The Euromoney Lebanon Conference 2017

Pierre Achkar

President / Chairman

Lebanese Federation For Tourism Industries / Monroe Hotels Groups

Pierre Achkar is the president of the Lebanese Federation for Tourism Industries and the Lebanese Hotel Association. He has been mayor of Brummana Municipality District since May 1998 and acts as chairman of the Monroe Hotels Group. Between 1999 and 2005 Mr Achkar acted as vice‐president of the National Council for Tourism in Lebanon and has been a member of the Lebanese Promotion Board since 2012. He currently sits on the advisory boards of several universities and on the Emigrants Tourism Committee within the Ministry of Tourism. Mr Achkar holds a BA in hotel management from Ecole Hôtelière de Glion in Switzerland and acts as executive member of the Inter Arab Union of Hotels & Tourism and member of the International Hotel & Restaurant Association.

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