SUMMARY – ALEPH HOSPITALITY APPOINTS AHMAD YOUSRY ELBEHEIRY AS DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR TO EXPAND HOTEL PORTFOLIO IN THE MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICA. ELBEHEIRY, BRINGING EXTENSIVE EXPERIENCE, WILL SOURCE NEW PROJECTS AND NURTURE PARTNERSHIPS.
Aleph Hospitality, the Dubai-based independent hospitality management company, has appointed Ahmad Yousry Elbeheiry as development director to lead its regional expansion efforts.
Focusing on Egypt and Saudi Arabia
Elbeheiry will primarily focus on Egypt and Saudi Arabia in response to the increasing demand for independent hotel management. His responsibilities include:
- Sourcing new projects.
- Handling property and franchise contracts.
- Fostering relationships with current and potential partners.
Aleph Hospitality: Bringing Extensive Experience
Elbeheiry brings 17 years of experience in hospitality and consulting to his new role, with previous positions at HVS Middle East & Africa and Colliers International MENA. He possesses business development, asset management, hotel consulting, and valuations expertise. Elbeheiry holds a bachelor’s degree in hospitality and hotel management from IMI in Egypt and a business administration and management certificate from the American University in Cairo.
Bani Haddad, founder and MD of Aleph Hospitality, expressed excitement about Elbeheiry joining the executive team in Dubai, stating. “With his combined hospitality and consulting experience, he is the ideal candidate for this development role to support our expanding portfolio in the region.”
Aleph Hospitality has several regional projects in progress, including the Four Points by Sheraton Monrovia, a 111-key property set to open in Q4 2023 in Liberia. A double development is also slated for the Rwandan capital in Q1 2025, featuring the 200-room MGallery Kigali and the 58-room Century Park Hotel and Residences Kigali.
Shortly, Aleph Hospitality plans to open The Pelican Hotel Apartments, a 134-room property in Accra, Ghana’s capital. Another project, the 70-key Kertel Suites, is scheduled for Kinshasa, the governmental seat of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.