JA Resorts and Hotels are delighted to announce the appointment of hospitality veteran and experienced commercial leader, Robert El Khoury to the position of Vice President of Sales and Marketing at homegrown hospitality group, JA Resorts and Hotels. He will be responsible for overseeing the commercial function of JA Resorts and Hotels 10-property portfolio across the UAE, Seychelles, and Maldives.
A Lebanese national, El Khoury began his career with Dusit Thani in 2000, before spending 9 years with InterContinental Hotels Group in a variety of sales and marketing leadership roles in the UAE, Egypt, and Thailand. He then spent 6 years with Jumeirah as a Director of Sales and Marketing in Dubai, before being headhunted by Marriott International to roles in Ritz Carlton, Westin, Le Meridien cluster and W The Palm Dubai. El Khoury also completed an MBA in Hospitality Management from the Emirates Academy in 2014.
JA Resorts and Hotels is a legacy UAE brand, born in 1981 and holding a longstanding reputation for excellence in the management and operation of award-winning resorts and hotels. Taking its name from the original Jebel Ali Beach Hotel, JA Resorts and Hotels portfolio features 10 distinct properties across the UAE and the Indian Ocean, each dedicated to curating unique experiences and creating unforgettable memories.