DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, November 29, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --
After receiving over 185,000 votes for various categories, the popular choice Awards for hospitality industry were a great success
The recently rebranded Hilton Dubai Al Habtoor City hosted the 4th Middle East Hospitality Excellence Awards on Wednesday 28th Nov., 2018. The full house event was attended by over 400 top hospitality leaders in the Middle East. The glamorous evening included a reception, a great meal and excellent entertainment, in addition to the actual awards ceremony. The show was presented by Laura Buckwell.
Michael Wale, CEO, Kerzner International, won the Hotelier of the Year Award while Bill Keffer, GM, JW Marriott Marquis Dubai, walked away with 'General Manager of the Year' title.
Among the other prominent winners were:-
Entrepreneur of the Year:- Suneel Bhambhani, MD, Fusion Food & Entertainment Dubai
Executive Chef of the Year:- Nurettin Celik , Executive Chef, Rixos the Palm, Dubai
Human Resources/Training of the Year:- Aseem Kapoor, Corporate Director of HR, Emaar Hospitality Group
CSR Champion of the Year:- Uwe Micheel, Director of Kitchens, Radisson Blu Dubai Deira Creek
Hotel of the Year (5 Star):- Atlantis, The Palm Dubai
Hotel of the Year (Best Weekend Getaway):- Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa Dubai
Best New Deluxe Hotel of the Year:- FIVE Palm Jumeirah Dubai
Best New Deluxe Hotel of the Year :- Wyndham Garden Ajman Corniche
Best Hospitality Employer of the Year :- Marriott International
Hospitality Leader of the Year:- Cherif Hosny, Chief Hospitality Officer, Meraas Holding
Marketing Leader of the Year:- Sam Dulka , Director of Campaigns, Dubai Tourism
Business Leader of the Year:- Haitham Mattar, CEO, Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority
Finance Leader of the Year:- Omar A Khalaf, Chief Financial Officer, Habtoor Hospitality
The list of all the award winners can be seen at http://www.hozpitalityexcellenceawards.com/winners-2018
"We received an amazing response to online voting for the 4th Middle East Hospitality Excellence Awards 2018 with over 185,000 votes for various categories. The Awards were presented to recognize top industry organizations which have shown skill, creativity, ingenuity and success in the Middle East & North Africa's growing hospitality industry," said Raj Bhatt, CEO, Hozpitality Group.
"We are happy to have the consistent support from our sponsors from the beginning, Delta Food Industries, Danube Group, NVK designs, Excite Tourism, Zarya Wellness, Barakat Foods, Fusia Events, TTG MENA, Zee TV, Radio Suno102.4 FM and Absolute Frame," added Raj Bhatt.
Hozpitality Group also announced the 2nd edition of exclusive awards for Chefs in MEA 'Chef Excellence Awards' on 12th June, 2019 to be held at the luxurious Rixos Premium JBR in Dubai. We are partnering with Emirates Culinary Guild and ICCA and are looking for a great event together said Raj Bhatt.
Hozpitality Group also re-launched their Social media networking and Media announcements website www.hozpitalityplus.com for everyone interested in the Hospitality Industry and Hospitality professionals with other people who share similar personal or career interests, activities, backgrounds or real-life connections.
Hozpitality Plus allows users to share ideas, discussions, blogs, reviews, digital photos and videos, posts, and to inform others about online or real-world activities and events with people in their network.
"Our mission is to bring Hospitality Industry closer. The Hozpitality Plus platform offers a place to connect with people interested in Hospitality industry. This empowers people to learn from each other and to better understand the world and the industry," added Raj.
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About Hozpitality Group:-
Hozpitality consists a database of over 1 million registered hospitality professionals in its 2 websites, www.hozpitality.com - "Dedicated hospitality website for Jobs in Middle East, Africa and Asia" and www.hozpitalityplus.com - "Dedicated hospitality networking group". Apart from the registered candidates, Hozpitality reaches out to over 1 million professionals through monthly email marketing from over 186 countries.
From hospitality jobs in Dubai and the UAE, retail jobs in Asia, and cruising jobs around the world, millions of workers all around the globe are proud to call themselves hospitality employees. Whether you want to greet hotel guests in Dubai, Frankfurt, Davos; become an executive chef in Abu Dhabi or Tokyo; or serve up coffee in Qatar, there is a rewarding hospitality career designed to match your unique skills and interests. To find prospective global hospitality jobs, just search by industry, department, level, and/or location. You can also search by keyword(s), such as "Dubai hotel jobs" or "Qatar hotel jobs".
In addition to listing jobs in Dubai, UAE, Mumbai, Europe and around the world, Hozpitality.com offers professional CV designing, a community network for employers and job seekers, a directory of hospitality suppliers, Latest Hospitality News, Hotel News, Movements and Appointments and Hospitality announcements, hospitality travel bookings etc. We do more than just list jobs; we provide an effective platform where all hospitality professionals can unite. Advertise or find cruise ship jobs, catering jobs, travel jobs, sous chef jobs, and more with Hozpitality.com, a world of opportunities.
The dedicated hospitality networking group Hozpitalityplus.com, publishes and shares Latest Hospitality News, Announcements, Hotel openings, Promotions, Events, Hospitality Movements and Appointments and Hospitality announcements, Reviews, Blogs etc. We provide an effective platform where all hospitality professionals can unite, network, benefit and share.
Hozpitality Consulting is a Global Executive Search consultancy based out of Toronto, Canada. Our success lies in building a long term relationship and delivering results quickly and efficiently for a "much lower cost". We are experts in locating the best possible suitable executive and management candidates for placements in all types of hospitality organizations around the world. Through our matchless database, communication and networking, over the world, we provide our clients with the most skillful candidates.
"Hozpitality Buzz- The inside scoop" is a TV show based on the hospitality industry in Dubai and UAE, is in English and telecast-ed on a premier TV channel in Middle East & North Africa reaching out to approx. 10-12 million viewers. To know more about the TV show, Please log on to:- www.facebook.com/hozpitalitybuzz and https://www.youtube.com/Hozpitality
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