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In partnership with the Ecali Club, the evening was a stellar success with winners hailing from over 16 Countries present to collect the Signum Virtutis, the seal of excellence, live on stage.
Entertainment was provided by the vocals of the amazing soprano Arina Domski who opened the event with an unforgettable performance of “O Fortuna”.
The MC for the high profile evening was the talented Julide Ates.
Luxury Panel Members in attendance were 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.
Special Awards handed out to individuals on the night included Seven Stars Woman of the Year for Mrs Regine SIXT, the very first Seven Stars Man of the Year was awarded to Tony Elumelu- Chairman Transcorp. The Seven Stars Hospitality Personality of the year award was given to Valentine Ozigbo- President Transcorp, The Seven Stars President of the Year was handed out to Mandy Chew- President of Lexis Hospitality and Patrick Recasens- GM Pullman Timi Ama received the GM of the Year Award.
Companies that received special awards included Limedeco for Seven Stars Interior Design Company, Luxury DMC & Travel Greece for Seven Stars DMC, Seven Stars SPA & Beauty Brand for Kear Natural, Seven Stars Private Members club for the Ecali Club, Seven Stars Nature and Wellness Venue for Lake Vouliagmeni, Seven Stars SPA Brand for the Ciel Spa, Seven Stars Business Hotel Africa for Transcorp Hilton Abuja, Seven Stars Leisure Resort for Pullman Timi Ama, Seven Stars Boutique Hospitality Group for Italian Hospitality Collection, Seven Stars Luxury Rent A Car Greece & Worldwide for SIXT, Seven Stars Innovative Hospitality App for Servr and Seven Stars Responsible Luxury Hospitality Group for Aldemar Hotels. Vivamayr Maria Worth and Altaussee once again scooped 2 Awards for their outstanding Medical Wellness facilities. Super Strom Vatsinas also received the Seven Stars Mattress Company for their excellence and dedication to supplying the hospitality industry.
The Seven Stars Pantheon of Hospitality also received 3 new inductees, Mustafa Alparslan, Andrea Luri and Zacharias Chnaris.
Partners of the star-studded evening included 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.
Prior to the event closing with the Group Picture on stage with all 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.
Khalil El-Mouelhy, Chairman,President and Founder of the Awards said: “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”.
Veti Nikolopoulou, Founder and Director of HIP GREECE awarding Mrs Regine Sixt with the “Seven Stars International Charity Award” for the social commitment of her children’s aid foundation Drying Little Tears.
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