Millennium Al Aqeeq and Millennium Taiba Hotels, part of Millennium Hotels & Resorts have appointed Jamal Abdulla as the new cluster general manager of the two properties in Madinah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
The Jordanian national has over 20 years of experience in Saudi and will be overseeing the overall direction and strategic priorities of the hotels and ensuring hotel revenue targets are met.
Millennium & Copthorne Hotels chief operating officer Kevork Deldelian said: “Mr Jamal is an experienced hospitality professional with an extensive knowledge of the KSA market. Whilst Saudi Arabia is continuing to position itself as a business and in select locations a leisure destination, religious tourism is fuelling the country’s growth in the hospitality sector.”
“Given the importance of KSA as one of our strategic growth markets, we are confident that Jamal will harness his broad market knowledge to strengthen the overall performance of our properties and to achieve greater affinity with the Millennium Hotels & Resorts brand,” Deldelian added.
Prior to his new job, Abdulla was the managing director for the ‘5 Stars Hotel Division’ with Mohamed Al Ali Al Swailem Investment Co., where he was responsible for the openings, renovation and operations of their hotels. He has previously worked with other hotel groups such as Hyatt Hotels Corporation, AccorHotels and Wyndham Hotels and Resorts.