Joumana Ghandour

Current position: General Manager, The Westin Edmonton, since 2012

AHLA Board Member since: 2021

Started working in hospitality industry: 1997, as a Front Desk Agent

Education: Masters in Hotel and Food Administration, University of Guelph

Other boards & committees Joumana has served on:

  • Edmonton Destination Marketing Hotels Association board (2020-present)
  • Hotel Association of Greater Edmonton board (2015-19)
  • Edmonton Downtown Business Association board (2013-18)
  • Tourism Hamilton, First Vice-President, 2007-08

Why Joumana wanted to join the AHLA Board:

I have always appreciated the work the AHLA has done for our hotels, especially in the last year with the difficulties our industry faced with COVID. I would be honoured to be on the board of the AHLA, bringing a strategic, new perspective to this important role as we chart the course of recovery for our industry.

Fun Fact about Joumana:

I participated in the Ride to Conquer Cancer from Toronto to Niagara Falls two years in a row.

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