Two weeks left to nominate for Hotelier Awards

Put forward a colleague for an Hotelier Middle East Award by August 31

Nominate your colleagues for a Hotelier Award by August 31
Nominate your colleagues for a Hotelier Award by August 31

There are just two weeks left to nominate your colleagues for the Hotelier Middle East Awards 2014. The deadline will not be extended this year, so nominations submitted after August 31 will not be considered. 

This year, the Hotelier Middle East Awards celebrates its 10th anniversary and the team at ITP Business is looking to garner as many entries as possible this year to make it the biggest Awards in history.

Louise Oakley, senior group editor, Hospitality and Construction Week, ITP Business explained that the team receives in excess of 600 nominations each year.

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“We create first a long list and then a shortlist for the judges," she said. "We then present this to the judgest with the five best nominations in each category – that’s 95 in total."

Offering a word of advice to applicants, Oakley, who has been chair of the Awards judging panel for the last five years, added: “To ensure your nomination stands out and that your colleague’s achievements are fairly considered please head the word counts on the nomination forms and tailor your submissions to highlight your colleague’s achievements in 2013 – 2014.

Highlighting initiatives a colleague has launched, projects they have delivered and the unique approaches they have taken to contribute to a hotel’s success were also outlined as best practice to consider during the nomination process.

“You should nominate the person who you would be devastated to hear was leaving your company for another; they deserve to be celebrated!” Oakley concluded.

The glittering finale will take place at a Japanese-themed ceremony at JW Marriott Marquis Dubai on October 29.

The Awards has 19 categories, 18 of which are for individual nominations covering a broad range of roles — from HR to IT to procurement — as well as Awards open to nominees from any department, such as Hotelier’s Unsung Hero.

The group award, Hotel Team of the Year, celebrates the success of an operation through the achievements of a property’s team.

To nominate your colleagues for this year’s Hotelier Middle East Awards please go to www.hoteliermiddleeast.com/awards

For further information on how to submit the most effective nomination possible, please see our Essential Guide: How to Nominate.

Please note, this year's deadline will not be extended. Nominations submitted after August 31 will not be considered.

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