The ultra-exclusive Aman Resorts brand has hired a dedicated director of sales for Middle East and Africa as demand in those market soars. Ahmed Elwaseif has been chosen for the role, expected to pitch the global portfolio to wealthy MEA partners, as well as maximise the lauch of Aman’s trio of Saudi Arabia properties.
In terms of experience, Elwaseif began back in 2008 in Saudi Arabia. Following sales roles in Accor and IHG, he became director of sales with Al Mashreq Boutique Hotel, also in KSA in 2011. For six years, he worked with Marriott through numerous sales roles, taking on the post of account director of global sales in the Dubai office in 2018.
More recently, he was Kempinski’s global director of sales for the Middle East.
Source : Hospitalitynet