Award Winning Amari Johor Bahru


Amari Johor Bahru Area General Manager, Dean Rossilli, has again won another prestigious international award for Malaysia’s Best General Managers by CMO (Chief Marketing Officer) Asia. Dean received the award recently in a gala ceremony in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia organised by CMO Asia. He is the first General Manager in Johor Bahru to win this award. Two months ago, Dean won the Hospitality Superstar Award by Asia Pacific Tourism & Travel Federation

CMO Asia is a dedicated organisation based in Mumbai, India and this year is the first time that they organised the awards ceremony in KL. CMO Asia is committed to providing high level knowledge exchange through leadership and networking among senior chief marketing officers and brand decision makers across industry segments. CMO Asia also provides leadership programmes to make a difference to the industry and profession at large.
Amari Johor Bahru opened its door on 15th May 2017 and since its inception, the hotel has won several awards and accolades for its service standards, guest satisfaction and its overall facilities.

The highly motivated inspiring Amari team under the leadership of Area General Manager, Dean Rossilli, will not stop in achieving their goals to win more awards in years to come. Originating from Thailand and managed by ONYX Hospitality Group, the Amari team ensures that ONYX remains as number one by practicing its six core values that inspires them to greater heights.

Amari Johor Bahru Area General Manager Dean Rossilli with Malaysia’s Best General Managers award and Hospitality Superstar award

The awards, certificates and accolades that the hotel has won through the concerted efforts of the Amari team includes 2018 Gold BCA Green Mark Certificate by Building & Construction Authority, GreenRE Silver Certification under Non – Residential Category by GreenRE Sdn Bhd, agoda 2018 for Customer Review Awards, Guest Review Awards 2018, 2018 agoda Gold Circle Award Winner No 1 in Johor, 5-star certification by Ministry of Tourism and Culture in 2017, Halal Certification by Halal Certification Panel of Jabatan Agama Islam Negeri Johor, Best City Hotel 2019/2020 by the Board of Governors of Asia Pacific Tourism & Travel Federation, Fire Certification 2019 by the Johor Bomba Department, Certification of Appreciation 2018 and 2019 by Permaisuri Johor HM Raja Zarith Sofiah, Chairman of Tunku Laksamana Cancer Foundation, Recommended Hotel 2018 by Gaya Travel Magazine, Malaysia’s Best General Managers Award to Dean Rossilli, Area General Manager, by CMO (Chief Marketing Officer) Asia, Hospitality Superstar to Dean Rossilli, Area General Manager, by Asia Pacific Tourism & Travel Awards and Chinese Preferred Hotel 2017 by Ctrip.

An oasis of comfort with fresh and modern facilities, the hotel is encompassed by the iconic heritage trail, popular shopping centres, commercial buildings, traditional bakeries and trendy cafes. It is a couple of steps from Komtar JBCC and City Square and the Persada Johor International Convention Centre. Offering easy access, it is a 30-minute drive from Senai International Airport, 80-minute drive from Singapore’s Changi International Airport, and a five-minute walk from JB Sentral Customs, Immigration and Quarantine Complex.