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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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Fantauzzo Art Series Hotel at Brisbane’s Howard Smith Wharves sold to Ghassan Aboud’s Crystalbrook Collection – CBRE

SEP 24, 2020 Ghassan Aboud’s Crystalbrook Collection has acquired Brisbane’s Fantauzzo Art Series Hotel in a deal negotiated by CBRE Hotels’ National Director Wayne Bunz. One of the first major Australian hotel transactions to occur against the background of COVID-19 has been announced, with the The Fantauzzo Art Series Hotel in Brisbane sold to Ghassan Aboud’s […]

Forbes ME: Driving Innovation In Automotive Logistics

By Jessica Banes | Sep 03, 2020 Brent Melvin, CEO of Gallega Global Logistics, explains how the UAE-based automotive logistics specialist is providing its customers with a unique service to strengthen brand loyalty in difficult times. As vehicle sales activity in the region continues to tighten, distributors and retailers are being forced to consider cost […]

Grandiose Supermarket Opens in Dubai Sports City

Grandiose Supermarket continues to expand its UAE footprint with several stores set to open in the coming weeks. United Arab Emirates, Dubai, August 31, 2020: The contemporary supermarket, Grandiose continues to grow its presence in the UAE with a new store opening recently in the Sports City Dubai. The opening within one of Dubai’s busiest […]

The Iconic Byron at Byron Is Set to Reopen Its Doors in September to Reveal Its $6 Million Refresh

The resort is in the final stages of a revamp aimed at ensuring an ongoing commitment to sustainability and integration with its surrounding environment. Part of its acquisition by Crystalbrook Collection in August last year, the changes will include making use of upcycled, recycled and locally sourced materials as part of Crystalbrook’s approach to ‘responsible […]

Grandiose Supermarket Poised for Major UAE Expansion

By Jessica Banes Forbes Middle East Staff Olivier Latour, CEO of Grandiose Supermarkets, reveals the latest plans from the unique local supermarket chain. Grandiose, the contemporary neighborhood supermarket chain, is embarking on an aggressive expansion to establish itself as a leading grocery retail player in the U.A.E. Encouraged by its initial success with U.A.E. grocery shoppers, […]

Forbes Lists Ghassan Aboud Group amongst the Top 100 Arab Family Businesses in the Middle East

Photo Credit: Mustapha Azab   Dubai, June 29, 2020 UAE headquartered conglomerate Ghassan Aboud Group was listed by Forbes Middle East in its recently released list of Top 100 Arab Family Businesses in the Middle East. Ghassan Aboud Group is a multi-business group engaged in automotive, hospitality, retail, FMCG, catering, media, logistics and pastoral businesses. […]

Riley – World Luxury Resort of The Year

Picture taken by @_hobberz_ Riley, a Crystalbrook Collection Resort was awarded World Luxury Resort of the Year – 2020 at the M&A Today Awards! Yet another major achievement for Crystalbrook Collection – Riley Resort. A true testament to the unwavering dedication to quality luxury hospitality. Congrats!

How the Hotel Scene in Cairns Is Making Luxury Travel More Sustainable

Cut back on your carbon footprint at the Riley Hotel | Courtesy of Riley Hotel Cairns is going beyond eco-friendly accommodation. Check out these luxury hotels that have done away with single-use plastics. As conscious travellers, we try hard to choose sustainable alternatives when it comes exploring the world. While what we pack and what activities […]

“Our Role Is To Spread Love And Optimism So That We Can All Overcome This Pandemic,” CEO And Founder to Forbes Middle East

As more countries manage and mitigate the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, the toll of the outbreak continues to significantly affect companies, employees and the overall economy. Yet business leaders are sending messages of encouragement while facing adversity. Among them, Ghassan Aboud, CEO and Founder of the Ghassan Aboud Group, has shared a hopeful message, […]

UAE-based billionaire businessman Ghassan Aboud on tips for leading from the front

Photo Credit: Mustapha Azab   With dynamic market conditions, new business opportunities, and the upcoming Expo 2020, this is an important year for businesses based in the UAE UAE-based billionaire businessman Ghassan Aboud has operations across the world. And despite daunting economic conditions, his eponymous group is continuing to expand and looking at new sectors. […]

Ghassan Aboud listed amongst the Forbes Middle East’s top 100 business tycoons

Photo Credit: Mustapha Azab   Ghassan was ranked at the 41st place in the list that included the region’s foremost business owners across several sectors Dubai: Ghassan Aboud, the UAE based entrepreneur and philanthropist was listed amongst the list of “The Middle East’s Top 100 Tycoons” published by Forbes Middle East (December 2019/January 2020 issue). […]

Crystalbrook Collection Celebrates New Art-Inspired Cairns Hotel

CAIRNS, THURSDAY 21ST NOVEMBER 2019 – Crystalbrook Collection Founder Ghassan Aboud last night unveiled the Group’s spectacular new hotel, Bailey, at an event filled with art, entertainment, sparkle and excitement. Over 250 of Queensland’s leading business people along with dignitaries, including The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk MP, Premier of Queensland and Mr Dave Stewart, Director-General, Department […]

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