Movenpick Hotels & Resorts Promotes Saudi National Musab Shafee to Resort Manager at Al Khobar Property
A 36-villa boutique property offering exceptional seaside experiences
Talented hotelier with a passion for creating workplace happiness, rises through the ranks after attending hotel group’s successful Saudi Development Centre programme
Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has promoted Saudi National Musab Shafee to Resort Manager at Mövenpick Beach Resort Al Khobar, a 36-villa boutique property offering exceptional seaside experiences.
The talented hotelier, who has spent the last six years working at Mövenpick Hotel & Resort Yanbu, most recently as Front Office Manager, takes the helm at the established upscale resort with immediate effect, responsible for all team members and operations.
Musab, who is passionate about creating happy workplaces for his collegues, assumes the new role after participating in Mövenpick’s Saudi Development Centre (SDC) – an exclusive training programme for nationals working in management positions within the company who demonstrate strong leadership potential.
“I’d like to congratulate Musab on his well-deserved promotion, which will make the most of his vast industry experience and his adept people management and development skills,” said Marc Descrozaille, President Middle East & Africa, Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts.
“His commitment to fostering an attractive work environment for team members is very much in tune with our we make moments business philosophy and we are delighted our SDC initiative is identifying talented and dedicated Saudi Nationals such as Musab who make great leaders.”
Musab has worked in Saudi’s hotel sector for 18 years and before joining Mövenpick, worked for InterContinental Hotels Group in Dar Al Hijra. He has an Associate Degree of Hotel Management from the College of Technology, Saudi Arabia and a Bachelor of International Hotel & Resort Management from Bond University, Australia and says he embraces work challenges that encourage him to “do better and think different”.
When he’s not implementing new ideas to make his guests and colleagues smile, Musab enjoys travelling, playing soccer and fishing and is also an avid cook.
About Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts:
Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts is a modern, international upscale hotel management firm with a we make moments business philosophy, recognising that small gestures make a big difference to its guests, business partners and its workforce of more than 16,000 team members. The company manages more than 83 hotels, resorts and Nile cruisers across Africa, Asia, Europe and the Middle East and is on track to meet its target of operating 125 properties by 2020. Headquartered in Baar, Switzerland, Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts’ values reflect its Swiss roots and rich culinary heritage and it is passionate about delivering gastronomic excellence and intuitive service – all with a personal touch. Committed to sustainable practices and caring for local communities in the destinations where it operates, Mövenpick is the most Green Globe certified hotel company in the world. For more information, please visit www.movenpick.com.