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Our Team.

We've got the experience.

Led by a team with more than 25 years of experience in running destination management companies, we're experts in everything from destination marketing to organising transportation. We're always looking for ways to help stand out from the crowd because we see your business success as our own.

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Samir Hamadeh
CEO, Elevate Tourism 

Samir Hamadeh is a renowned entrepreneur and the CEO and Founder of Elevate Tourism and Destination Management, a highly-innovative and trusted DMC in the Middle East. He has over 23 years of experience in the tourism industry, having previously served as the General Manager a major DMC in Dubai.


With a strong background in regional and international sales, and his exceptional strategic and pioneering approach to destination management, Samir is highly regarded as a market leader, propelling Elevate DMC far ahead of its competitors.


Samir is also highly regarded for his commitment to sustainable tourism and social responsibility. His forward-thinking approach to the future has been a major factor in the success and expansion of Elevate DMC.

Stuart Dale

Stuart is an executive leader with over 25 years of experience in the travel and hospitality industry and has extensive experience in senior leadership roles across Europe, Middle East & Africa, North America and Asia Pacific. As our Chief Commercial Officer, he is focused on supporting the business to solve complex problems, with a very strong customer focus, and an emphasis on collaborative partnerships. With a vast knowledge of travel distribution and a strong network, Stuart’s role is to maximise opportunities and continue to drive the growth of the business.

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Mohamed Sorour

Mohamed enjoys a vast experience of more than 20 years in finance management. Having Mohamed in this role with his experience in all financial matters especially in the tourism industry reflects our commitment towards a sustainable and healthy growth of the company.

Zeina El Sayegh
Product Director


With 17 years of experience in Destination Development and Product Management, Zeina is committed to customizing the product to cater for the clients’ requirements, and she continues to innovate, ensuring that our partners always have an edge against competitors. Along with her amazing product team, she works closely with hotel and service provider partners ensuring the destination is well presented and growing steadily with our different source markets.

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Mohamed Ahmed
Director of Operations


Mohamed has been holding various roles within the industry, starting with airport operations, transportation, as well as customer services. His role is to ensure the provision of the highest quality service to our customers, with a major focus on health and safety.

Harsh Abrol 
Director-Events and Special Projects

Harsh is a seasoned corporate professional with a remarkable history of catalysing positive change in the industry. With over two decades of experience in the industry, he has demonstrated profound expertise in Organisational Development, Corporate Social Responsibility, Negotiations, and Business Strategies. Harsh is committed to delivering outstanding results through meticulous planning, seamless execution, and effective management of both large-scale and grassroots projects.

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Kenan D’Souza
Product Manager


Kenan is a seasoned professional with 9 years of experience in the travel industry. Throughout his career, he has focused on supporting product development, contracting, and system software. With a passion for travel and a deep understanding of the industry, he has worked in various roles, including contracting, product analysis and software support. He has a proven track record of delivering high-quality products and services that meet the needs of clients.

Ellen de Boer 
Marketing and Content Manager


Ellen, a hard-working and determined individual, holding a degree in International Hospitality Management began her career in the hospitality and tourism industry at the young age of 17.  In her current role at Elevate, Ellen is able to put her creativity, passion, and talent to use and turned her hobby into a career. As a brand, Elevate remains at the forefront of industry trends thanks to Ellen's commitment to innovation and creativity, while never losing sight of the brand's roots.

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Ramez Osama 
Business Development Manager  

Having worked for more than 5 years in the UAE market, Ramez has acquired significant expertise in the sales sector. His professional journey has predominantly centered around contracting and sales, wherein he has consistently exhibited his proficiency in fostering enduring associations with customers by adopting a proactive approach. Ramez is particularly discerning when it comes to details and is committed to delivering customer-oriented solutions.

Nidhi Shirsat
Business Development Manager 

With over 13 years of experience in the hospitality and DMC industry, Nidhi brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to her role. Throughout her career, Nidhi has played a key role in driving business growth and developing strategic partnerships with key players in the industry. Her deep understanding of market trends and client needs has enabled her to create unique and innovative solutions that exceed expectations. 

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Elhami Marini
Manager HR, Service Delivery & Quality Assurance


Elhami is an experienced professional in the fields of HR, training, and customer service. With over two decades of experience in hospitality and Tourism with Emirates Airline, Elhami has developed a strong understanding of the importance of effective communication, teamwork, and attention to detail. In his role as an HR manager, he has successfully implemented policies and procedures that have improved employee retention and fostered a positive work environment.


Our team is your team

We’re proud to provide the top-quality service delivery and innovation that only come from having a dedicated team allocated to your account. From reservations to product management, we work as an extension of your business. It’s all part of what makes our approach different from the norm.



Elevate DMC has been a solid partner of ours, providing superb service and commercial insight. 
technology and understanding of our needs in this area have dramatically improved our business capabilities.  Working alongside a dedicated, yet fun team makes all the difference. "


Elevate DMC has been a solid partner of ours, providing superb service and commercial insight. 
technology and understanding of our needs in this area have dramatically improved our business capabilities.  Working alongside a dedicated, yet fun team makes all the difference."




Whether you’re ready to work with us or want to find out more about what we do, we can't wait
to hear from you.

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