Carmen’s Luxury Travel is proud to be a Luxury Panel Member for the annual Seven Stars Luxury Hospitality and Lifestyle Awards! Since 2012, the SSLHLA have enjoyed rapid success and rising popularity thanks to their commitment to nominees and winners, their unique system, and glamorous Gala Ceremonies hosted around the world that I’ve had the pleasure to attend.
The 7th anniversary celebration of the Seven Stars Luxury Hospitality and Lifestyle Awards took place at the beautiful Lake Vouliagmeni under a starry Greek sky! In partnership with the luxurious Ecali Club, the evening was a stellar success with winners hailing from over 16 countries to present and collect the Signum Virtutis – the seal of excellence.
The Master of Ceremonies for the evening was the beautiful and talented Julide Ates. Guests were treated to vocals from the stunning soprano singer Arina Domski who opened the event with an unforgettable performance of “O Fortuna”. Those guests included Luxury Panel Members such as HSH Prince Massimiliano della Torre e Tasso, HSH Princess Costanza della Torre e Tasso, Baroness Nerina Keeley, Miriam Seferian, Amani Vernescu, Thanos Liontos, Oliver Jiszda, Andrea Luri, Veti Nikolopoulou, Alexander Jovanovic, Mohammed Riyaz and Nina Lotsari.
A special award of the night was the very first Seven Stars Man of the Year award, and the winner was Tony Elumelu – Chairman of Transcorp. A few other winners companies like Italian Hospitality Collection, Ciel Spa, Kear Natural, Aldemar Hotels, Transcorp Hilton Abuja and so much more. The Seven Stars Pantheon of Hospitality also received 3 new inductees: Mustafa Alparslan, Andrea Luri and Zacharias Chnaris.
Without these partners, this star-studded evening would not have been possible: Samsung, Delifrance, SIXT, Green Cola, Porsche, Kessaris, EKO, Mythos, Athens Plaza Hotel, Flisvos Marina, Kensho, as well as KSM Human Resources, Shenka, Quality Focus, Crowne Plaza Athens City Centre, Kear Natural and Chora Art Home & Design. The headline Sponsor of the 7th anniversary of the SSLHLA was HGI Hotels & Resorts who showcased their new Lifestyle Brand ELEVATE as well as the launch of the Hanging Gardens by HGI brand.
Khalil El-Mouelhy, Chairman,President/Founder of the Awards spoke: “ Tonight was a very important event for the SSLHLA and I am delighted that it was such a memorable success! I would like thank all our partners and winners that were present to celebrate luxury hospitality and lifestyle with us. The Ecali Club, under the leadership of CEO John Georgakakis, has once again pulled out all the stops to help deliver an incredible event and we are truly delighted with our continuing and expanding relationship with this exceptional organization”.
Just before the event closed, with a group picture on stage with all the winners, guests were treated to a Seven Stars Wedding Proposal by Luxury Panel member & GM of Trans Resort Bali Alexander Jovanovic live on stage to his lovely bride to be! As always, a memorable evening was had by all at the the Anniversary of the Seven Stars Luxury Hospitality and Lifestyle Awards.