HILTON DOHA APPOINTED ELIAS MOUKARZELAS THE NEW GENERAL MANAGER
20 years of experience in the hospitality industry and a solid expertise in hotel operations, pre-opening and project management
DOHA, QATAR– JULY 2019 – Hilton has announced Elias J. Moukarzel as the new General Manager of Hilton Doha. The appointment places Moukarzel, a seasoned Hotelier, at the helm of one of Qatar’s highly regarded hotels.
Originated from Lebanon, Moukarzel holds a Bachelor’s degree from the Ecole Hoteliere de Toulouse, France and an MBA specializing in Hotel Management graduate from the Ecole Superieure de Savignac in France. He is passionate about food and beverage and enjoys exploring the latest trends, creating innovative concepts and discovering new destinations.
With 20 years of experience in the hospitality industry and a solid expertise in hotel operations, pre-opening and project management, Moukarzel previously served as General Manager at the Hilton Capital Grand in Abu Dhabi, before joining the Hilton Dead Sea Resort & Spa and the King Hussein Bin Talal Convention Center managed by Hilton. Prior to joining Hilton, Moukarzel drove his career through successive successful managerial appointments with highly regarded properties in the Middle East.
Moukarzel is passionate about enhancing guest experiences and fostering talented team. Meticulous and enthusiastic, he is committed with an entrepreneurial spirit to driving results beyond expectations.
Commenting on his appointment, “It is a pleasure and an honor to be at the helm of the Hilton Doha. I am thrilled to embark into the journey of evolution of the hospitality scene in Doha, in preparation for the major international football event in 2022 and following the roadmap presented by the Qatar Vision 2030. The Hilton Doha stands out for its services and award-winning dining venues. I look forward to working with the team and contributing to more successes. Our focus will remain on ensuring we offer memorable guest experiences and be the destination of choice for residents and tourists.”
Located in one of the most spectacular locations in Doha, Hilton Doha offers 309 spacious guest rooms inclusive of 28 suites, with most of the rooms having panoramic views. Offering great dining with magnificent views, the hotel has nine restaurants and lounges including Trader Vic’s, Tahitian Village and Society Lounge. Leisure facilities include an eforea spa, a private beach, a large open-air pool, 24-hour fitness center and an array of meetings and events venues.
Hilton Doha is also part of Hilton Honors, the award-winning guest-loyalty program for Hilton's 14 distinct hotel brands. Members who book directly have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose nearly any combination of Points and money to book a stay, an exclusive member discount, free standard Wi-Fi and the Hilton Honors mobile app.
Hilton Doha is located at Diplomatic District, West Bay, Doha, Qatar. P.O Box 24572. For reservations, visit Hilton Doha at www.doha.hilton.com or call +974 4423 3333.
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Hilton Honors is the award-winning guest loyalty program for Hilton’s 17 world-class brands comprising more than 5,700 properties with more than 923,000 rooms, in 113 countries and territories. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose nearly any combination of Points and money to book a stay, an exclusive member discount that can’t be found anywhere else, and free standard WiFi. Members also enjoy popular digital tools available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton Honors mobile app where Hilton Honors members can check-in, choose their room, and access their room using a Digital Key. With more than 89 million members, Hilton Honors offers hundreds of ways to earn and redeem Points. Members can redeem their Points for free nights, premium merchandise, and items on Amazon Shop with Points; make charitable contributions; or gain access to unique events through Hilton Honors Experiences, such as exclusive artist connections and VIP concerts with Live Nation®, and race experiences with McLaren Racing. The program is free to join, and travelers may enroll online by visiting www.hiltonhonors.com. Connect with Hilton Honors at newsroom.hilton.com/hiltonhonors, and follow Hilton Honors on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
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