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About the Awards

The 2020 edition of the prestigious Middle East Hospitality Awards will take place at the Ritz-Carlton DIFC on Tuesday 15th September. Across 17 widespread categories the awards evening provides a richly-deserved opportunity to celebrate the most outstanding properties, projects and people in the Middle East’s vibrant hospitality industry.

The 2019 awards saw Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar Resort named 5-Star Hotel of the Year, One&Only Royal Mirage bagged the Resort of the Year title and Pierchic won Restaurant of the Year. Colm McLoughlin executive vice chairman and CEO Dubai Duty Free accepted the Lifetime Achievement Award, for his contribution in shaping Dubai’s tourism, hospitality and retail sectors.

The awards evening runs in conjunction with The Hotel Show Dubai, providing an enjoyable evening of networking and celebration after the second day of the exhibition. Together they sit at the core of the Middle East hospitality industry, helping to promote and recognise the region’s expanding hospitality offerings.

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  • Colm and Gerarld
  • Folly
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Stand Alongside Industry Leaders

“The Hotel Show is a true coming together of the industry and a really important one at that, and one that is eagerly looked forward to by everyone in the business."

Gerald Lawless
Former President and CEO of the Jumeirah Group

The Middle East Hospitality Awards 2019 Categories

  • 5-Star Hotel of the Year
  • Restaurant Launch of the Year
  • 4-Star Hotel of the Year
  • Hotel Launch of the Year
  • 3-Star Hotel of the Year
  • Most impressive Hotel Feature of the Year
  • Resort of the Year
  • Rising Star Award
  • Best Bar or Nightlife Venue of the Year
  • Fitness Facility of the Year
  • Spa or Wellness Centre of the Year
  • Restaurant of the Year
  • Event Venue of the Year
  • Best use of Technology
  • Team of the Year
  • Chef of the Year
  • Hospitality Leader of the Year

Sponsoring Category
5-Star Hotel of the Year

Sponsoring Category
Resort of the Year

Sponsoring Category
Restaurant & Chef of the Year

Sponsoring Category
Restaurant of the Year

Sponsoring Category
Chef of the Year

Hospitality Leader &
Restaurant Launch of the year

Hotel Launch
of the Year

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