Hotel News Middle East catches up Glenn Ewart, commercial director of 1765 Gemini who has came on board as sponsor of the Lifetime Achievement category at the Leaders In Hospitality Awards, presented by Rikan, which are taking place at the St.Regis Dubai on 17 May.
Why have you chosen to support Leaders in Hospitality Awards? 1765 Gemini decided to support the event as it is a very prestigious awards ceremony showcasing the best in the industry. It is part of our company ethos to put back into the industry that we love, and have had fantastic careers with, and there is no better way to show our support than sponsor the awards.
What is your opinion of the Middle East’s hospitality landscape? The hospitality landscape in the Middle East is really pushing the boundaries of the industry attracting the best talent from across the world and offering a wonderful experience for visitors and local people alike. The cuisine and stay experience rivals some of the greatest regions globally
What new products are you launching this year? Our focus this year is to continue to offer the best operating products in tabletop selection as well as an unrivalled service. We have many exciting new launches coming in chinaware, cutlery and glass as well as developing some unique own design products in ceramic, such as our own enigMa range.
What are your company’s plans for the next 12 months? 2017 will be a fantastic year for 1765 Gemini – we shortly will open a new showroom and office in Barsha Heights which the like has never been seen in Dubai. We have a retail concept to come mid year, and another division which is a bit of a secret right now – all in all we continue to challenge ourselves to make sure we give the best we can to the industry we love.