Radisson Blu Hotel, Muscat, honored its top-performing employees and recognized their years of service with the company. The hotel ensures its best employees receive recognition for their hard work and dedication. The highlight of this year’s Annual Staff Party was the awards ceremony, a time-honored tradition emphasizing employee appreciation.
The lucky winners received a certificate, a memento and a cash prize of OMR 250.000 each. The ’Manager for the Year’ winner was Shamsher Singh, Front Office Night Manager. Shamsher started his career with Radisson Blu Hotel, Muscat in 2014. Shamsher, an Indian national is the ultimate host to our guests; he ensures hotel operations every night are safe and smooth.
Additionally, the hotel awards two winners for the “Employee of the Year” – Front of House and Back of House. Arlette White, Meetings & Events Coordinator started her career with Radisson Blu Hotel, Muscat in 2012. Arlette hails from Pakistan and has been raised in Oman. Her positive energy and team spirit constantly wins her praise. Arlette was awarded the ’Employee of the Year – Front of House’.
The ’Employee of the Year – Back of House’ recognizes the unsung efforts of non-guest facing employees. Vincent Mondal, Accounts Payable was the appreciated winner. Vincent, an Indian national started his career with Radisson Blu Hotel, Muscat in 2014. Vincent’s hard work and dedication enabling smooth operations has paid off.
This year Radisson Blu Muscat, has added another important award to its list – ’Yes I Can! Host of the Year’. The proud recipient was Sabir Al Balushi, who received a certificate, a memento and a cash prize of OMR 250.000. Sabir an Omani national joined Radisson Blu Hotel, Muscat in 2012 as Chef de Partie – Pastry. He stands as a role model for all our employees especially our young Omani team members who aspire to making it big in the hotel industry as well as winning this coveted award.
The criteria for nomination to this award includes: working as team-player, showing enthusiasm, taking personal responsibility, dedication to superior customer service and demonstrating a ’Yes I Can!’ attitude. ’Yes I Can!’ is the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group’s heart of service promise to its guests, partners and employees.
Finally the service awards which are the foundation of any corporate recognition strategy. These awards provide companies the opportunity to express appreciation to all their employees for loyalty, dedication and continued service. Embracing this culture to celebrate each consecutive five year service at any organizational level fosters many measurable short and long term operational benefits, helping create profits for the hotel.
The service awardees for this year received a certificate and a ’Yes I Can!’ (YIC) diamond pin. Chef Ronald Marcel Pinto, Executive Sous Chef, received his YIC pin with four diamonds commemorating his 20 years with the hotel and Carlson Rezidor Group. Chef Pinto an Indian national is a proof that hard work, dedication and positive attitude will reward you a with long term job. Rizalina Mendoza, Front Office Service Manager, received her YIC pin with two diamonds which stands for her decade of continued service. Rizalina a Filipino national started her career as a Front Office Executive and her efforts earned her promotion to Service Manager. Nagasuderson Thangadurai, Demi Chef has received his first YIC pin with one diamond. Chef Thangadurai joined Radisson Blu Hotel, Muscat in 2010 and is looking forward for more years with the company.