The Shortlist for the Leaders in Hospitality Awards 2022 is here!

Hotel & Catering News Middle East is excited to announce the shortlist for the Leaders in Hospitality Awards 2022, set to take place on the 23rd of March 2022 at the Sofitel Dubai The Obelisk. Below are the names of hotels and people that have been shortlisted from the nominations received.

Thank you to everyone that nominated, we wish you all the very best and we cannot wait to welcome you to the awards gala.

Best Interior Design

Jumeirah Al Naseem

Burj Al Arab Jumeirah

The Dubai EDITION

Fairmont Fujairah Beach Resort

Address Beach Resort Fujairah

Armani Hotel Dubai

Rove La Mer Dubai

W Dubai The Palm

Paramount Hotel Dubai

Family-Friendly Hotel of the Year

Jumeirah Zabeel Saray

Caesars Palace Dubai

Radisson Blu Hotel Dhahran

Rixos Bab Al Bahr, Ras al Khaimah

Rove at the Park, Dubai

Salalah Gardens Hotel, Oman

Rixos The Palm Hotel & Suites

Grand Mercure Hotel & Residence Dubai Airport

Vida Emirates Hills, Dubai

Leading Hotel F&B Outlet

Laguna Lounge, Sofitel Dubai The Palm

LAH LAH Zabeel House by Jumeirah, The Greens

Zero Gravity Dubai

Li’Brasil, Address Beach Resort

Gordon Ramsay’s Hell’s Kitchen, Caesars Palace Dubai

DUOMO, The Dubai EDITION

Aja Restaurant, Rixos Premium Saadiyat Island

Akira Back, W Dubai The Palm

Treehouse, Taj Dubai

Asado, Palace Downtown Hotel Dubai

Leading Hotel Group

Rixos Hotels UAE

Rotana Hotel Management Company PSJC

Rove Hotels

Makarem Hotels

Emaar Hospitality Group (Address Hotel & Resorts)

