Hussein Ali Hatata
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Hussein Ali Hatata

Vice President — hospitality division, Al Khozama Management Company

Hussein Ali Hatata has almost four decades of experience in the hospitality industry and is in charge of the hotels division at Al Khozama, a property development, management and investment company owned by the King Faisal Foundation among other stakeholders.

Hatata began his career with Al Khozama at Hotel Al Khozama in Riyadh in 1978 and has worked his way up through the ranks. In his current role, which he has held since 2005, Hatata has played an active role in driving the group’s ambitious expansion strategy into key cities across Saudi Arabia, with a target of 5000 rooms within major Saudi cities in the next 10 years. Al Khozama currently owns and operates nine properties in the Kingdom, with four others in the pipeline.

Fun Fact

Like many hoteliers in the Power 50, Hussein Ali Hatata attended a hospitality management school in Switzerland.

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BY THE NUMBERS

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Last year
10
Number of years in role
37
Number of years with company
8
Number of Middle East operating hotels
5
Number of Middle East pipeline hotels

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