A well-seasoned hospitality professional, Yazan Latif has over 22 years of experience in luxury hotel chains.
DOHA — Kempinski Hotels has appointed Yazan Latif as the new General Manager of Marsa Malaz Kempinski, The Pearl – Doha.
A well-seasoned hospitality professional, Yazan has over 22 years of experience in luxury hotel chains. A role model for aspiring hoteliers, he started his journey in 1999 at the Oxford Belfry Hotel in UK. He then joined the Four Seasons and remained with the renowned brand for almost 15 years. Expanding gradually his responsibilities in the rooms division, he became Director of Rooms at the Four Seasons Hotel – Jakarta, Indonesia in 2010.
In 2014, Yazan joined the Viceroy Hotel Group, as a Director of Rooms at the Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi, while supporting as Hotel Manager Task Force the Viceroy Palm Jumeirah – Dubai and the Viceroy Istanbul. In 2018 Yazan moved to the Sheraton Grand Doha as Hotel Manager, and in 2020 he has been appointed as General Manager at the Ritz Carlton –Sharq Village & Spa. Under Yazan’s leadership, the property received numerous industry awards.
A Canadian-Jordanian national, Yazan speaks fluently English and Arabic. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from the Jordan University, a Master Degree in International Hotel & Tourism Management from Oxford Brookes University in UK and an Executive Leadership Certificate from Cornell University.
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