Hotelier Middle East Awards 2018 now open for entry

This year, the Oscars of the hospitality industry will have 18 categories up for grabs for hoteliers in the Middle East & North Africa

PHOTOS: Red carpet arrivals at the Hotelier Middle East Awards 2017

PHOTOS: Red carpet arrivals at the Hotelier Middle East Awards 2017

Hoteliers and luminaries were in a festive mood as they came in their glistening finery during the red carpet arrival at 'Hotelier Ever After', the fairytale-themed Hotelier Awards 2017 gala held on October 25 at The Ritz-Carlton Dubai

PHOTOS: Top celebrations during the Hotelier Awards 2017

PHOTOS: Top celebrations during the Hotelier Awards 2017

Hoteliers across the region celebrated their wins during the Hotelier Middle East Awards 2017

PHOTOS: Best dressed at the Hotelier Middle East Awards 2017

PHOTOS: Best dressed at the Hotelier Middle East Awards 2017

Best dressed guests at the 13th annual Hotelier Middle East Awards 2017

PHOTOS: Winners reign supreme at the Hotelier Awards 2017

PHOTOS: Winners reign supreme at the Hotelier Awards 2017

We bring you all the winners from the most anticipated event in regional Hospitality

PHOTOS: Networking at the Hotelier Awards 2017

PHOTOS: Networking at the Hotelier Awards 2017

The fairytale-themed Hotelier Middle East Awards 2017, held at the Ritz-Carlton Dubai, recognised the industry's finest professionals

Anantara Al Akhdar Oman GM scales to the top of Hotelier Awards 2017

Anantara Al Akhdar Oman GM scales to the top of Hotelier Awards 2017

Darwin actively championed the training and development programmes of his people, resulting in internal promotions for 74% of 14 division heads

Fair play to the Hotel Team of the Year 2017

Fair play to the Hotel Team of the Year 2017

The team from Fairmont The Palm scooped the final award of the night

InterContinental Muscat's Monterde trains for triumph at Hotelier Awards 2017

InterContinental Muscat's Monterde trains for triumph at Hotelier Awards 2017

Learning & development manager Evangeline Monterde championed the leadership development of supervisors and managers at six IHG properties in Oman

Movenpick Jordan's Jaradat spins for the win at Hotelier Awards 2017

Movenpick Jordan's Jaradat spins for the win at Hotelier Awards 2017

Jaradat spearheaded a series of effective sustainability and humanitarian campaigns for five Movenpick properties in Jordan while relentlessly promoting the hotels in her portfolio

Ahmed Amin El Sharkawy earns Finance Person 2017 title

Ahmed Amin El Sharkawy earns Finance Person 2017 title

The Finance Person of the Year Award is sponsored by Jung

JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai director of F&B gets pat on back

JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai director of F&B gets pat on back

Nick Patmore joined the hotel in 2016 and won the title of F&B Manager of the Year at the Hotelier Awards 2017 by a big margin

Doorman Habib Aulad Thani scoops Unsung Hero of the Year

Doorman Habib Aulad Thani scoops Unsung Hero of the Year

Adel Mahdi Abbas from Crowne Plaza Bahrain and Radie El Hek from JW Marriott Hotel were highly commended by the judges

The Palace Downtown Dubai chef conferred culinary king

The Palace Downtown Dubai chef conferred culinary king

Deconinck worked in a number of Michelin-starred restaurants in Europe before moving to the UAE

Safe to say, Mahdi Juma Alwail Alsuwaidi wins at Hotelier Awards 2017

Safe to say, Mahdi Juma Alwail Alsuwaidi wins at Hotelier Awards 2017

Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates Dubai director of security impressed the judges with his dedication to his role and his team

22-year-old Saudi Noura Al Boodai crowned Young Hotelier of the Year

22-year-old Saudi Noura Al Boodai crowned Young Hotelier of the Year

This category was fiercely contested with more than 30 nominations put forward on behalf of the region's most talented hoteliers under the age of 30


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