- Passionate Hoteliers, a book honouring the legacy of Dubai hospitality icon late Mr. Abdin Nasralla and co-authored by his daughter Ms. Noreen Nasralla launches to celebrate the former’s glorious life and contributions to the region’s hospitality and tourism industry
- Before he passed away in April 2019, Mr. Nasralla had handwritten these tips with a vision to share them with the younger hospitality enthusiasts
- Published Globally by Passionpreneur Publishing, the book is a ready reckoner delivering the industry stalwart’s simple life experiences through his complete dedication and sincerity
- Within few days of the launch, the book hits #1 Bestseller as the best-selling book on Amazon in the hospitality, travel & tourism section
February 24, 2020, Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Passionate Hoteliers, Tips on How to Excel in Hospitality launches globally, as a simple crisp and ready reckoner for budding hospitality enthusiasts and those trying to make a mark in the dynamically flourishing industry. Authored by late Mr. Abdin Nasralla and co-authored by his daughter Ms. Noreen Nasralla the book celebrates the former’s glorious life and contributions to the region’s hospitality and tourism industry.
The book is published globally through Passionpreneur Publishing, the leading specialist in transformational & life changing books.
Remembered fondly by his family, work family- colleagues and employees; friends, and acquaintances, as someone who would reprimand but also praise, he was loved by everyone who met him. Talking about his passion at work, he was firm but fair in his approach, he exemplified justice and sanity. The book honors and essays his top secrets and simple life learnings that leads the younger generation towards the path to achieving the art of great hospitality.
Co-authored by his daughter Noreen, she recollects her father as an achiever, a fighter, and a passionate human being. Commenting on the launch of the book, Noreen clarifies, “this book is not a textbook or a technical glossary. It addresses everyday situations in the hotel industry.”
The reader friendly book essays Mr. Nasralla’s charismatic gestures in delivering excellence with a touch of his humour.
“Mr. Nasralla is a legend in the region’s hospitality industry, we are honoured to be able to spread his message and share the knowledge”, said Moustafa Hamwi, CEO – Passionpreneur Publishing.
“Through Dad, I learned a lot about hospitality, and that is what made him special. He was generous. Generous with his knowledge, experience, and most importantly his time. He could co-work on so many fronts at the same time and still have time for his family, while always creating new levels of excellence,” Talal Nasralla, a private Banker with Barclays PLC, his son adds.
Mr. Omar Nasralla, Branch Manager and Assistant Vice-President, Mashreq Bank, Dubai, remembers the hospitality icon and recollects all his learnings that have helped him to excel at his workplace and further carrying out his father’s legacy and being recognized through it.
With over fifty plus years of experience and commendable contributions, Mr. Abdin delivered industry excellence and achieved significant recognition in the tourism industry in Dubai whilst becoming a representative of the Hotel and Catering International Management Association (HCIMA) and a professional connoisseur.
Egypt-born Abdin Nasralla held a big influence and contribution over Dubai’s hospitality scene. He was named among Hotelier Middle East’s Power 50 figures. He was the CEO of Dubai Gourmet until 2017, before his retirement, and preceded this job with many others within the hospitality industry in the United Arab Emirates, Egypt, and the United Kingdom.
From the Jebel Ali Golf Resort to the Oberoi in Egypt, Abdin’s career also spanned years at the Jumeirah Group. He was at the helm to open and run Bab Al Shams Desert Resort and was with Meydan Hospitality before his last job with Meraas, part of Dubai Holding. Commending him for his contributions to the industry, he was also granted a UAE citizenship.
To carry on his legacy forward, Noreen has also started a campaign #fightlikeAN to call for stronger, healthier, and more passionate hearts just like her dad’s. And she runs for this cause.
A Passionpreneur Publishing, Passionate Hoteliers is 115 pages read and sums up late Mr. Abdin Nasralla’s passion at work and will be available across the globe through the IngramSpark distribution network and other affiliates which will cover print-on-demand across the UK, Europe, USA, Australia, New Zealand and the Middle East. The e-book is available in 25+ online bookstores like Amazon, Kindle, Barns & Nobles, Apple books and Jamalon in the Middle East.
About Abdin Nasralla
Egypt-born Abdin Nasralla held a big influence and contribution over Dubai’s hospitality scene. He was named among Hotelier Middle East’s Power 50 figures. He was the CEO of Dubai Gourmet until 2017, before his retirement, and preceded this job with many others within the hospitality industry in the United Arab Emirates, Egypt, and the United Kingdom. From the Jebel Ali Golf Resort to the Oberoi in Egypt, Abdin’s career also spanned years at the Jumeirah Group. He was at the helm to open and run Bab Al Shams Desert Resort and was with Meydan Hospitality before his last job with Meraas, part of Dubai Holding.
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