Emaar Hospitality Group Digs Gold and Silver at the 8th Middle East Hospitality Excellence Awards
The group took home several awards for hospitality excellence.
The 8th Middle East Hospitality Excellence Awards saw wins for Emaar Hospitality Group in the Gold and Silver categories.
Emaar Hospitality garnered many accolades at the 8th Middle East Hospitality Excellence Awards, which were presented by the Hozpitality Group at the Arabian Ranches Golf Club on November 16, 2022, including Hospitality Excellence for Best Hospitality Employer of the Year in the Middle East.
The People's Choice Awards are the foundation of the Middle East Hospitality Excellence Awards. In 2022, 170,000 people cast ballots, deciding the fate of their colleagues and friends. The meritorious candidates were honoured in a lavish award ceremony held at the Arabian Ranches Golf Club in front of more than 500 business leaders from the industry.
In the corporate category, the Commercial Team at Emaar Hospitality Team - Corporate Office won the Gold Award for Hospitality Excellence: - Hotel Team of the Year. On the other hand, the Spa at The Address Downtown won the Gold Award for Spa of the Year.
Silver was awarded to Armani/ Prive for Best Lounge/Nightclub of the Year, and Gold to Armani/Ristorante Dubai for Best Restaurant of the Year (Italian). The Address Sky View won Gold for the Year's best banquet venue.
In addition to receiving a gold trophy, Vida Downtown Dubai was selected as the Hotel of the Year (Best Boutique Hotel). While The Address Sky View Dubai won a silver medal in the competition for the best five-star hotel of the Year, The Address Beach Resort Fujairah was named the best weekend getaway.
The award for hospitality leader of the Year in the personal category went to Mark Kirby, COO of Emaar Hospitality Group. The Silver award for Spa and Fitness Person of the Year went to Mega Silvia, the Address Fountain Views' assistant manager of the spa and fitness center.
Armando Aristaco, Executive Chef at Address Dubai Mall/Address Boulevard, was among the other winners and took home the Gold for Best Culinary/Kitchen Person of the Year. Rashmi Sathsara, Commis Chef at the Armani Hotel Dubai, won the Young Chef of the Year Gold Award (under 28 years).
Ingrid Keisler, Assistant Director of Lifestyle Events at Address Sky View Dubai, was awarded a silver award in the Events/Banquets Person of the Year category. Marilou Yumul, Lifestyle Events Manager at Arabian Ranches Golf Club in Dubai, on the other hand, took home the Gold in that same category.