Action Hotels Company appoints CEO
Christophe Landais has more than 30 years’ experiencein the hospitality industry
Actions Hotels Company has hired veteran hotelier Christophe Landais as their CEO.
Landais, the former MD and COO of Accor in the Middle East, brings more than 30 years’ experience in executive hospitality management to AHC.
In his new role, he will direct the group’s strategy for its 13 property portfolio, as well as the development pipeline, soon to offer a total of 2,256 rooms.
His Highness Sheikh Mubarak A. M. Al Sabah, AHC’s founder and chairman described Landais as “a perfect fit” citing his extensive executive hotelier experience at Accor, a preferred Action Hotels’ partner.
He said: “Christophe has spent many years in the hospitality sector holding executive positions, including at Accor in the region. This gives him a deep understanding of AHC’s philosophy.
“As Action Hotels owns hospitality real estate, Christophe’s remit will draw on his deep knowledge of designing, developing and operating high-quality, affordable, branded accommodation for today’s discerning, budget-savvy business and leisure travellers.”
Landais will also be heading the group’s next property, the 220-room Novotel Bur Dubai, a four-star, Accor-operated hotel in Dubai Healthcare City.