Leading Hotel Nightlife Venue

Billionaire Dubai, Taj Hotel Burj Khalifa Blvd Dubai

High Note Pool & Sky Lounge, Aloft Hotel Al Mina

Flashback Speakeasy Bar and Lounge, Paramount Hotel Dubai

Flair 5, Ritz Carlton DIFC

Sama Terrazza, Park Inn by Radisson Muscat

Leading Hotel Spa of the Year

Armani/SPA, Armani Hotel Dubai

Talise Ottoman Spa, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray

PAUSE Spa Chateau Berger, Paramount Hotel Dubai

Anjana Spa, Rixos Premium Saadiyat Island

Sofitel SPA, Sofitel Dubai The Palm

Iridium Spa Abu Dhabi, St Regis Saadiyat Island

Leading Luxury Hotel

Address Beach Resort

Al Wathba, Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa

Armani Hotel Dubai

Caesars Palace Dubai

Makarem Ajyad Makkah Hotel, Saudi Arabia

The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi

Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, Dubai

The Ritz-Carlton, Doha

Radisson Muscat

Ritz Carlton DIFC

Address Downtown Dubai

Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Dubai

SLS Dubai

Leading New Hotel

Anantara World Islands

Address Beach Resort, Dubai

Rove Expo 2020, Dubai

Shangri La Jeddah

Radisson Resort Ras Al Khaimah, Marjan Island

The Dubai Edition

Grand Mercure Hotel & Residence Dubai Airport

SLS Dubai

Lobby of the Year

Radisson BLU Dubai Deira

Rixos Premium Saadiya Island

Conrad Dubai

Address Beach Dubai

Jumeirah Emirates Towers

Mid-Market Hotel of the Year

Radisson RED Dubai Silicon Oasis

Zabeel House by Jumeriah

Rove La Mer Dubai

Time OAK, Dubai

INK Hotel Dubai

Time Dammam Residence, Saudi Arabia

Resort of the Year

Anantara World Islands

St Regis Saadiyat Island

Atlantis The Palm, Dubai

Jumeirah Al Naseem

Vida Umm Al Quwain

Serviced Apartments of the Year

Radisson RED Dubai Silicon Oasis

The Boulevard Arjaan by Rotana Hotel Amman

Rafahyat AlFakhama, Saudi Arabia

Millennium Executive Apartments, Muscat

Al Mansour Park Inn Hotel l& Apartment, Doha

Sustainable Hotel of the Year

Sofitel Dubai The Palm

Rove Expo 2022, Dubai

Radisson Red Silicon Oasis

Gloria Al Madinah Hotel, Saudi Arabia

Studio One Hotel, Dubai

INK Hotel, Dubai

Hotel with the best view

Anantara World Islands

Shangri La Jeddah

Anantara Oman

Caesars Palace Dubai

Nikki Beach Resort & Spa Dubai

Address Beach Resort, Dubai

Address Fountain Views, Dubai

Vida Creek Harbor, Dubai

Hotel gym of the year

PAUSE Fitness, Paramount Hotels Dubai

Sheraton Fitness, Sheraton Grand Doha Resort & Convention Hotel

Sofitel Dubai The Palm

The Athletic Club, St Regis Saadiyat Island

Address Beach Resort, Dubai

Best hotel hygiene practices

Rotana Hotel Management Company PSJC

Media One Hotel Dubai

Address Sky View, Dubai

Aloft Riyadh

Braira Al Azizya Resort, Saudi Arabia

Innovation of the year

INK Hotel, Dubai

Radisson Red Dubai

Souq Waqif Boutique Hotels, Doha

Lanavilla, Muscat

Best Digital Transformation

Sofitel Dubai The Palm

OYO 121 Dome Hotel Al Olaya, Saudi Arabia

Alwadi Hotel, Doha

CSR Initiative

TIME Oak Hotel & Suites, Dubai

Sheraton Grand Resort & Convention Hotel, Doha

Four Points by Sheraton, Sheikh Zayed Road

Atlantis Atlas Project, Atlantis, The Palm

Address Beach Resort, Dubai

Leading Beach Club

West Bay Abu Dhabi

WHITE Beach, Atlantis, The Palm

Nikki Beach, Dubai

Sheraton Grand Resort & Convention Hotel, Doha

Zero Gravity

VIP Lounge of the year

Club lounge, Address Downtown

Jetex VIP lounge

General Manager of the Year

Anantara World Islands Dubai Resort, Giacomo Puntel

Jumeira Rotana & BurJuman Arjaan by Rotana, Ulrich Hoffmeister

Radisson Blu Dubai Deira Creek, Jan Hanak

Shangri-La Dubai, Hakan Ozel

Hilton Dubai Hotel, Andreas Searty

Rixos The Palm Dubai Hotel & Suites, Murat Zorlu

Kempinski Hotel Mall of The Emirates, Slim Zaiane

Address Beach Resort, Svetlana Ten

Shangri La Jeddah, Alexander Blair

SLS Dubai, Spencer Hayato Wadama

Caroline Trichet, General Manager, Sofitel Dubai Downtown

Executive Housekeeper of the Year

Jannah Hotels & Resorts (Jannah Burj Al Sarab, Abu Dhabi), Sabiya Rasool Mohaideen

Yas Plaza Hotels, Surinder Kumar

Atlantis, The Palm, Subhojit Bannerjee

Rove Hotels , Renzil Colaco

Intercontinental Doha the City, Prabhat Shukla

Sofitel Dubai The Palm, Jennicor Grava

Armani Hotel Dubai, Carlo De Guzman

F&B Manager of the Year

Yas Plaza Hotels, Somrup Chanda

RIKAS Group Dragana Rankovic

Hilton Dubai Jumeirah, Marc Schroer

Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, Charles Theret

Jumeirah Al Naseem, Claudelina Rojas

Zero gravity, Inba Rajan

Radisson Blu Hotel, Muscat, ASSEM MAHMOUD

Taj Jumeirah Lakes Towers, Karthik Jayabalan

Jumeirah Al Qasr, Rodolphe Pialat

Hospitality Entrepreneur of the Year

The Restaurant Co., Gabrielle F. Mather

GrubTech, Mohamed Fayed

Gates Hospitality, Naim Maadad

Hospitality Heavyweight of the Year

Anantara World Islands Dubai Resort, Giacomo Puntel

Gates Hospitality, Naim Maadad

Yas Plaza Hotels, Saurabh Bakshi

Rove Hotels , Paul Bridger

Atlantis Dubai , Timothy Kelly, Executive Vice President and Managing Director Atlantis Resorts and Residences

