The appointment is part of the company’s Saudi Arabian expansion
Dubai-headquartered independent hotel management company Aleph Hospitality has appointed Tariq Yousef Dowidar as vice president, Saudi Arabia.
The move is part of Aleph Hospitality’s strategy to add further resources to the Saudi team over the course of the year.
An accomplished Saudi hotelier, Dowidar will be responsible for leading Aleph Hospitality in Saudi Arabia. He has 26 years of hospitality experience, most recently as area general Manager for IHG government hotels and general manager of InterContinental Riyadh.
Speaking about the appointment, Aleph Hospitality founder and managing director Bani Haddad said: “We are very happy to be welcoming Tariq to the Aleph corporate team. Our company culture is one of empowerment, openness and curiosity, and we already know that Tariq fits in perfectly.
"Along with an impressive track record of strategic leadership, Tariq is an innovative and visionary hotelier, and he will be a major asset to regional hotel owners and brands under our management.”
Dowidar added: “This is such an exciting time to get such an opportunity. The hospitality sector in Saudi Arabia is growing at an astonishing pace and with the many projects underway across the Kingdom, independent management services are in high demand.”
Aleph Hospitality aims to reach a portfolio of 50 hotels in the Middle East and Africa by 2026.
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