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55825 08 Sep 2022

IHG Hotels & Resorts Appoints New Regional General Manager for Jordan & Lebanon

Naif Zureikat will be leading operations across eight IHG hotels in Jordan and Lebanon.

Amman, Jordan September - IHG Hotels Resorts has announced the appointment of Naif Zureikat as Regional General Manager for eight IHG Hotels Resorts in Levant, including five across Jordan and three in Lebanon. A hospitality veteran, Naif brings with him over 30 years of experience and will oversee the operations of Crowne Plaza Resort Jordan Dead Sea, Crowne Plaza Amman, Holiday Inn Resort Jordan Dead Sea, Crowne Plaza Petra (reopening), InterContinental Resort Aqaba, InterContinental Mzaar Mountain Resort and Spa, Crowne Plaza Beirut and Staybridge Suites Beirut.

Naifs extensive background in hospitality will make him a valuable leader for our existing properties in levant. Commented David Todd, Head of Operations Middle East and Africa, IHG Hotels Resorts. We wish Naif every success in his new role and are confident that with his wide-ranging experience, he will be successful in leading a diverse team across countries, as well as elevating the guest experience at our hotel in both markets. "

Commenting on his appointment, Naif Zureikat stated, I'm delighted to join the team as Regional GM for Jordan and Lebanon, looking forward to collaborating with all leaders to continue the efforts for a strong recovery and to strengthen IHG presence in the area.

We are witnessing very good growth and expect this to continue for the last quarter of this year and 2023.

Based in Amman, in his new role, Naif Zureikat will lead the team to achieve strategic growth and revenue across all properties. He will also be responsible for bringing IHGs vision and initiatives under Journey to Tomorrow into action for all eight hotels across four brands. Recognized for his business acumen, people-oriented management style, and attention to detail, Zureikat began his hospitality journey in 1980 as General Manager and eventually moved into executive and area positions. He was also appointed as the member of the board of Directors at Le Roches (The Royal Academy of Culinary Arts).

Naif Zureikat graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration and finance from ABU university.

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