Shaza Makkah announces the appointment of Bassam Khanfar as General Manager

Bassam Khanfar, new General Manager, Shaza Makkah

Shaza Makkah, the 5-Star hotel among the first in line hotels in Jabal AlKa’bah to Al Masjid Al Haram, announced the appointment of Bassam Khanfar as the new General Manager.

Bringing a wealth of skills and multi-dimensional expertise with decades of experience, Bassam Khanfar joined Shaza Makkah holds a degree in Banking and Finance, as well as a Masters Certificate in Hospitality Management from Cornell University. Khanfar has extensive experience within the GCC region having worked with several leading brands most recently Rotana Hotels.

He also enjoys extensive relevant experience where he worked in the hospitality sector of the Holy City of Makkah since 2009. Shaza Hotels know Bassam from his days in Kempinski Hotels in Jordan where he worked as a Director of Finance.

Commenting on his appointment, Bassam Khanfar, “It is an absolute honour to accept this appointment. I look forward to working closely with the team to strengthen the hotel’s position as one of the most desirable destinations for pilgrims and all the visitors of the holy city of Makkah.”

Shaza Makkah offers 251 beautifully appointed deluxe rooms, junior suites, one-bedroom suites and its signature Tiara residence overlooking the city and Haram. Making it one of the most desired 5-star hotels of Saudi Arabia providing the true essence of the Silk Route and delivering the finest of eastern hospitality that welcomes the guest to where timeless tradition meets a glorious contemporary elegance.