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27731 14 Jul 2022

The Ritz-Carlton DIFC Announces a New General Manager

Christian El Khoury brings a plethora of luxury hotel experiences.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates 5 July 2022 - The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), is pleased to announce the appointment of Christian El Khoury, as the new General Manager.

Christian moved into his new role in July 2022 having previously held the position of Cluster Manager in Millennium Kurdistan since August 2021, managing 4 hotels which also include the tallest hotel in Iraq.

Having started his career in the Regional Sales office of Le Meridian Hotels in Paris, Christian brings a plethora of luxury hotel experiences to his new role as General Manager at The Ritz-Carlton DIFC.

His passion for the industry paved the way to land him the role of General Manager with Millennium Hotels in Doha. Moving forward, Christian moved to Dubai in October 2000 and worked as the area Deputy Director of Sales Marketing for Rotana Hotels Resorts, managing eight properties.

Having worked with multiple international hospitality groups of the industry, such as Le Meridian, Millennium, Rotana Accor, Christian brings a wealth of experience and diversity to the Ritz-Carlton DIFC family and will undoubtedly excel in his new role.

Christian El Khoury says I am delighted to join the ladies and gentlemen of The Ritz-Carlton and take on the role of General Manager at this magnificent property, located in the heart of Dubai International Financial Center. I look forward to contributing my years of experience to the Ritz-Carlton family and playing a key role in keeping the brand name soaring to the heights of greatness whilst ensuring the highest standards of service quality to all our guests as The Ritz-Carlton is known to do. I am thrilled to be working with the team to continue to win the hearts and minds of all our guests that we host and will continue to contribute in making The Ritz-Carlton DIFC a worldwide leader of luxury experiences.

For more information on The Ritz-Carlton DIFC visit, https://www.ritzcarlton.com/en/hotels/dubai/difc or call 04 372 2222.

About The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, LLC

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C., of Chevy Chase, MD., part of Marriott International, Inc., currently operates more than 100 hotels and over 45 residential properties in 30 countries and territories. For more information or reservations, visit the company web site at www.ritzcarlton.com, for the latest company updates, visit news.ritzcarlton.com and to join the live conversation, use #RCMemories and follow along on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR). The Ritz-Carlton is proud to participate in Marriott Bonvoy, the new name of Marriotts travel program replacing Marriott Rewards, The Ritz- Carlton Rewards, and Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG). The program offers members an extraordinary portfolio of global brands, experiences on Marriott Bonvoy Moments and unparalleled benefits including earning points toward free hotel stays and nights toward Elite status recognition. To enroll for free or for more information about the program, visitMarriottBonvoy.marriott.com.