Al Khaja joins IHG as Global Sales Manager for Government and Protocol Sector

Travel News Asia Thursday, 19 July 2007

InterContinental Hotels Group has appointed Mohammed Tareq Al Khaja as the new Global Sales Manager for the Government and Protocol sector.

In his new role, the young Emirati is tasked with developing and managing relationships with key Middle East government and royal protocol representatives. Al Khaja will aim to increase market and consumer share for IHG in these sectors while facilitating the clients' specific requirements.

Al Khaja joins IHG after undertaking extensive vocational training implemented within one of the group's properties, where he took a number of hospitality courses specialising in areas such as Sales & Marketing, Front Office, Food & Beverage Operations and Administration. After his studies he joined the former InterContinental Dubai where he began his hospitality career. He later worked at the Burj Al Arab Hotel in Dubai, before returning to IHG to begin his current role.

Michel Augier, Acting Chief Operating Officer, InterContinental Hotels Group, Middle East & Africa said, "Government and Protocol is an extremely important sector for the InterContinental brand, which is focused on luxury and 'in the know' destination experiences across the globe. Al Khaja will play a vital role in ensuring we meet the specific needs of these high level customers and we welcome him, his enthusiasm and his expertise to IHG."

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