DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES--(Marketwire - Dec 3, 2012) - For the second consecutive year, The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai has once again been recognized as Best Small Five Star Employer of the Year during the Catererglobal.com Best Employers in Hospitality Awards 2012 in UAE.
With its aim to reward and recognize the cream of hospitality employers, the awards were voted for by some 24,000 hospitality professionals from various sectors such as restaurants, hotels, bars, caterers, venues and tour operators in the country.
Receiving the award during the ceremony held on the 21st of November, newly appointed General Manager Raul Salcido comments, "As one of the latest additions to the team, this award gives me a great confidence that all the ladies and gentlemen of the property are perfectly geared as we head on to a very exciting year in 2013 as our current expansion project comes to a completion."
Also present on the evening, Endah Pratiwi, Human Resources, added, "With nearly 30% of our employees with more than 5 years tenure in the property, to receive such an amazing award for the second year in a row really proves that our ladies and gentlemen value their employee promise and are continuously living the Gold Standards of The Ritz-Carlton brand. This award also encourages us to be more proactive in enhancing and developing the training plans and welfare of each individual employee."
The luxury hotel, which opened in 1998, was one of the first luxury beachfront resorts in the Dubai, and combines the highest levels of hospitality with authentic Middle East tradition in a stunning setting. Consistently recognized in the Condé Nast Traveller Gold List as number one for service in Africa, the Middle East and Indian Ocean, the ladies and gentlemen of The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai personify the 'Let Us Stay With You' philosophy that defines the brand's legendary service and style.
About The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai
The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai is located along the famed Jumeirah beach, with its 138 seafront rooms and suites having a view of the Arabian Gulf. Services and facilities include restaurants and a lounge serving Italian, Arabic, seafood and international favorites; an extensive recreational facility includes a spa and fitness center, beautifully landscaped gardens with two swimming pools including a children's pool with slide and a private beach. For more information, visit http://www.ritzcarlton.com/en/Properties/Dubai/Default.htm.
About The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, LLC
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C., of Chevy Chase, Md., currently operates 80 hotels in the Americas, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and the Caribbean. More than 30 hotel and residential projects are under development around the globe. The Ritz-Carlton is the only service company to have twice earned the prestigious Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, an award that originated in 1987. Its purpose is to promote the awareness of quality excellence, recognize quality achievements of companies and publicize successful quality strategies. The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company won the award in 1992 and 1999. For more information, or reservations, contact a travel professional, call toll free in the U.S. 1-800-241-3333, or visit the company web site at www.ritzcarlton.com. The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Marriott International, Inc. (