Guilherme Augusto Costa, General Manager of the Four Seasons Hotel, The Ritz Lisbon, is this year’s winner of the prestigious award “European Hotel Manager of the Year” that EHMA – European Hotel Managers Association grants annually to an active member who has achieved outstanding results in hotel management during the previous year and throughout their career. Guilherme Costa has overcome the recent difficult times of the pandemic while maintaining the same exceptionally high standards that the Four Seasons Hotel, The Ritz Lisbon, has long offered to its clientele. Under his supervision a complete renovation has been carried out in the last two years bringing back all the splendor of this iconic Hotel. The Award was presented to him during EHMA’s Annual General Assembly held in Lugano, Switzerland, from 18th to 20th March 2022.
“Guilherme is highly regarded and respected by his peers and admired by all who work with him”, comments Ezio A. Indiani, outgoing President EHMA and GM Hotel Principe di Savoia in Milan. A member of EHMA since 2007, in 2005 he was responsible, along with his predecessor José Silva (now CEO of Jumeirah Hotels), for organizing an unforgettable General Assembly in Lisbon.”