Tamer Refaat has been appointed the director of sales and marketing of InterContinental Hotels Group Citystars.
Refaat assumes his new position with over two decades of hospitality industry experience. He joins with valuable knowledge of the Egyptian hospitality market.
Throughout his career, he has worked as the director of sales and marketing for Four Seasons Resort Sharm El Sheikh and has held various positions with Hyatt Hotels Corporation, AccorHotels, Starwood Hotels & Resorts and Conrad Hotels & Resorts.
Enthusing on Refaat’s appointment was director of operations – Africa and area general manager, InterContinental Hotels Group Cairo Citystars, Simon Stamper: “We are very excited to welcome a highly experienced executive with extensive background in sales and marketing that has a long-standing history in hospitality and luxury brands. I believe Tamer’s innovative and results-oriented leadership approach will be key to the ongoing success of IHG Citystars properties.”
In his capacity as director of sales and marketing, Refaat will be responsible for leading the development and execution of strategic sales and marketing plans in the three InterContinental Hotels Group Citystars hotels. He will additionally strive to deliver outstanding guests service and financial profitability, and will lead the sales, events management and marketing communications teams.
Refaat declared: “I am excited with this great opportunity to work at InterContinental Hotels Group Cairo Citystars, a company with a strong vision and long-term goals in bringing that unique luxury experience to guests.”