Introduction

The Al Habtoor Group has grown with the UAE, and while best known for construction, it is globally recognised through its involvement in the hotel, automotive, real estate, education, insurance and publishing sectors.

One of the UAE's most respected and successful businesses, the Al Habtoor Group today operates in the UAE and international markets. The highly qualified, experienced and professional multi-national team now exceeds 40,000 - and this is expected to continue to grow in line with planned expansion.

The Group's Construction division the Habtoor Leighton Group has an extensive track record in the successful delivery of large-scale projects across the region. For more than 40 years it has built a strong and loyal client base across both the public and private sectors. The Group focuses on five core market sectors namely infrastructure, building, rail, oil and gas and mining.

Habtoor Hotels owns and operates six top class hotels, including two new five star properties, the Habtoor Grand Resort & Spa in Dubai and the Habtoor Grand Convention Centre & Spa, Beirut.
Khalaf Al Habtoor

Al Habtoor Motors' brand portfolio includes Mitsubishi, with a wide choice of sedans, 4x4's and commercial vehicles, Temsa buses and premium marques such as Bentley and Bugatti. Al Habtoor Motors imports more than 60,000 vehicles from Japan every year.

Al Habtoor Motors imports more than 60,000 vehicles from Japan every year. It has a well-established network of seven showrooms, eight service centres and twelve parts centres that effectively cover the entire UAE.

Just as the name of the UAE has become synonymous with trade and enterprise all over the world, the name of the Al Habtoor Group has become synonymous with dynamic growth, evidenced by its commitment to develop and grow businesses in multiple sectors.

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Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor is a prominent and highly respected citizen of the United Arab Emirates. A self-made man, he’s Chairman of the Al Habtoor Group – one of the most successful conglomerates in the Gulf.

Al Habtoor is known not only for his many business achievements but also his extensive knowledge of international political affairs; his philanthropic activity; his efforts to promote peace; and the fact that he has long acted as an unofficial ambassador for his country abroad. Writing extensively on both local and international politics, he publishes regular articles in the media and has released a number of books. Al Habtoor's articles are available on www.khalafalhabtoor.net... more

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The Al Habtoor Group was founded at the time the United Arab Emirates became an independent nation. From modest beginnings, the group has matched the pace of growth of the UAE.

H.H. Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Ruler of Dubai until 1990, had a clear vision of what was required to transform Dubai into an ultra modern city. His encouragement continues to inspire me to stretch the boundaries of what can be achieved.

Our success is based on the total commitment of our people, who represent our most valuable asset.

In the beginning, we had a workforce of just 10 - today... more