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Ghassan Aboud Group (GAG) is an international conglomerate engaged in several key business sectors including Automotive, Logistics, Media, Hospitality, Real Estate, Retail, and Catering.

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Crystalbrook Collection expands into Newcastle

Crystalbrook Collection will open its newest hotel, Kingsley, towards the end of 2020. Newcastle’s iconic circular ‘Roundhouse’, which currently houses the Council Administrative Centre, will be transformed into the city’s first five-star hotel, with Crystalbrook Collection announcing today it will open a new property in the Hunter harbour city at the end of 2020. Initial […]

Ghassan Aboud meets CMD of Hindustan Petroleum at ADIPEC

The promoter and Chairman of Ghassan Aboud Group, Mr Ghassan Aboud yesterday met with Mr Mukesh Kumar Surana, the Chairman & Managing Director of Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited on the sidelines of the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition & Conference (ADIPEC) being held at ADNEC, Abu Dhabi.

‘Long awaited drawcard’ Riley opens its doors in Cairns

The highly anticipated opening of Cairns first new 5-star hotel in two decades has finally happened with Crystalbrook Collection’s Riley welcoming its first guests today.

UAE multinational to open three new hotels in Cairns

Dubai-based Ghassan Aboud Group, owner of the Crystalbrook Collection hotel group, is opening three new hotels in Cairns, Far North Queensland. According to Hotel Conversation, the first of Crystalbrook’s three new properties to open is the ‘Riley’, a 311-room resort on the Cairns Esplanade. It will be Cairns’ first new five-star hotel in over 20 years. Two […]

Ghassan Aboud Group appointed as Hindustan Petroleum Distributor

Ghassan Aboud Group was appointed as a Distributor for export markets by Indian public sector petroleum giant Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) through its 100% subsidiary in the UAE, HPCL Middle East FZCO.

Sydney’s newest boutique hotel ‘Little Albion Guest House’ joins Crystalbrook Collection

One of Australia’s newest boutique hotels, Little Albion in Sydney’s Surry Hills will join the expanding hospitality group, Crystalbrook Collection Hotels and Resorts.

Debrief: Ghassan Aboud On Bloomberg

UAE-based businessman Ghassan Aboud tells Bloomberg Businessweek Middle East Editor Roger Field about the latest developments at his company including investing $600 million to establish a chain of hotels in Australia and a further $118 million to develop a new logistics hub and a retail and food business in the UAE. Ghassan Aboud Group is […]

Enterpreneur ME – May 2018 cover Story – Interview with Ghassan Aboud

“Ah, this is a long story!” laughs Ghassan Aboud, when I cheekily ask him to tell me a succinct version of his 25-year-long entrepreneurial journey so far, which, at the moment, sees him at the helm of Ghassan Aboud Group (GAG), a Dubai-headquartered international business conglomerate of which he is founder and Chairman. The pre-eminent entrepreneur […]

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