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Winners Announced: Leaders in Hospitality Awards 2021

Hotel & Catering News Middle East, a BNC Publishing monthly, is pleased to announce the winners of its Leaders in Hospitality Awards 2021, which took place on April 8 in a glittering ceremonyin attendance of prominent industry figures and with the support of Gold Sponsors Danube Hospitality and OJ LifestyleFor more information on the categories please visit this page, and click here for the shortlist.


Best Interior Design
Jumeirah Zabeel Saray

Family-Friendly Hotel of the Year
Atlantis, The Palm

Leading Hotel F&B Outlet
Burj Al Arab – SAL

Leading Hotel Group
Radisson Hotel Group

Leading Hotel Nightlife Venue
Armani Hotel Dubai – Armani/Privé

Leading Hotel Spa of the Year
Jumeirah Zabeel Saray – Talise Ottoman Spa

Leading Luxury Hotel
Caesars Palace Bluewaters Dubai

Leading New Hotel
Sofitel Dubai The Obelisk

Lobby of the Year
Paramount Hotel Dubai

Mid-Market Hotel of the Year
Rove Downtown

Highly Commended
Four Points by Sheraton Sheikh Zayed Road

Resort of the Year
Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort

Serviced Apartments of the Year
The Residences at Caesars Palace Bluewaters Dubai

Sustainable Hotel of the Year
Sofitel Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa


General Manager of the Year
Slim Zaiane, Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates

Executive Housekeeper of the Year
Joseph Thomas, Hotel Indigo Dubai Downtown

F&B Manager of the Year
Daniel Follett, Atlantis The Palm

Hospitality Entrepreneur of the Year
Naim Maadad, Gates Hospitality

Hospitality Heavyweight of the Year
Giacomo Puntel, Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort

Hospitality Marketing Team of the Year
Sofitel Dubai The Obelisk

Hotel Chef of the Year
Sudqi Naddaf, Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates

Hotel Team of the Year
Radisson Blu Hotels Dubai Waterfront & Dubai Canal View

Lifetime Achievement Award
Mahmoud Sakr, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray

Rising Star of the Industry
El Mehdi Khei, Address Sky View

Highly Commended
Jane Masale, Media One Hotel

Dina Maaty
Hotel & Catering News ME


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