AWARD WINNERS 2017


PERSONAL CATEGORY WINNERS

Hospitality Excellence:- Hotelier of the year- Sponsored by Delta Foods
GOLD Chris Newman, Chief Operating Officer, Emaar Hospitality Group
SILVER Hosni Abdelhadi, CEO, Carlton Hotels UAE

 

Hospitality Excellence:- Emirati/Arab Hotelier of the year- Sponsored by Delta foods
GOLD  Mohammed Khoori, General Manager, Golden Sands Hotel Apartments Dubai
SILVER  Reem Al Abdulla, Director of HR, First Central Suites Dubai

 

Hospitality Excellence:- Entrepreneur of the year- - Sponsored by Danube Home
GOLD Kulwant Singh, CEO, Lama Group Dubai
SILVER Akshay Nayyar, MD & Chef Patron, Gourmet Restaurant Concepts

 

Hospitality Excellence:- General Manager of the year- Sponsored by Ishukoshi
GOLD Cenk Unverdi, General Manager, Rixos the Palm Dubai
SILVER Reda Moukhtar, General Manager, Atana Hotel Dubai

 

Hospitality Excellence:- Hidden Gem of the year
GOLD Radie El Hek, Bread Maker, JW Marriott Hotel Dubai
SILVER Aruna Kamble, Asst. Manager Housekeeping, Crowne Plaza Kuwait

 

Hospitality Excellence:- CSR Champion of the year
GOLD  Iftikhar Hamdani, Cluster General Manager, Ramada Hotel & Suites Ajman
SILVER Hadi Raza Vazir, Marketing Executive, Time Hotels Dubai

 

Hospitality Excellence:- Food and Beverage Service (Sponsored by:- Barakat UAE)
GOLD Javed Ahmad, Shift Leader, Marriott Hotel Al Jaddaf Dubai
SILVER Tamara Locic, Chef De Rang, Kyo Restaurant & Lounge Dubai

 

Hospitality Excellence:- Guest Services
GOLD Shiny Sharma, Guest Service Manager, Dusit Thani Dubai
SILVER Danicka Mae Reyes, F&B Hostess, Ramada Downtown Dubai

 

Hospitality Excellence:- Housekeeping - Sponsored by Karcher ME
GOLD Deepu Kundra, Executive Housekeeper, Fairmont Ajman
SILVER Amartya Chakraborty, Cluster Executive Housekeeper, Ramada Downtown Dubai

 

Hospitality Excellence:- Human Resources/Training
GOLD Shobha Paul, Cluster Human Resources Manager, Ramada Downtown Dubai
SILVER  Anuja Ghosh, Learning and Development Manager, Fairmont Dubai

 

Hospitality Excellence:- Front Office
GOLD Chanaka Ranasinghe, Front Office Manager, Dubai International Hotel
SILVER  Vishnu Thankachan, Front Office Shift Leader, Gloria Hotel Dubai

 

Hospitality Excellence:- Engineering
GOLD Satish Patil, Director of Engineering, Fairmont Dubai
SILVER  Muhammad Rafiq, General Technician, Atana Hotel Dubai

 

Hospitality Excellence:- IT
GOLD Lijo John, Cluster IT Manager, R Hotels Dubai
SILVER  Malik Shahzad, IT Manager, Emaar Hospitality Group Dubai

 

Hospitality Excellence:- Admin and Secretary
GOLD  Caroline Collado, Executive Assistant, First Central Suites Dubai
SILVER Coleen Karryl Lucena, F&B Coordinator, Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai

 

Hospitality Excellence:- Spa and Fitness- Sponsored by Zarya Wellness
GOLD Ayuko Suzuki, Director of Spa, Fairmont Fujairah Beach Resort
SILVER  Eric Von Abbo, Training Manager Recreation, Golden Tulip Sharma, KSA

 

