Shady is an experienced hotelier with over 10 years spent in the UAE working with a number of prestigious brands.

Upon joining Canal Central Hotel Business Bay, Shady commented, “I am thrilled to join Canal Central Hotel Business Bay, a distinctive 5-star Hotel overlooking the spectacular Burj Khalifa and Dubai Canal. The beautiful hotel offers exceptional facilities and unique experiences with the signature ‘Stay Fresh’ concept including atmospheric dining venues. I look forward to working with the team in positioning the hotel as a preferred destination for both local and international travelers.”

An Egyptian national, Shady began his career in 2004 at the Le Meridien, Abu Dhabi joining the front office. Subsequently, after completing a number of pre-openings for an acclaimed local brand, he moved to Millennium & Copthorne Hotels and Resorts in 2008 as Rooms Division Manager. He held several key positions within the front of house before working his way through to executive assistant manager at the Millennium Plaza Hotel, Dubai in 2017. He then went on to join Lavender Hotels, Dubai as Hotel Manager until mid-2018.