HOSPITALITY AWARDS BY POPULAR CHOICE !

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Important Dates
31st Oct :- Online Voting Closes
26th Nov:- Award Ceremony

All attendees must book and pay for their tickets in order to attend the Awards. Table bookings and individual seat bookings can be made by contacting us at email@hozpitality.com .

COST OF TICKETS:- (GALA DINNER/AWARD NIGHT)

FOR NOMINEES:- AED 500/-

FOR OTHER GUESTS:- AED 600/-

TABLE (10PAX) ZONE 1 (Near stage) :- AED 5500/-

TABLE (10PAX) ZONE 2 :- AED 4500/-

FINALISTS - PERSONAL CATEGORIES
FINALISTS - CORPORATE CATEGORIES
Hozpitality Excellence:- Hotelier of the year
Hozpitality Excellence:- Hotel of the year (5 star)
 Paul Diab, VP Operations, Louvre Hotel Group MENA 
The Oberoi, Dubai
Hosni Abdelhadi, CEO, Carlton Hotels UAE
Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah
Ammar Kanaan, Group General Manager, Central Hotels UAE
 Rixos The Palm Dubai 
Omer Z. Kaddouri, President and CEO, Rotana Hotel Management Corporation
 The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi 
Pascal Gauvin, CEO, India, Middle East and Africa, InterContinental Hotels Group
Armani Hotel Dubai 
Chris Newman, Chief Operating Officer, Emaar Hospitality Group
Kempinski Hotel Ajman
Siegfried Nierhaus, VP- MEA, Steigenberger Hotel Group 
Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach 
 
 
Hozpitality Excellence:- Emirati/Arab Hotelier of the year
Hozpitality Excellence:- Hotel of the year (4 star)
 Reem Al Abdulla, Director of HR, First Central Suites Dubai
 Atana Hotel Dubai
 Fahad Abdullateef,  Sales Manager, Dusit Thani Dubai
Ayla Hotel – Al Ain
 Mohammed Khoori, General Manager, Golden Sands Hotel Apartments Dubai
Somewhere Hotel Barsha Heights, Dubai
Mohamed Saad,  Director of Sales and Marketing, Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham Dubai
 Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai 
Mona Alhebsi, Director of HR, Jumeirah Creek side Dubai 
 Gloria Hotel Dubai
 
 Four Points By Sheraton Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai
Hozpitality Excellence:- Entrepreneur of the year
Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham Dubai JBR
Bhupender Nath, Founder, CEO - Passion F&B, Dubai
 
Akshay Nayyar, MD & Chef Patron, Gourmet Restaurant Concepts
Hozpitality Excellence:- Hotel of the year (3 star)
Kulwant Singh, CEO, Lama Tours Dubai
Premier Inn, Dubai Ibn Batuta Mall
Abdul Kader Saadi, MD, Glee Hospitality UAE
 Makarem Alshorofat Hotel , Saudi Arabia
Yunib Siddiqui, CEO, Jones the Grocer
 Ibis Styles Jumeira Dubai 
Akhilesh Bahl, CEO, Malt & Salt Hospitality
 Premier Inn Dubai International Airport 
Omar Alhaza'a, CEO, Franchise Arabia
 Rove Downtown Dubai
 
Rove Healthcare City Dubai
Hozpitality Excellence:- General Manager of the year
Ibis Dubai Deira City Centre
Roudi Soubra, General Manager, Premier Inn, Ibn Batuta Mall
 
Ahmed Badawy, General Manager, Jood Palace Dubai
Hozpitality Excellence:- Hotel of the year (Hotel Apartments)
Reda Moukhtar, General Manager, Atana Hotel Dubai
 Fraser Suites Dubai
Cenk Unverdi, General Manager, Rixos the Palm Dubai
  Al Waleed Palace Hotel Apartments- Al Barsha, Dubai
Richard Jenman, General Manager, Cirque le Soir Dubai

Nasma Luxury Stays Dubai
Stephen Meredith, General Manager,  Steigenberger Hotel Business Bay, Dubai 
DAMAC Maison Canal Views Dubai
Leonardo Baiocchi, General Manager, Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach
First Central Hotel Suites Dubai
 
Shangri-La Residences Abu Dhabi
 Hozpitality Excellence:- Hidden Gem of the year
 Marriott Hotel Apartments Al Jaddaf 
Aruna Kamble, Asst. Manager Housekeeping, Crowne Plaza Kuwait
 
