Regent Santa Monica Seashore, poised to open late 2023, is happy to announce the appointment of Younes Atallah because the resort’s basic supervisor. Atallah—awarded Excellent Common Supervisor of the 12 months 2022 by California Resort & Lodging Affiliation—joins Regent Resorts & Resorts to open the primary vacation spot within the Americas for IHG Resorts & Resorts’ reimagined higher luxurious model. He’ll oversee the launch and operations of the beachfront resort.
Atallah joins Regent Santa Monica Seashore with greater than twenty years of luxurious hospitality expertise. He’s an skilled at delivering luxurious service, with a deal with development, optimistic visitor and workforce member experiences, and backside line revenue. Most not too long ago, Atallah held the place of basic supervisor at Loews Santa Monica Seashore Resort, the place he lead the property by means of the pandemic, returning stronger than ever with a report setting yr in 2022, yielding the best high line revenues within the historical past of the resort. Prior, Atallah spent 10 years with 4 Seasons Resorts and Resorts, and 11 years with Fairmont Resorts and Resorts (together with the lauded Fairmont Scottsdale Princess Resort) in prime locations akin to Palm Seashore, Florida, Vancouver, British Columbia, and Wailea, Hawaii.
An engaged hospitality chief who actively contributes to native associations and trade applications, Atallah serves on the Board of Administrators as vice-chair for Santa Monica Journey & Tourism, in addition to the Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce. Atallah is obsessed with group organizations and giving again, and has partnered with non-profit organizations together with Santa MoniCARES, the Los Angeles LGBT Heart, Elemental Music, and extra.
Born and raised in Jordan—and a citizen of the world holding three nationalities—Atallah is fluent in Arabic and English, and proficient in French. Atallah acquired a Bachelor of Science in enterprise administration with a spotlight in hospitality administration from the College of Central Florida, in addition to knowledgeable certificates in hospitality administration and administration from ESSEC Enterprise Faculty.