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Executive Team

Ghassan Aridi – Chairman
Ghassan Aridi

Ghassan Aridi who has his own internationally acknowledged award winning successes, leads a team that prides themselves on their hard earned reputation for professionalism and experience in the successful development of all areas within the aviation, leisure and MICE travel, tourism development and investment industries.

With over 30 years experience in the Middle East travel industry, Ghassan Aridi is today recognized as one of the most influential individuals in the region.

He is regarded as a leading travel and tourism correspondent and also sits in many advisory panels on several Government tourism boards, including the Government of Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM).

Trevor Owen – Director General
Trevor Owen
Trevor Owen has over 30 years extensive experience in the aviation, travel and tourism industry and has held senior positions in British Airways, The Emirates Airline Group and other travel and tourism organizations. He is often asked to speak on behalf of the British Tourist Authority, The Government of Dubai and other tourism bodies on the areas of tourism development and destination branding. He also worked also worked alongside Kuwait Airways in early 1991 in their post invasion rebuild.

Mr. Owen has been responsible for the successful start up of a variety of new destinations, products and projects and has excellent and well-established relationships both internationally and regionally.

He has fast become a highly acclaimed and known Ambassador for tourism and aviation to the Gulf, Indian Ocean and African regions.

Nabil Azar – Director
Nabil Azar
Business Development and Financial Industries Expert specializing in investment strategies, Analysis, and joint ventures. International experience in strategic planning and tourism development for numerous destinations worldwide.