Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts’ Dubai-based regional sales office (RSO) recently appointed Mohamed Taher as director of sales and marketing.
Mr. Taher joins the RSO team from Traders Hotel, Dubai, where he held a similar position. Prior to moving to Traders Hotel, Mr. Taher held the position of Director of Sales at Shangri-La Hotel, Dubai.
Mr. Taher, of Egyptian origin, has worked with Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts for 10 years, following a six-year career with Accor Business & Leisure Hotels. He has extensive hospitality experience in the Middle East, with specific expertise in the corporate and leisure markets.
Mr. Taher will be responsible for sales and marketing strategies of all Shangri-La and Traders properties in the Middle East, including the United Arab Emirates, Oman and the upcoming Shangri-La and Traders hotels in Doha, Qatar.
Hong Kong-based Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts currently owns and/or manages 80 hotels under the Shangri-La, Kerry and Traders brands with a room inventory of over 34,000. Shangri-La hotels are five-star deluxe properties featuring extensive luxury facilities and services. Shangri-La hotels are located in Australia, Canada, Mainland China, Fiji, France, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Maldives, Philippines, Singapore, Sultanate of Oman, Taiwan, Thailand and the United Arab Emirates. The group has a substantial development pipeline with upcoming projects in Mainland China, India, Mongolia, Philippines, Qatar, Sri Lanka, Turkey and United Kingdom.
Director of Public Relations – Middle East
Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts
Tel: (971 4) 405 2928