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New country General Manager appointed for Marriott hotel

Nihad Kattan has been appointed as the new Country General Manager to Jordan and General Manager to the Amman Marriott Hotel by the Chief Operations Officer for Marriot International for Middle East and Africa, Mark Satterfield.

New country General Manager appointed for Marriott hotel

Nihad Kattan has been appointed as the new Country General Manager to Jordan and General Manager to the Amman Marriott Hotel by the Chief Operations Officer for Marriot International for Middle East and Africa, Mark Satterfield.

Nihad started working for Marriott in the early eighties in San Antonia, Texas and has been with the company for 26 years working in countries all across the world helping travellers enjoy a range of breaks from Cancun holidays to business trips in the Middle East.
The former Area Vice-President played a major role in building and strengthening relationships with Middle East owners which has led to the growth of Marriott in the region.

Over the last 26 years, Nihad has progressed with the company and has held a number of strong positions including Resident Manager of the Cancun Marriott in Mexico; a popular hotel for travellers from all over the world on Cancun holidays. As well as working for Cancun luxury hotels, Nihad has worked all over the Americas region in various roles including the Office Manager at Puerto Vallarta Marriott in Mexico, General Manager of the San Salvador Marriott, General Manager of the JW Marriott Hotel in Washington DC, General Manager of the JW Marriott Caracas, Venezuela, General Manager of the Waikoloa Beach Marriott & Resort, Hawaii, and his most recent role as Area Vice President - Middle East and Africa.

Nihad has received recognition and numerous General Manager Leadership awards for his positive results over the years which include opening new Marriott hotels, leadership in sales and owner relations. Marriott International currently manages three hotels in Jordan; the Petra Marriott Hotel, the Jordan Vallet Marriott Resort & Spa; and the Amman Marriott Hotel. A fourth hotel in Aqaba is currently being developed.

Marriott International has 14 brands and over 3,100 hotels and resorts across the world including Mexico and Cancun five star hotels, United Arab Emirate hotels, Europe hotels, Caribbean resorts, and America and Asia luxury properties. The leading hospitality brand has a range of hotels to suit all types of guests from business travellers in China to couples on romantic Cancun holidays.

Marriott own and run approximately 515,000 guest rooms and suites across the world and operate over 10,000 vacation ownership villas.

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