Plaza, Holiday Inn and Marriott.
Previously, Zekirija was part of IHG - InterContinental Hotels Group from 2005 holding various roles in different brands while in Qatar and Kuwait. During his last role with IHG, he was part of the opening of Crowne Plaza Doha – The Business Park while he was also responsible to drive Guest Experience, Quality & Continuous Improvement for IHG hotels in Qatar that includes the InterContinental Doha - The City, InterContinental West Bay and Crowne Plaza Doha – The Business Park.
Prior to that, Zekirija led the Operations and Revenue Management team at the Crowne Plaza Hotel Kuwait from May 2010 to August 2012. His career started in his early age back in his hometown, Macedonia in the field of Sales and Marketing in the year 2000. The Hospitality industry for Zekirija is a passion and not a job.