A category at the Hotelier Middle East Awards which always generates a lot of debate: here are the eight candidates in the race to win the title of GM of the Year 2017.

This category is one of the four this year which has eight candidates, in a nod to the calibre of the entries received.

If you'd like to meet last year's winners of all categories, click here to find out more...

Click through to find out who has been shortlisted this year... and take a look at last year's event in the video below!

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