Hospitality Excellence:- Sales and Marketing/ PR- Sponsored by TTN
GOLD  Hassan Raza, Assistant Director of Sales & Marketing, Ramada Beach Hotel Ajman
SILVER Cristiano Moulin, PR & Marketing Manager, JW Marriott Hotel Dubai

 

Hospitality Excellence:- Accounts and Finance
GOLD Prasanth Ashokan, Chief Accountant, Ramada Hotel & Suites Ajman
SILVER George N. Kamar, Director of Finance, Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan by Rotana Abu Dhabi

 

Hospitality Excellence:- Purchase- Sponsored by Imperial Royal
GOLD Ranjit Sharma, Purchase Manager, Dusit Thani Dubai
SILVER Tariq Saeed, Cluster Purchasing Manager, R Hotels

 

Hospitality Excellence:- Executive Chef of the Year(Sponsored by:- Barakat UAE)
GOLD Chadi Salloum, Executive Chef, Rotana Hotels & Resorts, Ras Al Khaimah & Fujairah
SILVER  Roberto Segura, Executive Chef, Waka Restaurant & Bar Dubai

 

Hospitality Excellence:- Chef De Cuisine of the Year- Sponsored by Barakat
GOLD  Salvo Sardo, Chef de cuisine, Ronda Locatelli Atlantis The Palm
SILVER Amrish Sood, Chef De Cuisine, Rangmahal, JW Marquis Dubai

 

Hospitality Excellence:- Sous Chef of the Year(Sponsored by:- Barakat UAE)
GOLD  Moustafa Khairt Osman, Sous Chef, Atana Hotel Dubai
SILVER  Dammika Herath, Pastry Chef, Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Deira Creek

 

Hospitality Excellence:- Young Chef of the Year (Sponsored by:- Barakat UAE)
GOLD Suneel Singh, Culinary Team Leader, Dubai Park and Resorts
SILVER Tulsi Ram, Demi Chef de partie, Ramada Downtown Dubai

 

CORPORATE CATEGORY WINNERS

Hospitality Excellence:- Hotel of the year (5 star) - Sponsored by Thrifty Car Rental
GOLD  Rixos The Palm Dubai
SILVER The Oberoi, Dubai

 

Hospitality Excellence:- Hotel of the year (4 star)- Sponsored by Thrifty Car Rental
GOLD  Gloria Hotel Dubai
SILVER  Four Points By Sheraton Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai

 

Hospitality Excellence:- Hotel of the year (3 star) - Sponsored by Thrifty Car Rental
GOLD Premier Inn, Dubai Ibn Batuta Mall
SILVER  Rove Downtown Dubai

 

Hospitality Excellence:- Hotel of the year (Hotel Apartments)- Sponsored by Thrifty Car Rental
GOLD  Fraser Suites Dubai
SILVER DAMAC Maison Canal Views Dubai

 

Hospitality Excellence:- Hotel of the year (Green Initiatives)- Sponsored by ZEE TV
GOLD Ramada Hotel & Suites Ajman
SILVER Kempinski Hotel Ajman

 

 

Hospitality Excellence:- Hotel of the year (Best Weekend Getaway) - Sponsored by TTG Mena
GOLD Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah
SILVER  Fairmont Fujairah Beach Resort

 

Hospitality Excellence:- Hotel of the year (Best Heritage Resort)- Sponsored by ZEE TV
GOLD  Palma Beach Resort and Spa, Umm Al Quwain, UAE
SILVER Ahmedia Heritage Guest House Dubai

 

Hospitality Excellence:- Hotel of the year (Best Boutique Hotel)- Sponsored by ZEE TV
GOLD Armani Hotel Dubai
SILVER Address Montgomerie Dubai

 

Hospitality Excellence:- Restaurant of the year (Indian)Sponsored by Suno 1024
GOLD Asha's Dubai
SILVER Bombay Brasserie at Taj Dubai

 

