Hotel Management Team
Antoine Sayegh President
Lebanese by birth with British citizenship, Antoine Sayegh is a graduate of Oxford Polytechnic, Oxford UK in 1976. He worked his way up many of the London hotel chains, learning on the job and gaining a vast array of direct experience in leading names such as Trust House Forty, Crest Hotels, Hilton and Holiday Inn. In 1986 he moved to the Gulf States and East Africa with various General Manager positions at InterContinental Hotels, prior to becoming a board member at Gloria Hotel Management in Dubai in 2006. Antoine is a Fellow of the Hotel and Catering Institutional Management Association (HCIMA).
Freddy Farid Area General Manager
Freddy Farid holds a Hotel Management BA degree, having started at Hilton International and working his way up through several management positions throughout the USA and the Middle East for a total 18 years. He has held Senior Management positions as Area Vice-President in several Rotana properties in the UAE for more than a decade. Farid then progressed his hotelier expertise in Layia Hospitality as Area Vice President and Managing Partner for its expansion plans. With his wealth of experience and proven track record as an accomplished hotelier, Freddy Farid secured the role of Area General Manager for Yassat Gloria Hotel Apartments and Gloria Hotel Dubai at Gloria Hotels & Resorts; a total of 2010 apartments and suites, the first of its kind as an all-suite hotel in the Middle East region.