SHANGRI-LA HOTEL, DUBAI ANNOUNCES NEWLY APPOINTED DIRECTOR
Shangri-La Hotel, Dubai proudly announces Hasan Barakat as the new Director of Sales.
Barakat, a Jordanian-British national, has worked in London and throughout the Middle East with placements in Jordan, Saudi Arabia and the UAE. Barakat’s extensive experience spans over ten years working with Four Seasons, Hilton, Hyatt and Marriott. This role marks Barakat’s first appointment with the renowned Shangri-La brand, and his substantial experience within the MENA region, makes him well equipped for the challenge.
Barakat said “I am confident my team and I can achieve whatever we set our minds to. I measure success by hard work and the ability to identify opportunities; I have no doubt that we will grasp these when the occasion arises.”
Barakat will be responsible for overseeing the sales team and executing strategic plans to achieve business goals within the company.
Hong Kong-based Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts currently owns and/or manages more than 85 hotels under the Shangri-La brand with a room inventory of over 36,000. Shangri-La hotels are five-star deluxe properties featuring extensive luxury facilities and services. Shangri-La hotels are located in Australia, Canada, mainland China, Fiji, France, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritius, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Sultanate of Oman, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom. The group has a substantial development pipeline with upcoming projects in mainland China, Cambodia, India, Mongolia, Myanmar, Philippines, Qatar and Sri Lanka.