4th Annual Edition


Nomination open for year 2024. Nominate your General Manager for International GM Awards now



2023 Gala Ceremony Photos

Few of our Winners 2023

Featured Winners

Karim Bizid

The Oberoi Dubai
Dubai, UAE

Best General Manager in UAE

I am an award winning hospitality executive with and strong records of pre-openings and managing several Luxury Hotels. After years of experience in hospitality (Leisure and Business), I have build a reputation for strong customer service, stimulate repeat patronage, and strong relationship with owner and investors.

Carlo Javakhia

The Ritz-Carlton, Doha

Best General Manager in Qatar

More than 10 years of experience in the hospitality industry, having worked at hotel chains in Greece, including Aquis Hotels & Resorts and Mareblue Hotels & Resorts. He joined Majestic Hotel Tower - a family-run company affiliated with M Management Company - in Dubai over three years ago as F&B director.

Jacco van Teeffelen

Fairmont Mayakoba

Best Hospitality Leader in Mexico

I am an all-round dynamic VP and GM with excellent analytical and implementation skills, above all an entrepreneur looking for new and better ways to adapt the hotels to the fast-paced environment. I set ambitious targets and raise the bar with my teams.

Cesare Mansi

Camperio Collection

Best Young General Manager in Europe

Small steps from porter to receptionist, becoming booking agent and then becoming General Manager. Organizing events, coordinating the front office or back office, organizing transfers to / from abroad, problem solving: some of the characteristics of my professional and personal background.

Why International GM Awards

Recognition & Rewards

International GM Awards is the one and only award program exclusively designed for the General Managers of Hotels & Tourism

Worldwide Promotion

Being part of this award program, all our nominees and winners receive world wide recognition and branding.

Customer Growth

Consumers always love to experience the product which is led by the global leaders. This creates a strong credibility on your brand

Networking Opportunities

Join with us to meet the achievers in hotel and tourism industries around the world. We offer a unique platform - "winners meet winners"

Staff Recognition

Every employee or management team would love to work with the General Manager who is recognized worldwide. Take your leadership next level

Online Website Profile

Being part of the prestigious International GM Awards, Your profile will be listed on our website and highlighted to the Hotel & tourism industry professionals.


  • Best General Manager
  • Most promising General Manager
  • Highly Successful General Manager
  • Best Hospitality Leader
  • Best Emerging General Manager
  • Best Employee friendly General Manager
  • Most Valuable General Manager
  • Best Young General Manager
  • Best Customer friendly General Manager
  • Best Innovative General Manager

Year 2024 Nominations are open now !!!

Register your GM NOW !!!

Frequently Asked Questions


International GM Awards is exclusively designed for the General Managers ( Entry level to Senior level, Individual to Group of Hotels) who are working in the hospitality industry such as Hotels, Travel Companies, Tourism Boards, Attractions, Theme Parks, Spa, Restaurant industry

All the nominations are self-nomination basis. Means, Either you or your team can nominate your company GM for the International GM Awards

Voting & Judging

Fee / Cost Involved

There is NO nomination or No Registration fee to enter into International GM Awards

Incase if you choose to become one of the winner then you are required to order any of the winner package to receive the RIGHTS to use International GM Awards Logo, Brand Name and winner announcement.

Please refer the winner package inclusions and price details at  https://internationalgmawards.com/fee-cost-involved

Winner package helps you to promote your winning and take your branding to the next level. We have designed a variety of winner packages with lots of promotional benefits. 

The Winner package includes the following

  • RIGHTS to use International GM Awards Logo, Brand Name & Winner announcement to the public.
  • Winner Trophy
  • Winner Plaque
  • Winner Certificate - digital
  • Winner Badge - Digital
  • Website Listing Services & etc.

Please refer to the winner package details at   https://internationaltravelawards.org/app/winner-package/