Roman Krabel, the General Manager of Accra City Hotel has won the ‘Hotelier of the Year’ award at a celebratory Dinner event at the 4th Ghana Hotels Association Awards 2020 in Accra.
The Ghana Hotels Association awards celebrates the Ghana’s most exceptional hotelkeepers. Winning “Hotelier of the Year” represents the pinnacle of a career in hotelkeeping.
The award is given to an individual displaying the management, leadership and communications skills required to manage a hotel at the highest levels of excellence, along with a commitment to employees and the industry at large.
A judging panel, praised Roman Krabel for being “a terrific role model for future hoteliers” who has been at the forefront of operating such visionary hotel as the Accra City Hotel and well as an entire new brand in Principal.
He was also applauded for his “constant search for excellence and commitment to young people starting out in the industry”.
While receiving the award, Roman Krabel said: “Although I’m proud of what I do, I did not expect to receive this level of recognition from my peers, bearing in mind my competitors and colleagues and the timing with what is going on. I’m thrilled and delighted by the award.”
According to Dr. Edward Ackah-Nyamike Jnr., President of Ghana Hotels Association, “Roman is one of the dynamic hoteliers of the moment with a track record of innovative and award-winning openings and more recently bringing fresh energy and vision to weary hotels.
He is also one of the most respected hoteliers of our time and his holistic approach to creating new brands and building great teams is a formula, which has earned him a very loyal following.”
The Ghana Hotels Association was formed in 1975 and is made up of Managing Proprietors, Managing Directors or Accredited Representatives of Hotels, Motels, and Guest Houses that have been certified and licensed by the Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA) to offer accommodation, catering and other tourism services in Ghana.