Makkah Millennium Hotel and Towers in Saudi Arabia has welcomed Saad Khayat as cluster general manager.
Khayat assumes his new position with over 25 years of business and hospitality experience. He has worked in a number of hotels in the Saudi city, and most recently served as the general manager of Sheraton Jabal Al Kaaba Makkah hotel.
Khayat kick-started his career in sales and banquet sales at Le Meridien Hotel in Jeddah. He also worked as the area director of sales and marketing at the Intercontinental Hotel, Jeddah in 2010 for a period of five years, and was appointed as the group director of sales and marketing of Makkah Clock Royal Tower, a Fairmont Hotel; Raffles Makkah Palace; and Swissotel Makkah until 2014. He then moved on to work at Choice Hotel International as director of business development in 2017.
Thrilled with his new challenge, Khayat said: “I am honoured to be given this wonderful opportunity as general manager at Makkah Millennium Hotel and Towers. I am also fortunate to work with a very dynamic and motivated team that I’ve noticed from the first days of my appointment. I will be working hard to ensure that the hotel will continue to excel and bring the legacy of hospitality and famed distinctive religious services that the hotel is globally renowned for.”