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Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor

10. Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor

Company: Al Habtoor Group

Designation: Founding Chairman

Country: U.A.E.

Nationality: Emirati

Sector: Hotels & Hospitality

Al Habtoor established the Al Habtoor Company in 1970 and founded Habtoor Hospitality in 1979. The company—also known as Habtoor Hotels—has a partnership with both Hilton Hotels & Resorts and Marriott International. It has over 2,844 rooms in the Middle East across the Habtoor Grand Resort, Metropolitan Hotel Dubai, Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah, Habtoor Palace Dubai, V Hotel Dubai (A Curio Collection by Hilton), Hilton Dubai Al Habtoor City, and the Al Habtoor Polo Resort.