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Gladvin Francké Recognized at the 7th Middle East Hospitality Excellence Awards

A seasoned hotelier is this year’s Judges Choice Awardee for Young Hotelier of the Year

Dubai, UAE December 2021 Central Hotels Management, a reputed hotel management group in the UAE, takes pride as Gladvin Franck received the Judges Choice Award for Young Hotelier of the Year from the recently concluded 7th Middle East Hospitality Excellence Award held at Arabian Ranches Golf Club.

The award was presented by Filippo Sona, Managing Director of Wood Couture, and Raj Bhatt, CEO of Hozpitality Group. The said award-giving body aims to acknowledge hoteliers who have been working passionately to serve customers, clients, and colleagues with excellence. They were the unsung heroes in the hospitality industry.

Just recently, Gladvin Franck has been promoted from Acting Group General Manager to Head of Hospitality for Central Hotels Management. Not a surprising move though, since Gladvin has demonstrated a really excellent job in handling the operation of all other 5-star properties of Central Hotels, namely: Canal Central Hotel Business Bay, C Central Resort The Palm, and Royal Central Hotel The Palm. He had spearheaded the pre-opening of C Central Resort when he joined the group in 2019. This year, the group will be opening another 5-star property. Gladvin will again demonstrate his prowess as he will handle the pre-opening and operation of the Bay Central Hotel.

Gladvin had proven expertise in hotel operations on a corporate and cluster level, from pre-opening to re-branding properties across the Middle East, Africa, and Asia. Adopted skills on overseeing the technical aspects of hotel operations, planning critical paths, and rolling out projects, budgeting, and achieving set targets. He also finds time to provide professional guidance to create measurable performance and long-term growth and development for all company employees. An admirable quality of a great hospitality leader.

Gladvin had opened many properties including Telal Resort Al Ain, Gloria Downtown Abu Dhabi, Yassat Gloria Hotel Dubai, Gloria Hotel Dubai, Sheraton Addis Ababa, Sheraton Deira, to name a few. Competent in re-branding and overseeing technical advice for properties under construction. He always has this hands-on approach in initiating measures for better productivity and profitability.

The full list of all the award winners can be seen at https://www.hozpitality.com/awards

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About the 7th Middle East Hospitality Excellence Awards 2021:

Middle East Hospitality Excellence Awards are presented to recognize top industry organizations which have shown skill, creativity, ingenuity and success in the Middle East North Africas growing hospitality industry. Logon to www.hozpitalityexcellenceawards.com

This years venue partner is the Arabian Ranches Golf Club Dubai. Powered by Danube Hospitality Solutions, Dr. Kitchen and Delta Food Industries FZC. Our partners: Zee TV Middle East, Weyyak, Restofair RAK, International Centre for Culinary Arts Dubai, RAK Porcelain, Fushia Events, Absolute Frame, Wassup Dubai and IXSA Trading (TOSO).

Our esteemed panel of judges is:

  • Ibrahim Yaqoot, Executive Director - Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing
  • Filippo Sona, Managing Director Wood Couture
  • Uwe Micheel, President Emirates Culinary Guild; Director of Kitchens, Radisson Blu Hotel Dubai Deira Creek
  • Shiraz Osman, Chairman and Founder Delta Food Industries
  • Ron Thomas, Managing Director Focused Group
  • Manoj Abraham Mathew, Territory Head (Middle East and North Africa) Zee Network

About C Central Resort The Palm:

C CENTRAL RESORT THE PALM is a 203-key beachfront hotel and resort overlooking the Arabian Sea with luxe rooms and suites that feature contemporary decor, dramatic wall art, flat screens, and glass balconies with ocean and Palm Jumeirah views. Staying at the core of relaxation combines everything you need for a perfect home-away-from-home: a stunning location, magnificent surroundings, impeccable staff service, and above all, supreme accommodation completed by a wide array of exceptional facilities such as exclusive access to a private beach, a pool bar, multiple dining options, spa, fitness center, gift shops, and state-of-the-art conference center, watersports, bars, and more. This beautiful resort at The Dubai Palm Jumeirah is a place where luxury amenities and high-end services are superbly topped by reasonable prices that welcome adventure seekers, honeymooners, and intimate family gatherings.

