George Dfouni discovered his passion for hotels as a child when he frequently accompanied his mother on exotic trips to Europe and the Middle East. It was soon thereafter that Mr. Dfouni realized that he would have a lifelong career in the hospitality industry doing what he enjoys most- catering to the needs of the discerning traveler. Mr. Dfouni began his career when he left native Lebanon to study at the University of London, where he earned a master’s degree in hotel management and catering. Fluent in English, French, Arabic, and Italian, Mr. Dfouni joined the Sheraton Corporation.
Mr. Dfouni brings over 24 years of hospitality experience and a passion for elegant design, customer service, and streamlined operations to the group and it’s portfolio of hotels, residential and commercial properties. As Chief Operating Officer, Mr. Dfouni oversaw all aspects of Amsterdam Hospitality Group, which consisted of eleven existing boutique hotels, two residential properties in New York City, one residential property in Miami and one commercial property in Tampa, Fl. In this position, Mr. Dfouni was involved in every step of the design and construction process of all properties, staff development, service programs and operations. In September 2015, Mr. Dfouni resigned from his position at Amsterdam Hospitality to seek other new challenging opportunities.
George Dfouni's hospitality management program provides students with key introductory courses that will help them towards pursuing a career in that field. From there, the sky is the limit with which far you can go in an organization. In this field especially it is valuable for managers to be familiar with all roles so that they can properly delegate and manage their team. All the things depend on how the business is designed, for hotel and cruise lines, is a huge responsibility is making guests happy.
George Dfouni is residing in the States and is working on releasing his new album and book as well as making his new hotel venture reach new heights of success. George surprised his fans with a track named ‘Mesh Rah Edaaf.’ He has an excellent skill set in various fields. Dfouni leading this company from the ownership of one hotel to a beneficial hotel chain; eleven non-branded boutique hotels, two Starwood name brand hotels, and two large residence rental societies in New York City and Miami, Florida.