Our People
Portrait of Alan Massouh

Alan Massouh

General Manager

Alan is a veteran hotelier with a career of 30 years, predominantly with Hyatt and Shangri-La spanning the USA, Asia and the Middle East.

A fresh graduate in Hospitality Management from the Alliant International University-San Diego CA, Alan's first job was in 1986 at the Hyatt Regency Dubai & Galleria, where he developed his natural leadership abilities into both extensive leadership skills as well as the necessary managerial insight that made his passion for the hospitality industry a chosen life-style. Alan’s vision for Salam Hospitality is to become a preferred employer, where the best in people is liberated.

Portrait of Maureen Llamas

Maureen Llamas

Health and Safety Manager

With over 10 years of extensive experience in the field of food safety and quality assurance, Maureen boasts a degree in Food Technology as well as elaborate trainings and certifications on Hazard Analysis & Critical control Points (HACCP), Good manufacturing practice (GMP), Quality Systems, and ISO 9001(QMS) and 14001 (EMS). Maureen’s career includes working as a lead quality auditor – both vendor and regulatory - in several food industries across Asia, North America, and South America. Maureen contributes to the Salam Hospitality team by bringing extensive knowledge and experience relating to health and safety.

Portrait of Isabel Koorts

Isabel Koorts

Marketing Communications Manager

Isabel started her career working as a photographer after gaining a qualification in Photography at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology. Her diverse professional experience includes working in South Africa, the United Kingdom, New Zealand and Qatar. After gaining a particular interest in the creative industry’s sales and marketing sector, she became involved in managing the sales and marketing teams for various international companies. She continued her studies and gained a bachelors degree in Psychology and an honors degree in Development Studies. She has a passion for marketing, communications and corporate social responsibility and she brings with her a wealth of experience to join the Salam Hospitality team.