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Seven Stars Luxury Hospitality and Lifestyle Awards 2015



The Seven Stars Luxury Hospitality and Lifestyle Awards shined bright at the Trans Resort Bali on September 19th 2015.

The leading Lights of the Luxury Hospitality and Lifestyle industry gathered at the beautiful Trans Resort Bali this past week end to attend and collect their awards from the 3rd annual Seven Stars Luxury Hospitality & Lifestyle Awards.

Guests were treated to a spectacular evening which kicked off in style with a saxophone backed cocktail reception accompanied by a selection of mouth-watering canapes.

Guests were then ushered to the grand ballroom to begin the celebrations.

Numerous winners from all over the world, such as Katara Hospitality, Al Marjan Island, Emirates Palace, HRH Group of Hotels, Spirit Hotel, Melia Zanzibar, Hanging Gardens of Bali, Villa Padierna Hotels & Resorts and many more attended the star studded ceremony.

The Trans Resort Bali provided for culinary delights with a 5 course meal for all attendees while they enjoyed the entertainment and award presentations.

Luxury panel Members in attendance included HSH Prince Massimiliano della Torre e Tasso, Frank M Pfaller, Khalil El-Mouelhy, Nicola El-Mouelhy, Karine Lackner, Mohammed Riyaz, Marina Noble, Dr Andreas Lindner, Thanos Liontos and the beautiful Ms Ece Vahapoglu who is also the official presenter of the Seven Stars Luxury Hospitality and Lifestyle Awards.

Mr Frank M Pfaller, Honorary Chairman of the Seven Stars Luxury Hospitality & Lifestyle Awards, 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.

Special Awards were also presented.

These awards included the “Outstanding furniture Design for Luxury Hospitality”, which was collected by Serkan Yildirim of DSIGN Furniture, The Award for “Remarkable and Exceptional achievements in Luxury Hospitality” which was presented to Katara Hospitality, The Seven Stars Travel Technology Award which was collected by Illusions Online, the Award for “the preservation and promotion of Heritage and Heritage Hospitality”, which was presented to HRH Hotel Group and the Seven Star Development Award which was presented to Al Marjan Island.

Poshberry also 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 presented by Luxury Panel Member Karine Lackner.

Fashion Designer Paul Ropp provided for excitement with his first fashion show since 2012 and a prize for 2 lucky winners.

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.

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. The Facilities of the Trans Resort Bali are exceptional and the quality of the resort and its accommodations are second to none. I look forward to working with Mr Jovanovic again in the very near future. It was a great pleasure working with the team at the Trans Resort Bali, their Awards are very well deserved and knowing Mr Jovanovic, things will just keep getting better. The Next Stop for Seven Stars Luxury Hospitality and Lifestyle Awards will be the stunning Villa Padierna Palace Hotel in October 2016 and we are all very excited!”

Frank M Pfaller, President-Hoteliers Guild, Hon.Chairman Seven Stars Luxury Hospitality & Lifestyle Awards and President/Founder- The International Hospitality Hall of Fame commented:

Following the rousing success of the Seven Stars Luxury Hospitality & Lifestyle Awards gala at the Trans Resort Bali in Bali, we are now very much looking forward to welcome our international colleagues to next year’s event at the Vila Padierna Palace Hotel in Marbella, Spain. I am convinced that SSHLA will go from strength to strength and firmly establish itself as the industry’s most coveted recognition accolade”

Alexander Jovanovic Director Development-Hotels & Resorts CT Corp and GM of the Trans Resort Bali added:

“We are extremely proud that The Trans Resort Bali has been recognized on an international level as part of the most outstanding properties worldwide. I would like to thank all of our staff for helping make this event a great success. To be awarded on such a level is a testament to the exceptional standards and unique level of service that CT Corp represents in the luxury Hospitality industry.”



Seven Stars Luxury Hospitality and Lifestyle Awards would also like to thank the 2015 Media partners Trans TV, NY International Times, Indonesia Design, The Lux Traveller, Cyprus Traveller, FTN News, Global Travel Media, Horizon & Beyond, The Top Tier, The Luxury Columnist, ELUXE MAGAZINE, Voyagers World,, Best of The World, The Yak, FRV, The Beat, Bali Plus, Bali Update, TVRI

Notes To editors:

Venue: Trans Resort Bali

Date: 19th September 2015

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