The H Dubai guest service manager wins big at Hotelier Middle East Awards
Nashon Mwamba won Concierge/Guest Services Person of the Year Award last night
On a glittering night at the Hotelier Middle East Awards, Nashon Mwamba of The H Dubai won the Concierge/Guest Services Person of the Year Award.
The guest service manager beat stiff competition in the category to take home the prize at the award ceremony held in Le Meridien Dubai Hotel and Conference Centre.
Mwamba collected his prize from Cedric Scherer, general manager of award sponsor City Sightseeing in front of the assembled audience, with the judges saying they were impressed with his “talk less and listen more” policy and “nothing is impossible” attitude.
“My career has been fate,” said Mwamba. “I started as a doorman and it ended up being the moast amazing journey. This award represent the standard I have to uphold in hospitality.
“Every day I look at this award it’s going to give me the motivation I need to make my hotel truly unique and my guest experiences unfo
Sahan Sameera, concierge manager of Raffles Dubai, took home the highly commended award.
The full shortlist was Amr AbdelAziz Baragith, Front Office Manager, Mövenpick Hotel & Apartments Bur Dubai, Ali Riaz, Concierge Supervisor, Nikki Beach Resort & Spa Dubai, Ephraim Varel, Rooms Division Manager, Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham JBR, Janice Soro, Leasing Manager, Fairmont Dubai, Manasi Patkar, Assistant Front Office Manager, Hilton Garden Inn Dubai Al Muraqabat, Nashon Mwamba, Guest Service Manager, The H Dubai, Sahan Sameera, Concierge Manager, Raffles Dubai and Vinay Govande, Front Office Manager, Taj Dubai.