Haitham Mattar has been recognised for his Excellent Contribution to the Journey & Tourism Business by the World Journey Awards.
The main hospitality figurehead accomplished a profitable stint as chief govt of the Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Improvement Authority final 12 months.
Just lately taking on a brand new place as a senior advisor to the Saudi Fee for Tourism & Nationwide Heritage, Matter is hoping to make use of his experience to develop the sector within the kingdom.
Talking to Amy Kitchingman for Breaking Journey Information, he stated: “That is very humbling for me, to take a world award at this stage, recognising my efforts, and my contribution to tourism.
“I’ve a substantial amount of ardour for hospitality and tourism.
“I began on this business once I was 17-years-old and all through my profession I’ve at all times stated ‘there are numerous matters I don’t know, however the one matter I do know is hospitality and tourism’.
“That is what I’ve lived and breathed my entire life and to have been recognised for all of the work I’ve achieved all through the years is absolutely rewarding and satisfying.”
World Journey Awards was established in 1993 to acknowledge, reward and have fun excellence throughout all sectors of the tourism business.
Immediately, the World Journey Awards model is recognised globally as the final word hallmark of high quality, with winners setting the benchmark to which all others aspire.
Annually, World Journey Awards covers the globe with a collection of regional gala ceremonies staged to recognise and have fun particular person and collective success inside every key geographical area.
World Journey Awards gala ceremonies are extensively considered one of the best networking alternatives within the journey business, attended by authorities and business leaders, luminaries and worldwide print and broadcast media.
For extra details about World Journey Awards go to the official web site.
Breaking Journey Information just lately spoke to Mattar concerning the World Journey Awards and his new position in Saudi Arabia. Check out what he needed to say beneath: