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9818 25 May 2021

Sofitel Dubai Downtown Welcomes New Director of Operations

Mohamed Hawwam, the newly appointed Director of Operations at Sofitel Dubai Downtown, will play a key role in the French hotel’s operations

24 May 2021, Dubai - Sofitel Dubai Downtown is pleased to announce the appointment of its new Director of Operations, Mohamed Hawwam.

Egyptian-born Mohamed brings with him 20 years of diverse experience, working across renowned properties in the UAE and KSA.

Prior to his current role, Mohamed held various senior commercial and operational roles at Sofitel KSA, followed by Cluster Director of Revenue Sofitel Abu Dhabi Corniche and Sofitel Dubai Downtown. His exceptional managerial and leadership qualities continued to lead to bigger opportunities within the ACCOR group.

Mohamed's versatile expertise ranges from market intelligence and analysis to employee coaching and development. He has a BA in English Literature from Tanta University, Egypt and holds a Revenue Management certification from Cornell University.

Commenting on his new role, Mohamed shares, "With great admiration and deep respect for Sofitel's brand offering, I'm truly honored to ascend into this exciting new role. Aligning my own goals with those of the brand, I look forward to playing a role in taking the brand to greater heights".


About Sofitel Dubai Downtown

Sofitel Dubai Downtown, an idyllic oasis that blends urban sophistication with authentic luxury French service. It is the only international five-star hotel in the heart of Downtown Dubai linked to The Dubai Mall and Burj Khalifa metro station through an air-conditioned skywalk, with close proximity to Emaar square, Financial Centre, City Walk, Coca-Cola Arena and more. The hotel offers an exceptional setting for business, leisure and exploration within the New and Old Dubai. Blending Arabian hospitality with timeless French service, the hotel sends guests on a voyage into the Sofitel universe. Spanning 31 exquisite floors, 274 luxury rooms, 76 suites, including two-bedroom Downtown Suite, Presidential Suite and Royal Suite in addition to world-class leisure, conference and entertainment facilities including a stunning outdoor infinity pool, state-of-the-art gym and spa facilities, the hotel also features seven restaurants bars and lounges taking patrons on a culinary journey from the four corners of the globe. Welcome to the finer side of sophistication where you can step into a world of refined French heritage linked to a local culture, elegance and seamless luxury.

Website: Sofitel-dubai-downtown.com
Contact: Email: sddreservations@sofitel.com || Telephone: 04 503 6116
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