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5-STAR HOTEL OF THE YEAR
FINALISTS
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Address Dubai Marina
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Al Bustan Palace, a Ritz-Carlton Hotel
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Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar Resort
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FIVE Palm Jumeirah
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One&Only Royal Mirage
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Palazzo Versace Dubai
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Raffles Makkah Palace
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Renaissance Downtown Hotel, Dubai
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4-STAR HOTEL OF THE YEAR
FINALISTS
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dusitD2 Kenz Hotel Dubai
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Lapita, Dubai Parks and Resorts, Autograph Collection
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Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai
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Novotel Abu Dhabi Al Bustan
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TIME Oak Hotel & Suites
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Tryp by Wyndham Dubai
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Two Seasons Hotel & Apartments
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Vida Downtown
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3-STAR HOTEL OF THE YEAR
FINALISTS
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Aloft Dubai South
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Citymax Hotel Al Barsha at the Mall
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Hampton By Hilton Dubai Airport
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Ibis Dubai Al Rigga
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Rove Downtown Dubai
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Studio M Arabian Plaza by Millennium Hotels & Resorts
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HOTEL LAUNCH OF THE YEAR
FINALISTS
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Al Bait Sharjah
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Caesars Palace Bluewaters Dubai
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Mandarin Oriental Jumeira, Dubai
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Marriott Riyadh Diplomatic Quarter
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Premier Inn Dubai Al Jaddaf
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Studio One Hotel
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The Abu Dhabi EDITION
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W Dubai - The Palm
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MOST IMPRESSIVE HOTEL FEATURE
FINALISTS
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Address Boulevard
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Address Dubai Marina
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FIVE Palm Jumeirah
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Grand Plaza Mövenpick Media City
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Park Hyatt Dubai
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Rove Downtown Dubai
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W Amman
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W Dubai - The Palm
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RESORT OF THE YEAR
FINALISTS
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Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar Resort
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Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort
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Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa
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Lapita, Dubai Parks and Resorts, Autograph Collection
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Nikki Beach Resort & Spa Dubai
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One&Only Royal Mirage
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Park Hyatt Dubai
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Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah
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RISING STAR AWARD
FINALISTS
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Ahmad Taher, Hotel Manager, Citymax Hotel Ras Al Khaimah
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Arijit Paul, Director Sales & Marketing Grandeur Hotel, Al Barsha & Beach Hotel Apartments, Jumeirah
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Hanan Mohamed Yousef Haddad, Swiss Service Manager, Swissotel Makkah
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Nashon Mwamba, Guest Service Manager, The H Dubai
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Nigel Lobo, Executive Chef and Group Culinary Administrator, Royal Orchid Hospitality Group
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Olga Nianchuk, Manager, Fairmont Gold, Fairmont The Palm
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BEST BAR OR NIGHTLIFE VENUE OF THE YEAR
FINALISTS
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folly by Nick & Scott – The Rooftop at folly
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Havana Social Club, Caesars Palace Bluewaters Dubai
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La Fabrique Sports Bar by Pullman Dubai Creek City Centre
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Level 43 Sky Lounge
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Q's Bar and Lounge
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Soho Garden DXB
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The Huddle Sports Bar & Grill, Citymax Hotel Bur Dubai
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Wavehouse, Atlantis, The Palm
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SPA OR WELLNESS CENTRE OF THE YEAR
FINALISTS
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Anantara Spa at Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort
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Mandara SPA - The H Dubai
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Nikki Spa
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ReFIVE
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ShuiQi Spa and Fitness, Atlantis, The Palm
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Six Senses Spa Dubai
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SoSPA at Sofitel The Palm Dubai
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Zayna Spa
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BEST USE OF TECHNOLOGY
FINALISTS
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Aloft Dubai South
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Caesars Bluewaters Resort
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Emaar Hospitality and Winnow Solutions
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Marriott Riyadh Diplomatic Quarter
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Swiss-Belhotel Seef Bahrain
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Tryp by Wyndham Dubai
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EVENT VENUE OF THE YEAR
FINALISTS
