Ali Hassoun secures Hotelier award for Media One

Media One Hotel head of security wins Hotelier Middle East Safety and Security Person of the Year award

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Media One’s Ali Hassoun was named the Safety & Security Person of the Year at last night's Hotelier Middle East Awards.

The hotel’s head of security secured his position over his peers in the category introduced for the first time this year.

His attention to detail and going above and beyond to ensure the safety and security of all guests, team members, contractors and visitors at the hotel, was a key contributor in his success.

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Hassoun was attributed to the success of Media One Hotel in being awarded with a Safehotels Premium Certificate by Safehotels Alliance AB at the end of 2014.

Commenting on the efforts in gaining the award, he said: “It is good to have outside resource standards. It gives you the new challenges to make the improvements to the safety for your property."

“This is part of our strategy to put our hotel within the top line of safety,” he added.

InterContinental Jeddah’s Firas Said Esbeer won Highly Commended in the category, which was sponsored by Diversey, with its global account director/sector director Alp Aksoy presenting the award.

Shortlisted candidates included Melia Dubai security manager Dhital Haribol, Anantara Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa security supervisor Madi Rabah, Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi director of security Mohamed Tag, and Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Deira Creek, director of security Walid Gawwad.

The InterContinental Dubai Festival City hosted the James Bond-themed Hotelier Middle East Awards 2015 on October 28.

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