Paul Z. Diab is a veteran hotelier with 28 years of vast experience and thorough knowledge in managing hotels especially in the MENA region.

Graduated in 1985 from the Michigan State University, with a Bachelor of Arts Degree (B.A) in Hotel Management, has had extensive experience with Marriott and Sheraton in the US and Middle East In 2003, he joined the FHMC, as General Manager, in Kuwait. In 2004, moved to Oman, as General Manager of Golden Tulip Seeb. A year later was appointed as the Director of Operations for Golden Tulip MENA , monitoring and maintaining high standard of services, ensuring that policies and procedures are implemented and adhered to.

Paul led the charge to open over 50 hotels in the past 10 years, supporting the successful operation of FHMC and the JV with Golden Tulip. In 2014, Paul was promoted to his current position as Vice President Operations, maintaining the standards and guidelines of the brand from the construction period to technical service assistance until the opening to full-blast operation.