Hilton is pleased to announce the appointment of Hassan El Wahidi as the General Manager of Hilton Doha the Pearl Residences which is due to open later this year at The Pearl Qatar’s stunning Qanat Quartier. This contemporary property will be the first residence project of `Hilton Hotels & Resorts` in Qatar offering a perfect blend of short and long term accommodation offerings along with distinct food & beverage and leisure facilities.
Hassan El Wahidi is a highly skilled hotelier with an international career spanning over 30 years. During this time, he has developed into an accomplished and high performing hospitality industry leader, managing international properties across Europe, Africa and the Middle East in both global resorts and city centre hotels.
The majority of his career has been spent with Hilton, where he improved commercial results and drove innovation across management and culinary operations for a variety of signature leisure and business tourism properties including the Hilton Paris Charles de Gaulle, the Hilton Cannes, and the Hilton Mauritius Resort & Spa. His last assignment was in Dubai, where he opened and managed for 6 years a mixed-use development that includes a hotel from Hilton portfolio and retail space with various restaurants, beauty centres and shops.
El Wahidi is known as a fine gourmet who has a strong focus on quality and dining excellence as part of his commitment to enhance superior guest satisfaction. El Wahidi is also an enthusiastic supporter of diversity in the workplace believing that variety of experiences, culture and backgrounds among team members combine to help make Hilton the world’s most hospitable place. He is passionate about creating environments that provide meaningful opportunities for personal and professional growth.
Commenting on his new role in Qatar, El Wahidi said: "I am delighted to have been appointed to head up the management of Hilton Doha the Pearl Residences. We look forward to bringing Hilton’s renowned hospitality to the Pearl Qatar by offering stylish residences, tranquil beachfront escapes, transformative spa treatments and innovative dining experiences. I am confident that our team of experienced and welcoming Hilton professionals will deliver exceptional guest service at Hilton the Pearl, where everything you could want in a hotel blends with everything you need in a home.”