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“Alaa Akel” to Take Over as (CEO) of “Jaz Collection Egypt”..

“Hamed EL Chaity” the chairman of “Jaz Collection” announced the promotion of “Alaa Akel”, to the Position of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Jaz Collection Egypt, he will henceforth be overseeing the entire group strategic decisions and developments.


Alaa Akel is an experienced professional with more than 30 years involvement in luxury hospitality, the last 20 of which were spent with Jaz Collection.

Alaa enjoys a diversified personality with an edge, being an Egyptian, born in Alexandria, educated in French school, graduated from Tourism & Hotel Management school with the highest honor “Summa Cum Laude”, and with a Swiss nationality, trained in UK, and well-traveled around the world.

He climbed the career ladder step by step, all the way to the top, because of his determination and passion about the hospitality industry. He joined forces of different reputable hotels’ chains as Sheraton, Movenpick, and Le Meridian.

His expertise in hospitality almost covers all the pillars of this industry started with food & Beverage, front office, rooms division, and ended with the management where he is mastering now.

Early 2012, Alaa led Jaz Collection success, in the capacity of the Group General Manager, in charge of 50 hotels, 12010 rooms, 25979 beds, and his inventory is still growing every day.