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Navin Shah, Gold Award Winner for Hospitality Excellence Accounts and Finance

Written by Vandana Bhatt of Hozpitality Group

Navin Shah, Director of Finance, DUKES THE PALM, a Royal Hideaway Hotel was awarded “Finance Professional of the Year- Gold” at the gala ceremony held on 26th of November at the DUKES THE PALM, a Royal Hideaway Hotel. The Middle East Hospitality Excellence Awards is popular choice awards that aim to give recognition to outstanding individuals and hospitality group that demonstrate exceptional services to clients, guests, and colleague. The award had been presented by Anand Nair, General Manager – Projects of Restofair RAK and Mr. Naresh Bhatt from Hospitality Group.

Navin is a Qualified Chartered Accountant with over 18 years of professional experience in finance and accounts entailing controlling, working capital management, cost monitoring, audits, budgeting, forecasting, project feasibility study and negotiating management agreement; across diverse industries at unit & corporate level. Navin is a keen planner with expertise in heading finance functions involving determining financial objectives, designing & implementing systems, policies & procedures to facilitate internal financial control and recruiting right talent and development. Navin is responsible for Finance, Purchase, IT and Human Resources, blend of financial assets and human assets.

Navin specializes in:-

  • Strategic Planning/ Budgeting / Decision Making
  • Financial/ Fund/ Risk Management
  • Accounts & Costing
  • Compliances and Internal control setup
  • Set Up for Real Estate-Mix Use Developments
  • Rental pool and Own to lease - as per Strata Law
  • Pre-Opening Accounting and System setup
  • Hospitality Project Planning - OS & E and FF & E
  • Human Resources and Training

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About Dukes The Palm, a Royal Hideaway Hotel:

Elegance and exclusivity in one of the most thrilling areas of Dubai. You will feel like you can touch the skyscrapers that dominate the city skyline from the tranquillity of Dukes The Palm, a Royal Hideaway Hotel. Located in the exclusive area of Palm Jumeirah on the coast of the Arabian Gulf, the views of Dubai are the backdrop to a stay where elegance and exclusivity are the outstanding features.

Luxury, the hallmark of the Royal Hideaway brand, can be found in each of the 279 rooms and 64 suites and in each of the 287 one-bedroom apartments. At Dukes The Palm, a Royal Hideaway Hotel, each room has been designed with every last detail in mind, to make sure your trip is a unique experience. 

Next to a magnificent private beach, the hotel offers state-of-the-art facilities and exclusive service, with impressive restaurants where guests can enjoy special dishes, authentic flavours and entertainment. The hotel also has an indoor swimming pool and a spectacular infinity pool, as well as an innovative Kids Club for the youngest members of the family. 

Any special occasion or business trip held in the incredible setting at Palm Jumeirah will be a guaranteed success. Furthermore, this famous 5-star hotel is equipped with all the facilities required for meetings and weddings and is easily accessible since it is only 10 minutes by car from Dubai Marina and 35 minutes from Al Maktoum International Airport (DWC), among other places of interest. 

Whether for business or pleasure, at Dukes The Palm, a Royal Hideaway Hotel time will no longer be on your mind. Relax in its spectacular swimming pools or under the sun on the beach any time of the year. The excellent facilities of one of the best luxury hotels in Dubai will make yours an unforgettable stay.

About Middle East Hospitality Excellence Awards 2019:

The 5th Middle East Hospitality Excellence Awards 2019 organized by Hozpitality Group. Event is powered by Danube Hospitality Solutions, Delta Food Industries FZC, Royale. Our venue partner is DUKES THE PALM, a Royal Hideaway Hotel Dubai. Category sponsors: TCL (Technical Chemical Laboratories) and AMTC Foodservice Equipment. Our partners: ZEE TV, 106.2 Big FM, Fushia Events, Absolute Frame, WassupDubai, Restofair, RAK Porcelain, International Centre for Culinary Arts Dubai (ICCA), The Visiting Tailor by Taha (TVT).

About Hozpitality Group:-

Hozpitality consists a database of over 1 million registered hospitality professionals in its 2 websites, – “Dedicated hospitality website for Jobs in Middle East, Africa and Asia” and – “Dedicated hospitality networking group”. Apart from the registered candidates Hozpitality we reach out to over 1 million professionals through monthly email marketing from over 186 countries.

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