Amr Awad

Current position: Senior Vice-President of Holloway Lodging Corporation since 2013

AHLA Board Member since: 2010

Started working in hotel industry: 1989, as a Housekeeping/Room Attendant, and now has more than 27 years of experience in hospitality operations, with 19 years in a managerial role.


  • Post-Baccalaureate Diploma of Management, Athabasca University
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA), Athabasca University
  • Certified Hotel Administrator Diploma
  • Working to complete Real Estate and Asset Management Diploma, Cornell University

What Amr believes is the greatest challenge facing our industry:

Demographic changes that impact the internal and external customers (guests and staff) the industry can attract, as well as rapid changes in technology that lead to new challenges such as shared accommodation.

Why Amr wanted to join the AHLA Board:

I wanted to serve and give back to the industry and the province that helped me to grow my career. 

Fun Fact:

Amr’s signature phrases are “If it’s not written, it doesn’t exist” and “I need this yesterday!”

Contact information:

Ph: 1.780.978.3414