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88739 13 Dec 2018

Michael Wale Acclaimed for Hospitality Excellence Hotelier of the Year

Kerzner leader won the Gold Award hosted by Hozpitality Group

Dubai, UAE – A prominent leader in the global hospitality industry had once again proved his popularity. Michael Wale won the Gold Award for Hospitality Excellence - Hotelier of the Year. The ceremony was held last 28th of November at Hilton Dubai Al Habtoor City hosted by Hozpitality Group. The award was presented by Hozefa Ibrahim, Finance Director of Delta Food and Raj Bhatt, CEO of Hozpitality Group. Michael’s representative accepted the awards in his behalf.  

Michael Wale is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Kerzner International. He leads the team that delivers amazing experiences and everlasting memories through – Atlantis. A brand that creates new entertainment destinations in Dubai and Sanya, China. - One and Only Beach, nature, urban resorts and private homes in some of the world’s most beautiful destinations. And the Mazagan Beach and Golf Resort which is a luxury hotel resorts that offers an outdoor swimming pool, casino and golf course.

Before joining Kerzner International, Michael was with Starwood Hotel and Resorts. He became the Senior Vice President for Western Europe region in the year 2000. Heading the operation that leads to the acquisition of Le Meridien Hotels and subsequently led the integration of Le Méridien, following Starwood’s acquisition of the brand in 2005. In 2013, he became the President of Starwood Hotel and Resorts Worldwide. He was responsible for Europe, Africa & the Middle East driving growth, directly overseeing the operations for over 270 hotels in 60 countries. Renowned for building winning teams and cultures which focuses on customers service and operational efficiency.

Michael was also a volunteer worker for UNICEF and the IHEI. Through these organizations, he was able to support the communities and environmental initiatives. 

Michael had been very passionate about growing the footprint and focused on the development of talent that led him to create Vita Futura, an innovative graduate training programme which has helped shape the careers of hundreds of young leaders throughout the industry.


About the Hozpitality Group:

Hozpitality consists a database of over 1 million registered hospitality professionals in 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.

From hospitality jobs in Dubai and the UAEretail jobs in Asia, and cruising jobs around the world, millions of workers all around the globe are proud to call themselves hospitality employees. Whether you want to greet hotel guests in Dubai, Frankfurt, Davos; become an executive chef in Abu Dhabi or Tokyo; or serve up coffee in Qatar, there is a rewarding hospitality career designed to match your unique skills and interests. To find prospective global hospitality jobs, just search by industry, department, level, and/or location. You can also search by keyword(s), such as "Dubai hotel jobs" or "Qatar hotel jobs".

In addition to listing jobs in Dubai, UAE, Mumbai, Europe and around the world, offers professional CV designing, a community network for employers and job seekers, a directory of hospitality suppliers, Latest Hospitality News, Hotel News, Movements and Appointments and Hospitality announcements, hospitality travel bookings etc. We do more than just list jobs; we provide an effective platform where all hospitality professionals can unite. Advertise or find cruise ship jobscatering jobs, travel jobs, sous chef jobs, and more with, a world of opportunities…

The dedicated hospitality networking group, publishes and shares Latest Hospitality News, Announcements, Hotel openings, Promotions, Events, Hospitality Movements and Appointments and Hospitality announcements, Reviews, Blogs etc. We provide an effective platform where all hospitality professionals can unite, network, benefit and share.

Hozpitality Consulting is a Global Executive Search consultancy based out of Toronto, Canada. Our success lies in building a long-term relationship and delivering results quickly and efficiently for a “much lower cost”. We are experts in locating the best possible suitable executive and management candidates for placements in all types of hospitality organizations around the world. Through our matchless database, communication and networking, over the world, we provide our clients with the most skillful candidates.

"Hozpitality Buzz- The inside scoop" is a TV show based on the hospitality industry in Dubai and UAE, is in English and telecast-ed on a premier TV channel in Middle East & North Africa reaching out to approx. 10-12 million viewers. To know more about the TV show, Please log on to:- and 

The Middle East Hospitality Excellence Awards is an award-giving body organized by Hozpitality Group. Its main goal is to recognize top industry organizations which have shown skill, creativity, ingenuity and success in the Middle East & North Africa’s growing hospitality industry. This includes the unsung heroes in one’s organization.

Basically, these are popular choice awards for the hospitality industry wherein selections are purely based from online voting.

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