Radisson Blu's Maria Tullberg is 'GM of the Year'

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Radisson Blus Maria Tullberg is GM of the Year
From left to right: Inna Gernega, Aldert Van Zyl, Benedict Hipolito, Maria Tullberg (General Manager Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Deira Creek), Uwe Micheel, Paul Uglesic, Sayed Mohamed, Stephen Kamat, Hamziya Fathuma

Radisson Blu Dubai Deira Creek bags several awards.

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Published: Mon 14 Nov 2016, 4:29 PM

Last updated: Mon 14 Nov 2016, 6:30 PM

Maria Tullberg, General Manager Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Deira Creek, has won the Hotelier Middle East's "GM of the Year" award for 2016.

Since joining the hotel in 2015, Swedish national Maria has made significant strides in both operations and customer service. An experienced and talented hotelier, Maria successfully accelerated the delivery of renovation projects including the much-anticipated Emirati cuisine restaurant - Aseelah.

She has also successfully re-launched the largest outdoor pool deck.

Maria is also leading Carlson Rezidor's Balanced Leadership Programme in the UAE that actively encourages more women to hold senior management positions within organisations. She recently spoke about Balanced Leadership at the Hotelier Middle East GMs summit and has already gained much positive publicity for one of the Group's main social commitments.

In addition, Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Deira Creek, bagged more awards, from Caterer Middle East, Leaders in F&B Awards. Aldert Van Zyl, Director of F&D was named the Leading F&B Director of the Year and the new stylish Emirati restaurant Aseelah won the "Best Interior" award.

Van Zyl was awarded for his development and support to the 200+ people in his team and significant achievements in improving the hotel's revenue.

Newly opened Emirati restaurant Aseelah collected its first award since opening in June. The unique interior that has been inspired by the sand and the wooden elements, which represent history and heritage of Dubai.

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