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Al Garhoud Ballroom, Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai
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Al Rashidiya Ballroom, Roda Al Bustan
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Diamond Ballroom, Address Dubai Mall
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Lapita, Dubai Parks and Resorts, Autograph Collection
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Rove Dubai Marina
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The Great Ballroom, Le Meridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre
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FITNESS FACILITY OF THE YEAR
FINALISTS
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Fitness First
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Healthclub, Fairmont The Palm
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SoFIT Health Club at at Sofitel The Palm Dubai
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The Aviation Club Dubai
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The Platform Studios
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RESTAURANT OF THE YEAR
FINALISTS
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Africana Home Restaurant
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Bait Maryam
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Bukhara at Ajman Hotel managed by Blazon Hotels
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Cavalli Restaurant
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Kaftan Turkish Gourmet
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Pierchic
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Reform Soical & Grill – Dubai
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Teatro Restaurant, Muscat
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RESTAURANT LAUNCH OF THE YEAR
FINALISTS
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Cassette
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Doors Freestyle Grill
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Ena
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Gordon Ramsay Hell's Kitchen, Caesars Palace Bluewaters Dubai
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OFK Gastronomica
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ONI Lounge and Restaurant
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Purani Dilli, Four Points by Sheraton, Downtown, Mankhool
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The Duck Hook, Sarood Hospitality
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RESTAURANT TEAM OF THE YEAR
FINALISTS
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Bistro Des Arts
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Cavalli Club, Restaurant and Lounge
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Ena
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folly by Nick & Scott
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Publique
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Reform Social & Grill - Dubai
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Stoke House Dining, Bar & Terrace
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Marketing Team – Gates Hospitality
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CHEF OF THE YEAR
FINALISTS
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Bojan Cirjanic, Head Chef, folly by Nick & Scott
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Clive Micallef, Executive Chef, Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa
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Hani Mahmoud Ahmad Alfarran, Executive Chef, Swissôtel Almaqam Makkah Hotel
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Lev Muradov,Executive Chef, Grand Millennium Al Wahda
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Nitin Mehrotra, Executive Chef at Lapita, Dubai Parks and Resorts, Autograph Collection
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Stefan Borchardt, Brand Chef, The Noodle House Sarood Hospitality
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Sunil Singh, Head Chef, Level 43 Sky Lounge, Four Points by Sheraton, Sheikh Zayed Road
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Yoann Grillet Director of Culinary FIVE Palm Jumeirah
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HOSPITALITY LEADER OF THE YEAR
FINALISTS
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Alaa Eldin Saleh, Managing Director, Accor Hotels
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Alina Filat, Front Office Manager, Nikki Beach Resort & Spa Dubai
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Aloki Batra, CEO, FIVE Hotels and Resorts
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Aly Shariff, CEO, Citymax Hotels
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Bernard Mehawech, Director of Sales & Marketing, Pullman Dubai Jumeirah Lakes Towers
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Caroline Trichet, General Manager, Pullman Dubai Jumeirah Lakes Towers
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Esra Parin, General Manger, W Amman
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Freddy Farid, Managing Director of Two Seasons Hotel Management
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Hassan Ahdab, President of Hotel Operations, Dur Hospitality
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Issam Slaimi, General Manager, Golden Tulip Media Hotel, Al Kalbani Group
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Mohamad Slieman, Director of Sales & Marketing in Lapita, Dubai Parks and Resorts, Autograph Collection
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Mohamed Sedky, General Manager, Treppan Hotel & Suites by Fakhruddin
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Nayla Chowdhury, General Manager, Hampton By Hilton Dubai Airport
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Olivier Patrice Louis, Managing Director, One&Only Royal Mirage, Dubai, One&Only The Palm, Dubai
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Pamini Hemaprabha, Complex Executive Housekeeper Marriott
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Rami Nakhleh, Cluster General Manager, Courtyard By Marriott Al Barsha, Dubai & Courtyard by Marriott Trade Center, Dubai (Opening Q1 2020)
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HOTEL TEAM OF THE YEAR
FINALISTS
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Ajman Hotel by Blazon Hotels Team
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Atlantis, The Palm
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Makarem Ajyad Makkah Hotel
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Rove Hotels Corporate Team
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Sales and Marketing Team, Courtyard by Marriott Al Barsha, Dubai
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Sparklean, Grandeur Hotel Housekeeping Department
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The Heartists at Sofitel The Palm Dubai
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TIME Grand Plaza Hotel Management Team
HOTEL ROOM DESIGN CHALLENGE
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Godwin Austen Johnson
Godwin Austen Johnson
Gensler
Gensler
Stylis
Stylis
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