Mahmoud Abdelnaby has been named as the new Director of Business Development APAC, Middle East & Africa, for Melia Hotels International, based in Dubai. The former Director of Sales & Marketing at Melia Desert Palm, Member of Meliá Collection, brings his extensive experience in the market to the new role, after four years at the property.
Abdelnaby will now be responsible for Middle East Africa and APAC and managing the Global sales offices in Korea, Vietnam, China, India, Japan, and Australia. A graduate of Ain Sham University in Egypt, his 15 plus years of experience to aligning strategies that support cooperation between the areas, bringing greater great brand cohesion and shared knowledge across the properties.
Being a target and detail-oriented hotelier, with years of experience in handling remote positions, cluster operations, large and medium five-star deluxe hotels, Abdelnaby will ensure that revenues continue to grow, and that the business evolves with new travel trends.