Awards & Recognitions

European Hotel Manager of the Year

EHMA

PURSUING EXCELLENCE

Guilherme Augusto Costa is the "European Hotel Manager of the Year 2022"

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.”

CONGRATULATIONS GUILHERME!

EHMA

AWARD

European Hotel Manager of the Year

Past editions winners:

1990
Dagmar Woodward

Inter-Continental Paris, France

1990
Maurice Urech

Hotel Villa Principe Leopoldo, Lugano, Switzerland

1990
Hans R. Fritz

Rome Cavalieri Hilton, Italy

1990
Gianni Van Daalen

Hotel Adlon, Berlin, Germany

1990
Francisco Alcaraz

Gran Hotel Bahia del Duque, Tenerife, Spain

1990
Giuliano Corsi

Hotel Danieli, Venice, Italy

1990
Emanuel Berger

Victoria-Jungfrau Grand Hotel & Spa, Interlaken, Switzerland

1990
Jean-Louis Leimbacher

Hotel du Palais, Biarritz, France

2000
Kurt Dohnal

The Kessler Collection Europe, Vienna, Austria

2000
Paul van Wijk

Dolce Hotels and Resorts, Brussels, Belgium

2000
Thomas Noll

Grand Hotel Europe, St. Petersburg, Russia

2000
Francesco Brunetti

The Westin Palace, Milan, Italy

2000
Mario Ferraro

Hilton Molino Stucky, Venice, Italy

2000
Hans Gerst

Raphael Hotelgesellschaft GmbH, Hamburg, Germany

2000
François Delahaye

Hotel Plaza Athénée, Paris, France

2000
Panos Almyrantis

Daios Cove Luxury Resort & Villas, Crete, Greece

2000
Pierre Ferchaud

Hotel Metropole Montecarlo, Monaco

2000
Alessandro Cabella

Rome Cavalieri Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Italy

2000
Hans J. Kauschke

Steigenberger Grandhotel Handelshof, Leipzig, Germany

2000
Patrick Recasens

Pullman Timi Ama Sardegna, Italy

2000
Dominique Nicolas Godat

Hotel Metropol Moscow, Russia

2000
Pawel Lewtak

Polonia Palace Hotel, Polonia

2000
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