This year, seven members of Kempinski Hotel Muscat were nominated for the NHI’s Hospitality Champions of 2020. They were nominated from different departments. The award ceremony took place on October 8.
The purpose of this initiative is to raise awareness of the hospitality sector and encourage the Omanis to take advantage of training opportunities with the National Institute of Hospitality. In addition, to highlight and give appreciation to Omanis who have chosen the tourism sector as a profession in the sultanate.
‘We would like to congratulate all the Omani men and women who participated in this championship for their hard work, and we extend our sincere thanks to all the partners involved that organised this successful event, especially the National Institute of Hospitality and Apex Media.’ Kempinski Hotel Muscat is honoured to announce the three participants in first place and four runners-up.
The names of the winners are as follows:
Nadine el Assaad al Bulushi – Hotel Manager
Muhammad al Harrasi – Director of Purchasing
Muhammad al Sabbagh – Assistant Front Office Director
Names of the runners-up:
Ismail al Balushi – Director of Engineering
Akef al Kathiri – Assistant Director of Security
Muhammad Jan – Assistant Restaurant Manager
Ayat al Balushi – Payroll Officer
The National Hospitality Institute visited and conducted interviews with each candidate to understand their past working experience. After many hours of considering the candidates, the judges came to a unanimous decision.
Nestled within the community of Al Mouj Muscat and encompassing over 6km of stunning coastline, Kempinski Hotel Muscat is an unparalleled luxury destination in the capital of Oman. With 310 rooms and suites, state-of-the-art meeting facilities, ten authentic restaurants and lounges, a fully equipped fitness centre and a luxury spa experience, guests can immerse themselves in the finer things in life. A gateway to an authentic Omani adventure, Kempinski Hotel Muscat provides a blend of local traditions and world-class European luxury.
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