About Canal Central Hotel Business Bay

Absorb the inspiring beauty of luxurious contemporary design and seamless detail, enhanced by genuine hospitality and personalized service atCanal Central Hotel Business Bay.With spectacular views of the city,Dubai Canal, andThe Burj Khalifa, enjoy a range of exceptional business and leisure options while staying with us. Even when travelling for business, your stay with us will make you feel at home as you enjoy spacious rooms designed with your comfort in mind. Unwind in one of the278 modern designed rooms and suiteswhile you are surrounded by unique venues that make business travel a delight.

In your free time, take a dip in the pool, work out at the Gym and complement it with a relaxing treatment at Wellness Valley Spa. After a long day, it is only suitable that you get the unique dining and lounging experience that you deserve, and our uniquely selected restaurants and bars provide just that.

About Royal Central Hotel The Palm:

Royal Central Hotel, located at The Palm, is a beachside5-star Hotel Resort with207 roomsthat combines luxury and laid-back vibes into one. Situated in a relaxing atmosphere along with remarkable comfort, surround yourself with a welcoming staff that delivers you service with a smile. Enjoy yourself at the beach with exhilarating water sports or at the pool with freshly made drinks at the bar. The hotel isfun, funky, casual, and family-friendlywith contemporary modern designs, fully Wi-Fi enabled with Health and Leisure facilities, beautifully designed modern rooms, delectable dining options, and the best services to bring you the ultimate comfort during your stay. Whether youre here to relax on the beach, lounge by the pool, enjoy some mouthwatering food at an array of our outlets, or simply relax in the elegance and comforts of your room, Royal Central isyour escape from the busy city life. For more information, visitwww.central-hotels.com

About First Central Hotel Suites:

First Central Hotel Suites is a Green Key Certified property equipped with 524 modern apartments that boast with contemporary finishes and an enticing cozy ambience, giving every guest the ultimate comfort and respite. The hotel offers a wide range of leisure and business amenities including a miniBusiness Centre, Travel desk, a serene rooftop pool, well-equipped gym, and recreational facilities. Experience a balance of intercontinental cuisine and gratify your cravings with the fresh palate in Central Caf Restaurant and the sweet aroma of coffee in the Central Terrace Cafe.

About Central Hotels:

Central Hotels has quickly established itself as a reputed hotel management group in the UAE. Its flagship property, First Central Hotel Suites, is located in Barsha Heights (TECOM) near Sheikh Zayed Road. Building upon this amazing success, the brand is now poised to expand its footprint targeting the UAE as the primary market for growth in addition to other lucrative destinations in the Middle East. The group has recently added spectacular new 5-star hotels such as Canal Central Business Bay and Royal Central The Palm, followed by Central House Citywalk focused on millennials, C Central Resort The Palm, Diamond Central Business Bay, and Island Central in Dubai. For more information, visitwww.central-hotels.com

About Hozpitality Group:

Hozpitality is an online platform for professionals from Hotels, Restaurants, Airlines, Travel agencies, Clubs, Cruise Lines, Cinemas, Spas, Schools, Suppliers and Retail. Hozpitality offers Branding options, A Community Network for Employers and Job seekers, a directory of Hospitality Suppliers, Latest Hospitality News, Hotel News, Movements and Appointments and Hospitality Announcements Hotel Industry Recruitment, Professional CV designing, Hospitality Courses etc. We provide an effective platform where all hospitality professionals can come together, network and benefit.

Hozpitality.com offers a selection of best Hotel Management Institutes, Schools and Universities and Hotel management Courses. Hospitality Students can search and apply for Hotel management Courses and join the Schools Alumni and network with their colleagues. Hozpitality also offers a Market Place for Hospitality Suppliers where Hospitality Products, Services, Offers and Deals can be listed and sold to millions of Global Hospitality professionals.

Hozpitality reaches out to over 1.2 million professionals thru its 2 group websites, www.hozpitality.com and www.hozpitalityplus.com with Registered Members and Social Media from over 186 countries.

The dedicated hospitality Media and News website Hozpitalityplus.com, publishes and shares Latest Hospitality News, Announcements, Hotel openings, Promotions, Events, Hospitality Movements and Appointments and Hospitality announcements, Reviews, Blogs etc.

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:- www.facebook.com/hozpitalitybuzz and https://www.youtube.com/Hozpitality