22-23 January 2018
Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort & Spa, Dubai, UAE

Khalid Anib

CEO
Abu Dhabi National Hotels

With more than 25 years in the hospitality industry, Khalid had the opportunity to manage various hotels under well-reputed international hotel chains in different countries.

Khalid has had exposure to different business models, resorts, city hotels and mix used development.

Before joining Abu Dhabi National Hotels, Khalid spent 5 years in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. He was the Managing Director of Al Hokair Group, where he played a key role in the group’s successful IPO and its impressive expansion.

Khalid a 52 yr old Finnish citizen of Moroccan origin holds a Master’s in Business Administration from the Strathclyde University, United Kingdom.



10:30 AM Hotels development and operations efficiency

This presentation will address the best ways to manage hotel operations efficiently when margins are tight and competition is extremely high.

11:30 AM PANEL DISCUSSION: Enhancing the competitiveness of hotels and resorts and envisioning the future of the regional economy

The Middle East holds one of the largest hotel development pipelines in the world with more than 300 hotels in the construction phase. Therefore, competition across the region is extremely high and hotel owners and operators have to continuously upgrade their infrastructure to increase their market share and stay competitive.

In this session, leading hoteliers will discuss what their plans are to ensure the future competitiveness of their hotels.

This session will address:
  • Key driving factors behind the impressive pipeline of hotels coming up in the Middle East
  • Life after Expo 2020: Future plans to ensure the continued prominence of the hospitality industry after the expo is over
  • Strategies to cope with the supply and demand challenges and maintaining high Average Daily Rates given the rising competitiveness


Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Khalid.

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