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HOSPITALITY FORWARD Guest Speaker Series - Luc Delafosse - Vatel

HOSPITALITY FORWARD Guest Speaker Series - Luc Delafosse

Luc Delafosse Discuss how the Hotel industry is facing the current crisis and the new emerging opportunities


The Hospitality Forward webinars are offered by Vatel USA in partnership with Alliant University and is intended for our students or anyone interested with the Hospitality Industry. Our goal is to present the perspectives of leaders and forward thinkers in the hospitality industry in order to help facing the current world crisis.

Speaker: Luc Delafosse - VP of Hospitality at Al Khozama Group

In this webinar, Mr. Delafosse speaks about how the hotel industry is facing the current crisis and the new emerging opportunities for the industry.

With over 35 years of experience working in the international hotel & hospitality industry. Overseeing some of the most exclusive properties around the world, Luc Delafosse is reputed for consistently upholding a standard of quality service and excellence synonymous with luxury establishments.

Recently, Delafosse was appointed VP Hospitality for the group Al Khozama in Riyadh, developing the brand in Saudi Arabia. Currently, the group operates 7 hotels in the Kingdom, 2 hotels under construction and set to open in 2021. The role entails overseeing all hotel operations, leading the development of the brand such as catering and restaurant as well as airport services.

Prior to this, Delafosse held the role of VP Europe for the Jumeirah Group based in London with five hotels in operation and two projects (London and Paris) and also as Managing Director of the Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills, leading the iconic brand’s debut on the West Coast.

Drawing on his acclaimed career representing prestigious global brands, Delafosse combines his impeccable taste, extensive knowledge and expertise to create an unparalleled, luxury experience. In his years with the hotel industry on the international scene, he supervised major renovation projects securing necessary preparations for sale, renovations, openings as advisor and working directly for private owners or international groups.

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