On March 25, 2019, the HCT-Al AIn Men’s (AAM) was pleased to receive a distinguished guest speaker from the local community – Mr. Mohamed Soussan a well-known hotelier and group manager of Ayla Hotels.
Ayla Hotels is a hotel chain part of the group that includes Bawadi Mall and other four Ayla Hotels. Ayla Hotels is planning to go international and will start its first mall and hotel in Djibouti. They also plan their first chain of coffee shops: Ayla Café. They are also very active attracting tourist to our oasis city of Al Ain.
Mr. Soussan spoke about the challenges that it brings to start business in the competitive sector of the hospitality industry. His speech motivated business students and other attendees of CIS and Engineering.
In addition, Mr. Soussan confirmed that Ayla Hotels is willing to contribute with AAM for industry collaboration projects.
The audience was very pleased and asked many interesting questions about the business model and the future of Ayla Hotels and its impact on the ecomony of Al Ain.