The Ritz-Carlton Riyadh appoints new general manager

The Ritz-Carlton Riyadh appoints new general manager

Mazen Allam brings more than two decades of experience to his new role

The Ritz-Carlton Riyadh has appointed Mazen Allam as its new general manager.

Allam brings a distinguished career in luxury hospitality and a rich understanding of the Saudi Arabian market to his new role.

Allam's journey in the industry began at Le Meridien Jeddah in 2002, where he started at the front desk and swiftly rose through the ranks, eventually becoming assistant director of Sales in 2009, thanks to his commercial acumen.

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In 2011, Allam joined the Rosewood Jeddah, where he played a pivotal role in elevating the property to one of Jeddah's foremost luxury destinations. He started as the director of Sales & Marketing and became general manager in 2018. 

His achievements led to a regional role as Managing Director in 2021, overseeing new development deals across Saudi Arabia.

A graduate of Prince Sultan College in Jeddah with a degree in Hotel & Tourism Management, Allam's extensive experience makes him a valuable addition to The Ritz-Carlton Riyadh, further solidifying its position as a leading luxury destination in Saudi Arabia.


Commenting on his new role, Allam said: "I'm deeply honoured to assume leadership at The Ritz-Carlton Riyadh, a symbol of unparalleled luxury, and to continue my journey as part of the esteemed Marriott International brand. I eagerly anticipate collaborating with our exceptional team to perpetuate Marriott's legacy of delivering awe-inspiring service, unforgettable dining experiences, and an unwavering commitment to perfection. 

"Through our dedication to our team members, I'm confident that we will attain new heights for The Ritz-Carlton Riyadh, aspiring to set new standards of excellence in the luxury and premium-select segments."

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