Emaar Hospitality Group wins 4 awards
Dubai, November 29, 2009
Emaar Hospitality Group, the hospitality and leisure subsidiary of Emaar Properties, has won four awards at the Middle East Hotel Expansion Congress (Mehec) in Abu Dhabi.
The Mehec awards, now in their third year, recognise outstanding individual and organisational achievements in the hospitality sector.
Emaar Hospitality Group won top laurels for Excellence in Hospitality Leadership (organisation), and Leading Developer of the Year, while Marc Dardenne, chief executive officer of Emaar Hospitality Group and Emaar Hotels & Resorts, won the Excellence in Hospitality Leadership (individual) award.
The Palace – The Old Town, managed by Emaar Hospitality Group’s five star hotel brand The Address Hotels + Resorts was awarded the Best Hotel Design award.
Dardenne received the awards from Fabien Faure, managing director - Naseba at a gala ceremony held in Abu Dhabi recently.
“Winning the Mehec awards for Emaar Hospitality Group is a reiteration of our thought-leadership position and the fresh thinking that we bring to the industry,” stated Dardenne.
“Emaar Hospitality Group has grown from strength to strength in a very short period of time. With over 30 years of international experience, not only has Marc Dardenne built a world-class team but he has played a key role in the launch of Emaar’s own hotel brand, The Address Hotels + Resorts,” added Faure during the Mehec Awards ceremony.
Emaar Hospitality Group manages a diversified portfolio of hospitality assets such as hotels, serviced residences, golf resorts, Dubai Polo & Equestrian Club, health clubs and Dubai Marina Yacht Club.-TradeArabia News Service