SHEIKH ABDULMOHSIN ALHOKAIR
Half a century between Hospitality & Entertainment
Abdulmohsin Abdulaziz Alhokair was born in 1944 and has established his role in the sectors of hospitality and entertainment not just in the Kingdom, but in all of Arab world. The Journey started in 1965 with the opening of his first project, an entertainment city in Lebanon. After that Alhokair group was founded in 1978 with its first project being Almalaz entertainment city. Many projects followed such as the establishment of Alrabwa entertainment city which was considered a leap in the Kingdom’s tourism and entertainment industry and the group began expanding to cover all of the Kingdom’s regions and many GCC and Arab countries. The investments of Sheikh Abdulmohsin in hospitality projects began in 1988 with the opening of Alandalusia hotel apartments and eventually became the owner of the largest chain of hotels and entertainment cities in the gulf area and middle east.
Abdulmohsin Alhokair is a a member in multiple local councils of tourism and manufacturing, councils of global tourism and entertainment and was the president of many boards of local, Arabian and Saudi-Foreign businessmen councils.
The Sheikh was awarded a medal of merit by the Italian government in 2008 and the international hotel chain Golden Tulip has given him the honoured title of ‘the Sheikh of Gulf Tourism’.