Walid El Awadly
Walid El Awadly is a seasoned hotelier with over 25 years of experience in the industry. In his current role, Walid is looking after the entire operations of Hyatt Regency Riyadh Olaya as the property’s General Manager since June 2019.
Walid El Awadly began his career with Hyatt in the year 2000 as part of the opening team leading Hyatt Regency Sharm El Sheikh, and soon made his way to Phuket, Beijing, Cairo, Dar es Salaam and Edmonton. During his 17-year journey with Hyatt, he was part of the opening of several Hyatt hotels around the world. In addition to Hyatt, he gained vast experience working with various hospitality organizations and brands. In his last role as the Regional Director of Operations-Delta Hotels and Resorts (Western Canada), and board member of Saskatchewan hotel association (Western Canada), he was closely involved in formulating hospitality strategies in business acquisition and development in various segments such as leisure, sports and conventions.