Sebul Miah, Commis I, Ramada Hotel & Suites Ajman
 Hozpitality Excellence:- Hotel of the year (Green Initiatives)
Onkar Sawan, Security Manager, Taj Dubai
Park Inn by Radisson Hotel & Residence Duqm , Oman
 Paisal Rahuman, Engineering Supervisor, Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham JBR 
 Jood Palace Hotel, Dubai
Darya Smetanina, Concierge Executive, Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan by Rotana Abu Dhabi 
Ramada Hotel & Suites Ajman 
Radie El Hek, Bread Maker, JW Marriott Hotel Dubai 
 Ras Al Jinz Turtle Resort, Oman
 Rose Karren Caganan, Accounts Receivable,  Four Points by Sheraton SZR, Dubai
Dusit Thani Dubai 
 
Kempinski Hotel Ajman
 Hozpitality Excellence:- CSR Champion of the year
Novotel Suites Dubai Mall of the Emirates
 Iftikhar Hamdani, Cluster General Manager, Ramada Hotel & Suites Ajman
 
Mustafa Hassan, Rooms Division Manager, First Central Suites Dubai
Hozpitality Excellence:- Hotel of the year (Best Weekend Getaway)
 Neszel Macaspac,  HR & Training Executive, Dusit Thani Dubai
Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah
Hadi Raza Vazir, Marketing Executive, Time Hotels Dubai
Rixos Bab Al Bahr, Ras Al Khaimah
 
Al Nahda Resort & Spa, Oman
Hozpitality Excellence:- Food and Beverage Service
 Fairmont Fujairah Beach Resort
Mariz Canon Orilla, Waitress, Atana Hotel Dubai
 The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi 
Adnane Mekaouer, Restaurant Manager, Ramada Downtown Dubai
Kempinski Hotel Ajman
Ye Aung, Waiter, McGettigan's Souk Madinat Jumeirah Dubai
 Shangri-La Hotel Qaryat Al Beri Abu Dhabi 
Tamara Locic, Chef De Rang,  Kyo Restaurant & Lounge Dubai
 
Chandana Nissanka Jayalath, Asst. F&B Manager, Ramada Beach Hotel Ajman
Hozpitality Excellence:- Hotel of the year (Best Heritage Resort)
Sarin Monish,  Asst. F & B Manager, Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai
 Palma Beach Resort and Spa, Umm Al Quwain, UAE
Javed Ahmad, Shift Leader, Marriott Hotel Al Jaddaf Dubai
Telal Resort, Al Ain
 
Ahmedia Heritage Guest House Dubai
Hozpitality Excellence:- Guest Services
Marjan Island Resort, Ras Al Khaimah
Siva Shanmugam, Asst. Housekeeper, Al Raha Beach hotel, UAE
Arabian Nights Village Abu Dhabi
Rehab Ahmed Mabrouk Ismael, Asst. FOM, Atana Hotel Dubai
Heritage Village Abu Dhabi
Danicka Mae Reyes, F&B Hostess,  Ramada Downtown Dubai 
XVA Art Hotel & Café Dubai
 Tamara El Lakkis, Asst. Guest Experience Manager, Melia Dubai
 
Gnioneal Louise Aznar, GSA, First Central Suites Dubai
Hozpitality Excellence:- Hotel of the year (Best Boutique Hotel)
Shiny Sharma, Guest Service Manager, Dusit Thani Dubai
 Manzil Downtown Dubai
 Dilanthi De Silva, Membership Officer, Arabian Ranches Golf Club Dubai
 Ibis Styles Jumeira Dubai 
 
Address Montgomerie Dubai
Hozpitality Excellence:- Housekeeping
 Fairmont Fujairah Beach Resort 
Akshi Singh, Cluster Director of Housekeeping, Crowne Plaza Kuwait
Armani Hotel Dubai
 Prabhat Shukla, Executive Housekeeper,   Intercontinental Hotels Group
Steigenberger Hotel Business Bay Dubai 
Ayush Yonzon Lama, Room Attendant, Atana Hotel Dubai
Four Seasons Hotel DIFC
Amartya Chakraborty, Cluster Executive Housekeeper, Ramada downtown Dubai
 
