Contributor Profile

Tim Cordon

Job TitleArea Senior Vice President

Company NameRadisson Hotel Group


Based in Dubai, Tim is responsible for leading hotel operations and delivering business growth and profit across the group’s largest area, with more than 95 hotels in operation and over 90 hotel projects in the development pipeline. 

As a young and dynamic hotelier, Tim brings a level of knowledge, skills and experience, which are critical to Radisson Hotel Group’s expansion plans and strategic operations across the Middle East and Africa. 

A British national, Tim has been with Radisson Hotel Group since 2003 and was appointed Area Senior Vice President for the Middle East & Africa in 2017.  

He began his progressive career in the UK where his first General Manager's position was at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Manchester Airport which, at the time was Radisson’s largest hotel in the UK and where he successfully positioned the hotel in Radisson's top 20 performing hotels worldwide.  He went onto hold leadership positions in two of the group’s key properties in London, Radisson Blu Portman Hotel and Radisson Blu Hotel Stansted Airport. 

He briefly left the group to become General Manager of the Cumberland Hotel in London, before returning as the General Manager of the Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Deira Creek. In 2015, he was promoted to Regional Director Middle East & Turkey.

Tim holds a degree from Nottingham Trent University in Mechanical Engineering and Design and Technology, including qualified teacher status. In 2006, Cordon entered the British Hospitality Hall of Fame, with the Alpha Forum Prize – “Young manager” award. He was recently acknowledged by Hotelier Middle East as no.5 in their “Power 50” hotelier list.


Conference Sessions

  • The Hotel Landscape in a Post-Covid-19 World

    Monday13:30 - 14:3001 Jun 2020
    Live Webinar

    This session will discuss the profound and wide-ranging impact of the global coronavirus pandemic on the Middle East’s hotel sector, from closures, redundancies...

    • Language: English
  • The ATM Saudi Arabia Tourism Summit

    Monday13:30 - 16:0029 Jun 2020
    ATM Global Stage

    The inaugural ATM Saudi Arabia Tourism Summit brings together key stakeholders driving the kingdom’s socio-economic transformation, discussing the challenges an...

    • Language: English

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