Kuwait Marriott Hotels is proud to announce and welcome Ahmad Shaban as its newly appointed Cluster Director of Sales and Marketing. Ahmad Shaban served as a former Director of Sales for two years for the Marriott Executive Apartments in Dubai Creek in 2007 before moving to Jordan to become Cluster Director of Sales for the Jordan portfolio of the Intercontinental Hotel Group, spearheading sales efforts for their four properties in the country.
Shaban is renowned for his management and leadership skills where he has successfully grown the past teams from professional sales people to work with the understanding of real businessmen. His current ambitious plan involves building on the strengths of the Kuwait team to develop a solid platform that will serve the three units in Kuwait to its highest potential – The JW Marriott Kuwait City hotel, Courtyard by Marriott Kuwait City hotel and Arraya Ballroom.
He views Kuwait as a promising destination for many segments, ranging from the corporate sector and their rising ongoing activities to the social and lifestyle sector with their grand celebrations on different occasions. He believes that Kuwait Marriott Hotels have maintained a prestigious image in the country due to the consistent training sessions for all of the employees and uniquely designed “Spirit to Serve” global corporate social responsibility programs.
Commenting on his new appointment, Shaban said: “I am very proud to delve back into the Marriott family after my seven year tenure previously. I consider ‘Marriott’ a highly reputable brand that can be positioned as the preferred authentic hospitality provider for both business and leisure needs. It gives me great pleasure in reconnecting with a team famed for its professionalism and unwavering dedication to demonstrate the brand as a world-class leader in luxury service.”
General Manager of Kuwait Marriott Hotels, Mr. George Aoun commented on Ahmad Shaban’s appointment, saying: “We are delighted to welcome back a very well-rounded and distinguished figure that has a strong and diverse background in the hospitality industry. We believe that Shaban will grow to new heights in our hotel and carry the brands name with it, to ultimately position it as the leading hospitality provider in Kuwait”.