Yousuf Sameer Syed, Executive Housekeeper,  Ramada Beach Hotel Ajman 
Hozpitality Excellence:- Restaurant of the year (Indian)
Deepu Kundra, Executive Housekeeper, Fairmont Ajman
Ananta, The Oberoi, Dubai 
Gerard Anderson, Director of Housekeeping, Four Points by Sheraton SZR, Dubai
The Yellow Chilli, Dubai
 
Asha's Dubai
Hozpitality Excellence:- Human Resources/Training
Rang Mahal, JW Marquis Dubai
Fahad Mehmood, HR Manager, Majestic Hotel Dubai
Amal, Armani Hotel Dubai
Shobha Paul, Cluster Human Resources Manager, Ramada Downtown Dubai
Bukhara, Kempinski Hotel Ajman
 Rochelle Morales, Cluster Asst. HR Manager, Ramada Hotel & Suites Ajman
Bombay Brasserie at Taj Dubai
 Olga Alvarez,  Assistant HR & Training Manager, Meliá Dubai
 
 Anuja Ghosh, Learning and Development Manager, Fairmont Dubai
Hozpitality Excellence:- Restaurant of the year (Suno Listeners Choice Awards)
Roxane Burayag, HR Assistant, First Central Suites Dubai
Punjab Grill Abu Dhabi
Swati Anand, L&D Manager, Dusit Thani Dubai
 Kitchen 6, JW Marriot Marquis Dubai
 
Khana Khazana,  Ibis Styles Jumeirah Dubai
 Hozpitality Excellence:- Front Office
Nine7One Restaurant, Oberoi Dubai
Chanaka Ranasinghe, Front Office Manager, Dubai International Hotel
Bombay Brasserie, Taj Hotel Dubai
Abbe Severino, GSA , Atana Hotel Dubai
 Signature by Sanjeev Kapoor, Melia Dubai
 Vishnu Thankachan, Front Office Shift Leader, Gloria Hotel Dubai
 Tresind,  Nassima Royal Hotel Dubai 
 Mousa Yousef, Front Office Manager, Ramada Hotel & Suites, Ajman
 
 Peter Adel, Front Office Supervisor, Fairmont Dubai
Hozpitality Excellence:- Restaurant of the year (Italian)
Ephraim Varel, Front Office Manager,  Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham Dubai JBR
 Cavalli Club Restaurant & Lounge  Dubai
 Deserie Prado, Guest Service Agent, TIME Grand Plaza Hotel Dubai
L'Olivo Ristorante, Rixos the Palm Dubai
 
Da Vinci's - Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai
Hozpitality Excellence:- Engineering
Al Fresco,  Crowne Plaza Dubai
Mohamed Mahmoud Abdelwahab, Director of Engineering, Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort
Ristorante, Armani Hotel Dubai
 Muhammad Rafiq, General Technician, Atana Hotel Dubai
MATTO, The Oberoi Dubai
Ely Segaya, Chief Engineer, Ramada Downtown Dubai
Ronda Locatelli | Atlantis the Palm  Dubai
Asif Nadeem, Assistant Maintenance Manager,  Gloria Hotel Dubai 
 
 Robin Ramachandran Pillai, Plumber, First Central Suites Dubai
Hozpitality Excellence:- Restaurant of the year (Mexican)
Satish Patil, Director of Engineering, Fairmont Dubai
 Cactus Jacks - Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai
Shailander Kumar, Asst. Chief Engineer, Dusit Thani Dubai
El Chico Restaurant Dubai
 
La Tablita Dubai
 Hozpitality Excellence:- IT

Prasanna Thiyageswaran, Director of IT, Kenz Hotel Management, UAE
Loca Restaurant & Bar Dubai
Asad Abbas, IT Manager, Melia Dubai
Maria Bonita's Taco House Dubai
 Malik Shahzad, IT Manager, Emaar Hospitality Group Dubai
Taqado Mexican Kitchen Dubai
Shiras Nahas, IT Assistant, First Central Suites Dubai
 
Lijo John, Cluster IT Manager, R Hotels Dubai
Hozpitality Excellence:- Restaurant of the year (Others)
Mahmood Uddin Ahmed, Cluster IT Manager, Time Hotels Dubai
Cho Gao, Dubai International Hotel
 
