Dubai's Habtoor Grand brings in new hotel manager
Khalid Saeed joins from sister property Metropolitan Hotel Deira
Habtoor Grand Beach Resort & Spa has appointed Khalid Saeed as hotel manager.
Saeed brings more than 15 years of industry experience to his new role, having spent his career with the Al Habtoor Group across various properties.
Prior to joining Habtoor Grand Beach Resort & Spa, which will become part of Marriott International's Autograph Collection next year, Saeed was the general manager at Metropolitan Hotel Deira for almost three years.
He has managed multiple departments, working with more than 250 employees and 30 different nationalities at a time, and is fluent in English and Arabic.
Commenting on his appointment, Al Habtoor Group managing director – hospitality division Henning Fries said: "Khalid spent a successful three years at our sister hotel – the Metropolitan Hotel Deira – and brings a wealth of key skills which will prove invaluable in the competitive luxury resort market.
"I know Khalid is relishing this new challenge, and I wish him all the best in his new role.”