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Simon Casson recognised for ‘Outstanding Contribution to the Hospitality Industry’


Simon Casson, president of hotel operations for Europe, Middle East and Africa at Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts was recently recognized with the ‘Outstanding Contribution to the Hospitality Industry’ at the Food and Travel Arabia GCC Awards 2017.

As the driving force behind the company’s expansion plans in the region, Casson served in senior roles at other properties in the GCC prior to assuming his current position. Prior to his work in Dubai, Casson served as the General Manager for Four Seasons Hotel Doha for nine years, where he played an instrumental role in setting new industry benchmarks in Qatar’s hospitality sector. A Four Seasons veteran of 28 years, Casson has held management positions in London, Washington DC and also previously chaired the company’s Global Spa Task Force, overseeing Four Seasons spa efforts worldwide.