Saman Sarathchandra, General Manager of dusitD2 The Fort Manila (D2FM) and Dusit Hospitality College Manila (DHMC), has been awarded the Philippines Best General Managers (Hospitality) Award on 7 June 2019 at Dusit Thani Hotel Manila. The award is endorsed by CMO Asia & World Federation of Hospitality Professionals
This award is an independent brand recognition exercise initiated to give recognition to those individuals who have achieved extraordinary success from innovative and effective people management & customer satisfaction. "I'm extremely proud to have received this award but the recognition received is truly a part of teamwork too," said the general manager of dusitD2 the Fort and DHMC, Mr. Saman Sarathchandra.
This win is in addition to his back-to-back victories for five consecutive years at the World Travel Awards for Leading Hotels from 2008 – 2012. Saman Sarathchandra secured further honors when he was awarded for the 'Best Performing Unit Overseas in an Organisational Climate Survey by Keppel Land ltd in 2011. Considering his achievements, MRTV interviewed Saman Sarathchandra as one of the most successful business individuals in Myanmar in 2011.
Saman is a Swiss Hotel Graduate with, a holder of a "Lehrmeister " SWISS-BIGA – Recognized SHL Diploma and a winner of World Travel Awards for Leading Hotels.