Joseph Khairallah Appointed COO for Marcus Hotels and Resorts

khairallahMarcus Hotels and Resorts, a division of The Marcus Corporation, announced that Joseph Khairallah has been appointed chief operating officer.

A seasoned hospitality veteran, Khairallah began a 30-year career with Hyatt Hotels in 1983 at the Grand Hyatt New York in New York, N.Y. and has worked in various locations and roles for the global hospitality company. In his most recent role as vice president of rooms, spa and security for Hyatt Americas Group, Khairallah supported 383 hotels and was directly responsible for the oversight of 155 properties, playing a lead role in opening the new luxury Andaz Maui at Wailea resort in Wailea, Hawaii. Additionally, he oversaw the operations of 30 existing spas and was instrumental in preparing for the opening of 10 new spas within the Hyatt portfolio.

Other highlights during his tenure with Hyatt include serving as vice president of rooms for the company’s international group, where he was responsible for 115 hotels throughout the globe, and general manager of the Hyatt Regency in Montreal where he oversaw a multi-million dollar rebranding and renovation of the property. Khairallah graduated from the prestigious Istitut Haulot in Brussels, Belgium, with a hotel management degree.

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