Huddle Sports Bar & Grill, Citymax Hotel Al Barsha, Dubai
 Hozpitality Excellence:- Admin and Secretary
Farzi Café, Dubai
Joanna Ipapo, F&B Secretary, Al Raha Beach Hotel Abu Dhabi
Headlines, Mercure Gold Hotel, Al Mina Road Dubai
Liza Marie Delfin, Training  Coordinator, Ramada Downtown Dubai
Miyako, Hyatt Regency Dubai
Coleen Karryl Lucena,  F&B and Kitchen Coordinator, Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai 
 Indie DIFC, Dubai
 Caroline Collado, Executive Assistant, First Central Suites Dubai
Skye & Walker Restaurant, Marriott Executive Apartments Dubai Creek 
Wendy Jubelag, Executive Secretary, Dusit Thani Dubai
 
April Bacus, Executive Secretary,  Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan by Rotana Abu Dhabi
Hozpitality Excellence:- Restaurant of the year (Arabic)
 
Marjan Restaurant, Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah 
Hozpitality Excellence:- Spa and Fitness
 Alareesha Resturant, Riyadh
Marife Sirban, Spa Manager, Timeless Spa, Dubai International Hotel
Al Waha,  Jood Palace Hotel, Dubai
 Eric Von Abbo, Training Manager Recreation, Golden Tulip Sharma, KSA
Al Tannour, Crowne Plaza Dubai
Bianca Hoffmann, Spa Manager, Melia Dubai
 Kamoon Restaurant, Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan by Rotana Abu Dhabi
 Dilip Kumar Chaudhary, Recreation Supervisor,  Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham Dubai
Aseelah, Radisson Blu Hotel, Diera Dubai
Ayuko Suzuki, Director of Spa, Fairmont Fujairah Beach Resort
Ayamna, Atlantis the Palm
 
 
Hozpitality Excellence:- Sales and Marketing/ PR
Hozpitality Excellence:- Restaurant of the year (American)
Manu Koshy , Director of Business Development, Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah

Lexington Grill, Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah 
 Suraj Kumar, Revenue Manager, Radisson Blu Resort, Fujairah
JW's Steakhouse at JW Marriott Hotel Dubai 
 Hassan Raza,  Assistant Director of Sales & Marketing,  Ramada Beach Hotel Ajman
Tony Roma's UAE
 Deepika Biju, Director of Sales & Marketing, Meliá Dubai 
 Chili's - Emirates International Restaurants Dubai
Sarah Aziz, Asst Director of Lifestyle Events, Address Dubai Mall
Shakespeare and Co Dubai
Danelle Palang, Director of Communications and Marketing, Dusit Thani Dubai
Scots American Grill, Marriott Hotel Al Jaddaf, Dubai
Cristiano Moulin, PR & Marketing Manager, JW Marriott Hotel Dubai 
 
 
Hozpitality Excellence:- Restaurant of the year (Lounge/Night Club)
Hozpitality Excellence:- Accounts and Finance
 Inferno night club at Rixos Bab Al Bahr, Ras Al Khaimah
Roula Frediy, Financial Controller, Royal Tulip Achrafieh Hotel, Lebanon
Ahlan First and Business Class Lounges, Dubai International Hotel
Pannila D.U.K.E., Assistant Financial Controller, Ramada Downtown Dubai
Rooftop Lounge,  Royal Ascot Hotel, Bur Dubai
Prasanth Ashokan, Chief Accountant, Ramada Hotel & Suites Ajman
 Vii Dubai, Conrad Hotel Dubai
Ahmed Samy Abdelsalam, Ch. Accountant, First Central Suites Dubai
White Dubai, Meydan Hotel
Jenny Subrio, Accounts Manager, Dusit Thani Dubai
Level 43,Four Points by Sheraton,Sheikh Zayed Road - Dubai
George N. Kamar, Director of Finance, Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan by Rotana Abu Dhabi
Luna Sky Bar, Four Seasons Hotel DIFC
 Ravi Krishna Mosuri, Asst. Financial Controller,  TIME Ruby Hotel Apartments Sharjah
 