SLS Dubai, Nick Comaty

Jumeriah Emirates Tower, Roseline Dsouza

Sofitel Dubai The Palm, Antonia Ostuni

Hospitality Marketeer of the Year

Madinat Jumeirah, Safiera Imogene Sait

Rove Hotels, Miguel Rojas

Address Beach Resort, Elena Raznova

Yas Plaza Hotels, Sama Kaina

Shangri La Dubai, Vanina Yordanova

Zero gravity, Ara Mozelle

Armani Hotel Dubai, Di Gao

Sofitel Dubai The Palm, Katrina Angeles

Hotel Chef of the Year

Taj Jumeirah Lakes Towers, Diljith Kaiprath

Hilton Dubai Jumeirah, Steven Smalley

Jumeirah Group, Uwe Faust

Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, Saverio Sbaragli

Rixos Premium Dubai, Özer Ozden

Jumeirah Al Qasr, Eric Turgeon

Sofitel Dubai The Palm, Chef Kevin Fleming

Nofa Riyadh, A Radisson Collection Resort, Chef Mustafa Donmez

Pullman Hotel Downtown Dubai, Yusuf Sujee

Akira Back Dubai – W Dubai The Palm, Chef Giovanni Ledon

SLS Dubai, Chef Claudio Cardoso

Russell Impiazzi, Sofitel Dubai The Obelisk

Hotel Team of the Year

Pullman Dubai Downtown, Pullman Dubai Downtown Team

Yas Plaza Hotels, Crowne Plaza Abu Dhabi Yas Island

Studio One Hotel, The Team at Studio One Hotel

Radisson RED Dubai Silicon Oasis, Radisson RED Crew

Rove Hotels, Rove City Walk

Grand Millennium Business Bay, Grand Millennium Business Bay

IT manager of the year

Radisson BLU Hotel, Kuwait, Anoop Oommen

Yas Plaza Hotels, Sachith Saranga

Conrad Dubai, Houssein Kobaissy

TIME Grand Plaza Hotel, Waleed Samir

Address Beach Resort, Saeed Rehman

Jumeirah Group – Madinat Jumeirah, Prashant Dutta

Lifetime Achievement Award

HOSPITALITY SOLUTIONS, DAYAL ADVANI

India Gate, Priyanka Mittal

Caesars Palace Dubai, Anthony Costa

Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, George Fares

Rising Star of the Industry

Hilton Dubai, Rahal Vihanga

Madinat Jumeirah, Antonio Gracia

Sofitel Dubai The Palm, Jensen Moonien

Media One Hotel, Lukas Tremmel

Jumeriah Emirates Tower, Joseph Alexander El-Masri

Armani Hotel Dubai, Ashleigh Carroll

Shangri La Jeddah, Bander Kabber

Procurement manager of the year

TIME Oak Hotel & Suites, Ankit Sahay

Yas Plaza Hotels, Ayaz Khan

Taj Jumeirah Lakes Towers, Vikash Gupta

Concierge of the year

TIME Oak Hotel & Suites, Ram Dhakal

Salalah Gardens Hotel, Kamrul Hasan

Conrad Dubai, HAROLD JOHN ABONITALLA

Sofitel Dubai The Palm, Mohamed Abouzeid

Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, Roger Geadah

Address Sky View, Kevin Kamble

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Some categories were removed due to the insufficient number of nominations received. For any updates (names, designations, etc.) please get in touch with us. 

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