Hospitality Excellence:- Restaurant of the year (Suno Listeners Choice Awards)- Sponsored by Suno 1024
GOLD  Signature by Sanjeev Kapoor, Melia Dubai
SILVER Punjab Grill Abu Dhabi

 

Hospitality Excellence:- Restaurant of the year (Italian)Sponsored by Suno 1024
GOLD Ronda Locatelli | Atlantis the Palm Dubai
SILVER MATTO, The Oberoi Dubai

 

Hospitality Excellence:- Restaurant of the year (Mexican) Sponsored by TTN
GOLD  Cactus Jacks - Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai
SILVER Maria Bonita's Taco House Dubai

 

Hospitality Excellence:- Restaurant of the year (Others) Sponsored by TTN
GOLD Headlines, Mercure Gold Hotel, Al Mina Road Dubai
SILVER Cho Gao, Dubai International Hotel

 

Hospitality Excellence:- Restaurant of the year (Arabic)Sponsored by Suno 1024
GOLD Marjan Restaurant, Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah
SILVER Ayamna, Atlantis the Palm

 

Hospitality Excellence:- Restaurant of the year (American)Sponsored by TTN
GOLD Scots American Grill, Marriott Hotel Al Jaddaf, Dubai
SILVER JW's Steakhouse at JW Marriott Hotel Dubai

 

Hospitality Excellence:- Restaurant of the year (Lounge/Night Club)Sponsored by Suno 1024
GOLD Level 43, Four Points by Sheraton,Sheikh Zayed Road - Dubai
SILVER Ahlan First and Business Class Lounges, Dubai International Hotel

 

Hospitality Excellence:- Spa of the year- Sponsored by Zarya Wellness
GOLD Armani Spa, Armani Hotel Dubai
SILVER Saray Spa, JW Marriott Marquis Dubai

 

Hospitality Excellence:- Car Rental of the year
GOLD Thrifty Car Rental UAE
SILVER Hertz Car Rental Dubai

 

Hospitality Excellence:- Facilities Management company of the year
GOLD Farnek Services UAE
SILVER  Al Jazeera International Catering LLC, Abu Dhabi

 

Hospitality Excellence:- Best Travel Company of the year
GOLD Dnata Dubai
SILVER Musandam Sea Adventure Travel & Tourism, Oman

 

Hospitality Excellence:- Hotel Team of the year- - Sponsored by ZEE TV
GOLD Dusit Thani Dubai
SILVER Steigenberger Hotel Business Bay Dubai

JUDGES CHOICE AWARDS WINNERS
 
F&B Entrepreneur of the Year Bhupender Nath, Founder, CEO - Passion F&B, Dubai
Visionary Leader of the Year H.E. Mr. Khalil Al Sayegh, Chairman, Roda Hotels & Resorts
Young Chef Supporter of the Year Sunjeh Raja- CEO-International Center for Culinary Arts (ICCA), Dubai
Security Person of the Year Adnan Ibrahim Ismail- Director of Security, H Hotel Dubai
Seasoned Hotelier of the Year Ahmed Badawy, General Manager, Jood Palace Dubai
F&B Leader of the Year Amit Kumar, Director of F&B, M Hotel Downtown by Millennium, Dubai
Stylish Budget Hotel of the Year  Ibis Styles Jumeira Dubai
Business Person of the Year Suneel Bhambhani, Fusion Food & Entertainment Dubai
Hospitality leader of the Year Ammar Kanaan, Group General Manager, Central Hotels UAE
Hotel Management Company of the Year Time Hotels Dubai
Celebrity Chef of the Year Chef Atul Kochhar
Outstanding in Protocol and Government Relations Bader Al Ansari, Director- Government Relations, Palazzo Versace Hotel Dubai .
Promising HR Leader of the Year  Olga Alvarez, Assistant HR & Training Manager, Meliรก Dubai
Excellence in Customer Service Five Palm Jumeirah Dubai
Best New Luxury Hotel Rixos Premium Dubai