Hotelier Middle East Power 50 2019: Number 20

Here's who made it to the list

Kamal Fakhoury
Kamal Fakhoury

Speaking to Hotelier Middle East, Cristal Group’s Kamal Fakhoury, who is ranked 20 on the Power 50 2019 list said: “Our vision remains the same, we aim to reach 50 hotels in the Middle East and to be the premier operator in the MEA region."

To achieve this, our dynamic team constantly strives to deliver great personalised service for Guests and higher returns on investment for property owners.”

Responsible for more than 500 company associates, Fakhoury has expanded the brand in Saudi Arabia and is planning to evolve the brand further with two new openings including the recently opened Cristal Amaken Hotel located in Riyadh, offering 268 rooms and suites, a contemporary lobby cafe, an all-day dining restaurant, outdoor swimming pool and a Turkish bath.

Another signing in the past year is the Al Mahra Cristal Resort located on Al Marjan Island, Ras Al Khaimah, UAE.

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