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Nayan Peshkar

SVP, Digital, Distribution & Revenue Strategy

Millennium Hotels & Resorts

Nayan Peshkar, Senior Vice President is responsible for digital distribution, acquisition and retention strategies at Millennium Hotels and Resorts. With over a decade spent working in Digital Marketing, Revenue Management and Client Services for multiple acclaimed brands and hotel groups, Nayan knows what drives a customer's digital experience by providing consistent engagement through industry-l... read more

Housam Raydan

Group Head of Marketing and Corporate Communications

Air Arabia

Housam Raydan is the Head of Marketing and Corporate Communications at Air Arabia Group, the first and largest low-cost carrier (LCC) operator in the MENA region and a $3 billion Dubai Financial Market listed holding company (DFM:AIRARABIA). Raydan oversees the Marketing, Public Relations, Customer Relations and CSR across the Group. He has been with Air Arabia since 2007, helping the group’s brand development... read more


Coronavirus Impact: How Long Will It Last?

For geobranding professionals charged with marketing their countries, the Coronavirus feels like a punch to the gut. More than 200 deaths and 9,700 confirmed cases of infection, with the number of new cases growing tenfold last week. Delta Air Lines and American Airlines announced they will be suspending service to China.

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