International Hotel Management, the Kuwait based Middle East Hotel Management Company, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Nabil Hammoud as the new General Manager of Safir Marina Hotel in Kuwait. Mr. Hammoud, a veteran hotelier, is very well qualified to be at the helm of this position. He has a wealth of international experience in hospitality management that spans for more than three decades. In addition to being the General Manager, Mr. Hammoud has also been the Group Director of Operations for Safir Hotels & Resorts for the past three years and is responsible for all its operations in six countries.
Commenting on Mr. Nabil’s appointment, Mr. Helmut Meckelburg, CEO of Safir International Hotel Management said “Nabil’s talent, depth of experience and knowledge of the market will be a tremendous asset to the company. We are very pleased to be working with him and confident that he will build on his accomplishments already made as we grow and develop our business in the years to come.”
Speaking of his new role, Mr. Hammoud said “Safir International Hotel Management is known in equal measures for its focus on guests and its drive for growth. It is an honor for me to be a part of the management and of Safir Marina Hotel which has always been one of the leading five-star hotels in Kuwait. I am very excited with my new role to ensure we not only maintain this reputation but also reach new heights in terms of consistent service and quality.”
With a degree in Hotel Management from C.E.R.I.A Brussels, Belgium, Mr. Hammoud has previously worked for several well known hotels around the world covering nine countries in four continents along with seventeen years experience in the United States of America. Mr. Hammoud is of Lebanese - American origin and has a flair for languages; apart from his mother-tongue Arabic, he masters English, French, German and manages Spanish. His career included key leadership roles in prestigious hotels throughout Europe, America, North Africa and the Middle East.