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The 9th Annual World Luxury Hotel Awards was hosted at the prestigious Harbour Grand Hong Kong on Saturday 24th October 2015. The event was hosted by international television presenter, Desmond So. Over 300 attendees represented their hotels to receive their awards at this red carpet, black tie event. The phenomenal success of this event echoes in the praise of the attendees who, not only celebrated their accomplishments and received their awards on an international stage, but also enjoyed stellar presentation, a delectable 6 course fine dining experience and sensational cultural performances in the extravagant and glamourous Grand Ballroom at the Harbour Grand Hong Kong.
200 winners, in over 50 categories received their awards at the event. The Overall Winner was announced at the climax of the event. Hotel Plaza Athénée was awarded the Overall Winner Award. The award was presented by Mr Brandon Lourens, founder and chairman of the World Luxury Hotel Awards, as well as Ms. Odile Franc, Director of Distribution and Development, France 24.
Being the epitome of Parisian luxury, Hotel Plaza Athénée is situated at the heart of Haute Couture on Avenue Montaine, offering guests a spectacular view of the Eiffel Tower as well as being conveniently positioned for guests wishing to explore the designer boutiques Paris is famous for. World Luxury Hotel Awards have awarded Hotel Plaza Athénée with the highest award, the Overall Winner Award 2015, to acknowledge the impeccable standard of hoteliering which it epitomizes.
The 2015 awards season saw the introduction of the Chairman’s Award which is awarded to hotel management companies that have earned the respect of their peers in the travel industry and travelers alike. The first ever Chairman’s Award was awarded to LUX* Hotels and Resorts, Mauritius, for maintaining the highest standards in the management of the Lux* group, through the experienced leadership of master hoteliers, combined with vigilance in the delivery of excellent service. This award recognizes the Lux* management group for sustaining the highest standards of hospitality and luxury, as a common thread, throughout the various hotels and resorts in their portfolio.