Mohamed Belkhodja


Mohamed Belkhodja

Director of Business Development

Education, licences and certifications

Masters Degree in International Hotel Management, at Vatel Business School, Lyon, France

Bachelor Degree in Business & Economics, at Pierre Mendes France University, Grenoble, France

Mohamed Belkhodja

Mohamed is an experienced Business Leader with a Masters Degree in International Hotel Management.
He has a proven track record of executing business development and global expansion strategies across the MENA region. Global Expertise with Local Focus: 18 Years in KSA, 12 Years in France, 2 Years in Qatar and since 2015 Mohamed is based in Dubai and has a great understanding of the Region.

Arabic speaking, as well as English, French & Spanish, he has an extensive Hospitality experience, both in the Middle East and Europe.

Previous experience includes:

  • Member of the Marriott Group Audit Committee in Europe
  • Full Restructuring of an IHG Property in Paris: improvement of the Key Property Targets and NOI through:
    • Guest Satisfaction
    • People Management
    • Revenue Focus
    • Efficiency/Productivity Management
  • Optimization of Luxury Brands exposure & revenue through:
    • Brand Management
    • Affinity Marketing
    • Networking
  • Head of Global Business Development of an International Luxury Lifestyle French Brand:
    Significant Sales growth in the Middle East and Indian Ocean Region:
    more than 2 Million Euros in less than 2 Years