The 3rd Annual Seven Stars Luxury Hospitality and Lifestyle Awards shone bright in Bali on 19 September 2015. Held at the beautiful Trans Resort Bali, the Seven Stars Luxury Hospitality and Lifestyle Awards is known for being the most exclusive award for the Luxury Hospitality and Lifestyle Industry.
Mr Frank M Pfaller, Honorary Chairman of the Seven Stars Luxury Hospitality & Lifestyle Awards and President of the Hoteliers Guild, greeted the attendees and officially launched the world’s first International Hospitality Hall of Fame to a roaring applause. In addition, the Torch was passed to the Villa Padierna Palace Hotel in Marbella Spain to host the 2016 Seven Stars Luxury Hospitality and Lifestyle Awards.
The International Hospitality Hall of Fame is a world’s first and boasts some incredible members ranging from H.R.H. The Infanta Elena, Duchesse of Lugo, Hollywood star Antonio Banderas to international Hospitality Experts such as Ronen Nissenbaum-Vice President of Operations for Luxury Hotels, America at Hilton Worldwide, Peter Gould-CEO of Great Hotels of the World and Lindsay Ueberroth-President & CEO of Preferred Hotels & Resorts.
Various Luxury Panel members were also in attendance, such as Prince Massimiliano della Torre e Tasso, Ms. Ece Vahapoglu, who also presented at the show and Mr. Thanos Liontos to name but a few.
There were also several Special Awards presented that evening. One for ‘Outstanding furniture Design for Luxury Hospitality’ was collected by Serkan Yildirim of DSIGN Furniture. Another Award for ‘Remarkable and Exceptional achievements in Luxury Hospitality’ was presented to Katara Hospitality. The Seven Stars Travel Technology Award was given to Illusions Online, the Award for ‘the preservation and promotion of Heritage and Heritage Hospitality’ was presented to HRH Hotel Group, and the Seven Star Development Award was presented to Al Marjan Island.
Poshberry received the special award for Seven Star Luxury Flight booking service by providing customers with exceptional rates of first and Business class travel. Maharajas Express, Bali Food Safari and Ayung Resort Ubud collected the award for Seven Star Experience.
For entertainment in the evening, Paul Ropp provided his first fashion show since 2012 and a prize for two lucky winners.
Khalil El-Mouelhy, Chairman President & Founder commented: “I am truly impressed with the hospitality and uniqueness of the Trans Resort Bali and we are delighted with the turnout for our 3rd event. Mr Alexander Jovanovic and his team did a fantastic job and ensured that guests had an exceptional stay. I look forward to working with Mr Jovanovic again in the very near future.. The next stop for the Seven Stars Luxury Hospitality and Lifestyle Awards will be the stunning Villa Padierna Palace Hotel in September 2016 and we are all very excited as this will be a 2 day event together with The International Hospitality Hall of Fame”.
The IHHF is an international, independent organization tasked with researching and selecting the most exceptional individuals from within the Hospitality industry in order to not only reward but also acknowledge and immortalize the extraordinary efforts and achievements that have formed their careers.
The event concluded with a group picture on the stage and an after party at the trendy 18th, the Trans Resort Bali’s very own open air roof top bar.
For the full list of winners and more information: Seven Stars Luxury Hospitality and Lifestyle Awards and The International Hospitality Hall of Fame.
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