Oman's Salalah Marriott Resort appoints new GM

Samer Khair brings more than 23 years of ME experience to new role

Samer Khair is the new general manager at Salalah Marriott Resort.
Samer Khair is the new general manager at Salalah Marriott Resort.

Samer Khair has joined the team at Salalah Marriott Resort as the new general manager.

Khair brings more than 23 years of hospitality experience to his new role at the five-star property. Prior to joining Salalah Marriott Resort, he was the general manager of the hospitality division of the KSA-based Saad Group.

Commenting on his appointment as general manager, he said, “I am happy to be back in Oman and really excited with my new role with Salalah Marriott and looking forward for newer challenges.”

Samer Khair began his hospitality career in 1991 with the InterContinental Hotel Group in Geneva, Switzerland and Amman, Jordan. He then joined the Petra Movenpick Resort opening team as assistant F&B manager and was promoted to F&B manager. Khair then moved to the Movenpick Dead Sea Resort and moved back with IHG in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia for the Olaya Holiday Inn opening.

Khair then transferred to Oman in as the F&B Manager for two hotels: the Holiday Inn Madinah and Muscat, and moved back to KSA as F&B manager at Dar Al-Iman InterContinental Hotel in Madinah

Khair moved to Makkah, KSA in 2008 as executive assistant manager at Dar Al-Tawhid InterContinental Hotel the 600-room hotel that hosted the Saudi royal family and several official delegations visiting the holy city.

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