Industry Spotlight: Mahmoud Sakr, Managing Director, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray


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Mahmoud Sakr has over 30 years of experience in the industry; originally from Egypt, Sakr is passionate about providing a personalised guest experience at this award-winning resort on Palm Jumeirah.

As one of Jumeirah’s most experienced business leaders, he has played a pivotal role in the company’s journey over the last 20 years. Sakr is a seasoned hotelier, with strong market and operational knowledge. Prior to joining Jumeirah Group, he worked for Le Méridien for 13 years across Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Senegal.

Jumeirah Group, the global luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, operates a world-class portfolio of hotels and resorts. Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts includes Jumeirah at Etihad Towers in Abu Dhabi; Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Jumeirah Creekside Hotel, Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray and Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai; Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa in Kuwait; Jumeirah Bilgah Beach Hotel in Baku; Jumeirah Dhevanafushi and Jumeirah Vittaveli in the Maldives; and more.