 
Hozpitality Excellence:- Spa of the year
Hozpitality Excellence:- Purchase
Waldorf Astoria Spa, Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah
 Johnson Chacko, Purchase manager, Wafi Hospitality LLC
 Anjana Spa, Rixos the Palm Dubai
Sunil Gardi Hewawasam Dodangodage, Purchase Assistant, Dubai International Hotel
Armani Spa, Armani Hotel Dubai
Liyadh Chenthrathil, Purchasing Manager, Ramada Hotel & Suites Ajman
CHI, The Spa at Shangri-La Abu Dhabi
Ranjith Sharma, Purchase Manager, Dusit Thani Dubai
Saray Spa, JW Marriott Marquis Dubai 
Tariq Saeed, Cluster Purchasing Manager, R Hotels
 The Pearl Spa at Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach
 
Remède Spa, The St. Regis Abu Dhabi 
 
 
Hospitality Excellence:- Executive Chef of the Year
 Hozpitality Excellence:- Car Rental of the year
 Robin Gomes, Director of Kitchen, Raviz Center Point Hotel Dubai
Thrifty Car Rental UAE
 Navin Chauhan, Executive Chef, Asha's Resturants international Kuwait
Hertz Car Rental Dubai
Sailesh K Balan, Executive Chef, Ayla Hotels and Resorts, UAE
National Car Rental Dubai
Chadi Salloum, Executive Chef,  Rotana Hotels & Resorts, Ras Al Khaimah & Fujairah
Europcar Dubai
Winfried Helmetag, Executive Chef, Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai 
Diamond Lease LLC Dubai
 Roberto Segura, Executive Chef,  Waka Restaurant & Bar Dubai
Avis UAE
Louis Badenhorst, Executive Chef, Steigenberger Hotel Business Bay, Dubai
Aroma Car Rental
 
 
Hospitality Excellence:- Chef De Cuisine of the Year
Hozpitality Excellence:- Facilities Management company of the year
Rasheed Quraishi, Indian master Chef, Jood Palace Dubai
 Al JAzeera International Catering LLC, Abu Dhabi
 Salvo Sardo, Chef de cuisine, Ronda Locatelli Atlantis The Palm
Emrill Dubai
Amrish Sood, Chef De Cuisine, Rangmahal, JW Marquis Dubai 
Farnek Services UAE
 Mohammad Iqbal, Chef De Cuisine, JW Mariott Dubai
Reliance FM UAE
Deni Koswara, Chef De Cuisine,  Kyo Restaurant & Lounge Dubai
MAB Facilities Management UAE
Chelsi Menikdwela, Chef de Cuisine - Banquets,  Address Montgomerie Dubai
Imdaad Dubai
 
M5 Services Dubai
Hospitality Excellence:- Sous Chef of the Year
 
Farag Salah, Arabic Sous Chef, Jood Palace Dubai
 Hozpitality Excellence:- Best Travel Agency of the year
Shibu John, Ex. Sous Chef, Citymax Hotel Al Barsha Dubai
Musandam Sea Adventure Travel & Tourism, Oman 
 Moustafa Khairt Osman, Sous Chef, Atana Hotel Dubai
Lama Tours Dubai 
 Dammika Herath, Pastry Chef, Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Deira Creek
Sharaf Travels Dubai
Ahmad Mansour, Sr. CDP, First Central Suites Dubai
Sun and Sky Tourism and Travel Dubai
Naruemol Poolkuan, Sous Chef, Dusit Thani Dubai
Al Futtaim Travel UAE
Thoufeek Zakriya, Sous Chef, Taj Dubai
Al Rostamani Travel & Holidays Dubai
 
Dnata Dubai
Hospitality Excellence:- Young Chef of the Year
 
Suneel Singh, Culinary Team Leader, Dubai Park and Resorts 
Hozpitality Excellence:- Hotel Team of the year
Sateesh Chandra, CDP, Atana Hotel Dubai
JW Marriott Hotel Dubai 
Chamika Perera, Commis I, Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Deira Creek
Ramada Downtown, Dubai
Tulsi Ram, Demi Chef de partie, Ramada Downtown Dubai
Dusit Thani Dubai 
Mohammed Thousif, Commi Chef, First Central Suites Dubai
M Hotel Downtown by Millennium, Dubai
Shane Isanedark, Chef De Partie, Four Points by Sheraton Sh. Zayed Road, Dubai
Steigenberger Hotel Business Bay Dubai 
Nigel Lobo, Chef De Cuisine, Taj Dubai
 Rove Hotels
 
Radisson Blu Hotel Dubai Media City