Africa Hospitality Investment Forum 2021

20-22 September 2021 – Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai, UAE


20-22 September 2021 – Dubai, UAE

Speaker Profile

Hamid Bentahar

Executive Vice President - Morocco, Accor

Hamid Bentahar has over 30 years of experience in the hospitality industry. He is currently the President of Accor Gestion Maroc and Executive Vice President Accor Morocco overseeing hotels across all brands and any further development in the kingdom of Morocco.

Since 2012, Hamid Bentahar successively managed the operations for the Luxury brands. He was the Executive Vice President, Luxury Brands, Africa and Indian Ocean for AccorHotels overseeing a portfolio of 47 hotels in the region. Previous to this role, Hamid Bentahar was the Vice-President Operations for Sofitel Luxury Hotels Southern Europe and Africa.

Hamid Bentahar is the President of Marrakesh Regional Council of Tourism (since 2008) he has been reelected unanimously to the Presidency once again. He is also Vice-president of the National Federation of Tourism (2008) and National Federation of the Hotel Industry as well as Executive Board Member of Mediterranean Tourism Foundation (since 2015).