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Elias Saad

Gewan Hotels & Resorts names new manager for Royal M Hotel Abu Dhabi

ABU DHABI, June 12, 2024

Gewan Hotels & Resorts said it aims to achieve new heights of excellence in both hotel operations and guest experience with the appointment of a new Hotel Manager Acting General Manager for Royal M Hotel by Gewan, Abu Dhabi.

The hotel said Elias Saad’s extensive experience, innovation, and strategic vision aligns perfectly with Gewan’s mission of redefining excellence in hospitality.

He has a distinguished 25-year career in hospitality, and his accolades include the prestigious Gold Winner F&B Director/Leader of the Year 2024.

He was recognised as one of the Best 30 F&B Leaders in the Middle East 2023; his accomplishments further underscoring his experience, leadership, and achievements in the industry.

Ahmed Hassib, CEO & Co-Founder of Gewan Hotels & Resorts, said: "We are delighted to welcome Elias to the Gewan family. His exceptional track record and innovative approach makes him a perfect fit for our organisation.

“We are confident that his leadership will complement Gewan Hotels and Resorts’ drive to achieve even newer heights of excellence in both hotel operations and guest experience."

Holding a Master of Business Administration from Cardiff Metropolitan University, Saad began his career journey as assistant manager at Hilton Abu Dhabi and has also held leadership roles at prestigious establishments such as Bab Al Qasr Hotel, Fairmont Bab Al Bahr, Le Meridien Hotel Abu Dhabi, and Emirates Palace.

One of his most notable achievements includes the implementation of the first ISO 22000 standards in the Middle East and Africa, reflecting his commitment to excellence and safety in hospitality operations for the region.

Additionally, his innovative approach to maximising profitability and efficiency earned him recognition in Total Hotel Revenue Management by Hsmai Middle East, in May 2023.

Saad has also become an influential figure in the hospitality industry, leveraging social media to inspire and mentor the next generation of hoteliers. His adept use of digital platforms exemplifies a modern and dynamic approach to leadership, setting a benchmark for others in the industry. – TradeArabia News Service




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