United Arab Emirates, December 2011 – This year has been a successful one for Rotana, and before the year can come to a close, six more awards have been taken by several Rotana properties at the first ever International Hotel Awards – Arabia 2011, the Hotel industry’s most prestigious new Award Program. The winners were announced at the Regional Property Summit and Awards Gala event, held recently in Dubai.
Developed to identify, highlight and reward excellence throughout the global hospitality industry, the International Hotel Awards in association with Bloomberg Television, seek the finest operations throughout a wide range of areas.
Rotana won six awards in total at the event, and the individual properties’ awards include: Amwaj Rotana Jumeira Beach Residence Dubai - Best Hotel; Park Rotana Abu Dhabi - Best New Hotel Construction & Design (less than 3 years old); Al Bustan Rotana Dubai - Best Convention Hotel; Fujairah Rotana Resort & Spa Al Aqah Beach - Best Resort Hotel; Beach Rotana Hotel Abu Dhabi - Best Spa Hotel; and Centro Barsha Dubai - Best Hotel Interior.
Timur Ilgaz - Sascha Bartz - Hussein Hachem - Hossam Kamal -
General Manager General Manager General Manager Genearl Manager
Amwaj Rotana - Jumeirah Park Rotana - Abu Dhabi Al Bustan Rotana - Dubai Fujairah Rotana Resort & Spa
Beach Residence - Dubai Al Aqah Beach
Jorg Hauri - Sherif Madkour -
General Manager General Manager
Beach Rotana - Abu Dhabi Centro Barsha - Dubai
Commenting on the awards, Omer Kaddouri, Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer of Rotana said; “All credit goes to the hard work and dedication of our Rotana Team(s) across all our properties. We are honored to win six awards this year, and be part of the first ever International Hotel Awards program for Arabia, an Awards program that has already acclaimed a prestigious standing across the globe.”
Kaddouri continues “Since inception, Rotana has grown to be the region’s largest hospitality management company and a brand that is widely recognized and admired. Rotana currently manages a portfolio of over 70 properties throughout the Middle East and Africa with an aggressive expansion plan in place.
(L to R) Thomas Tapken, Timur Ilgaz & (L to R) Moritz Klein, Sascha Bartz & (L to R) Thomas Tapken, Hussein Hachem
Omer Kaddouri Omer Kaddouri & Omer Kaddouri
These awards stand testimony to the passion and commitment we have as an organization to play a pivotal role in the growth of Rotana. From visual concept & design, to the sheer enthusiasm and professionalism that our team shows towards their work and the hospitality industry, these are the factors which have allowed us to achieve our success, and we are delighted that our efforts have been recognized” he concluded.
(L to R) Thomas Tapken, Hossam Kamal (L to R) Moritz Klein, Jorg Hauri & (L to R) Thomas Tapken, Sherif Madkour
& Omer Kaddouri Omer Kaddouri & Omer Kaddouri