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Thanos Liontos at Seven Stars Luxury Hospitality and Lifestyle Awards sets the world of Luxury Hospitality and Lifestyle Ablaze


Villa Padierna Palace in Marbella, Spain 

The world of Luxury Hospitality and lifestyle was set ablaze on the night of October 15th at the Villa Padierna Palace Hotel by the 4thannual Seven Stars Luxury Hospitality and Lifestyle Awards!


Thanos Liontos at Villa Padierna’s Gardens


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Thanos Liontos at Villa Padierna Palace Lobby 

Thanos Liontos at Villa Padierna’s Pool


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Thanos Liontos in Golf Courses at Villa Padierna Palace 


Thanos Liontos at Villa Padierna’s Gardens


Thanos Liontos at Villa Padierna’s Entrance


Thanos Liontos at Villa Padierna’s Lobby

An unrivalled list of attendees was in attendance in order to collect the highest most exclusive award in the industry, the Signum Virtutis, the seal of excellence.

Luxury Panel Members in attendance were: His Serene Highness Prince Massimiliano della Torre e Tasso, Her Serene Highness Princess Costanza della Torre e Tasso, Her Royal Highness Nathalie Princess of Hohenzollern, Princess Bhargavi Kumari Mewar, Kenelm Jenour, Jean Christophe Rousseau, Thanos Liontos, Andreas Lindner, Bernie Hawkins, Alexander Jovanovic.


With His Serens Hghness Prince Massimiliano Della Tore e Taso

After a cocktail reception filled with media and photographers, which also featured the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony of the World’s first International Hospitality Hall of Fame by Princess Bhargavi Kumari Mewar and Mr Frank M Pfaller-President/Founder of the International Hospitality Hall of Fame and Honorary Chairman of the Seven Stars Luxury Hospitality and Lifestyle Awards, guests were ushered to the stunning Amphitheatre to begin the winners presentations.


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With legendary Mr.Frank M. Pfaler, President and Founder International Hospitality Hall of Fame 

The incredible Arina Domski opened the Ceremony with a fantastic performance of “Nessun dorma” which ended in a roaring applause.


Thanos Liontos and friends approaching the amphitheater to start the 4th annual ceremony


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Thanos Liontos and Greek Diva Elena Karvouni  at Villa Padierna’s Gardens

The Presentations saw legendary and exclusive properties such as Byblos St Tropez, The Peninsula Paris, Castadiva Resort & Spa, Grand Resort Bad Ragaz, Tschuggen Bergoase and many more receive the Signum Virtutis the sea of excellence


Thanos Liontos, winners and friends at dinner gala after Ceremony 


Thanos Liontos and Elena Karvouni 

Special Awards on the night were presented to some very special individuals such as the Lifetime achievement Award for the legendary Sol Kerzner, Seven Stars Woman of the Year for Ms Regine Sixt and the Seven Star CEO of the Year to Valentine Ozigbo. Other special Awards that were presented were the Seven Star Hospitality Network to Hospitality Leaders, Seven Star Development to Tala Bay, The Seven Star 1st Class Lounge to Qatar Airways Al Safwa 1st Class Lounge at Hamad International Airport, the Seven Star Boutique Hotel Award to Hanging Gardens of Bali, The Seven Stars Yacht Charter to Sovereign Seas Hermes , Seven Star Villa was snatched up by Villa Alegria in Mykonos and the always popular Despina Miraraki received the Seven Star Carpet Gallery Award. Other Special Awards included Seven Star Real Estate Services for Ideal Mykonos and the Seven Stars Luxury Lifestyle Spa Brand to Ligne St Barth.


On stage presenting the Signum Virtutis, The Seal of Excellence to The Trans Resort Bali GM, Mr.Alexander Jovanovic


Presenting the Seven Stars Luxury Hospitality and Lifestyle Awards to Hanging Gardens of Bali owner Mr.Nir Peretz


Presenting the Seven Stars Luxury Hospitality and Lifestyle Award to Melia Bali, Zanzibar


Holding the covete Signum Virtutis Seven Stars Luxury Hospitality and Lifestyle Award with President and Founder Mr.Khalil El-Mouelhy


With Giannis Chremos, Greek Diva Elena Karvouni and Greek Special Award Winners Despina Miraraki and Yiannis Georgiadis for Villa Alegria


Thanos Liontos On stage ready to Present next Award..And the Winner is …..!!!

The Seven Star Commitment to Excellence in the Thermal Spa Sector went to VAMED/Vitality-World.

The Seven Star Experience saw Maharajas Express triumph for the second year running and Oman Air positioned itself as the Seven Star Airline for Middle East, Europe and Africa.


With stunning Ece Vahapoglu at Gala Reception of Seven Stars Luxury Hospitality and Lifestyle Awards


Seven Stars Luxury Hospitality and Lifestyle Awards would like to thank its partners: Ligne St Barth, Gold Emotion, Bulldog Gin, Negroni, SV Hotels & Resorts, The Luxury Choice, Hoteliers Guild, Adria Exclusive, International Hospitality Hall of Fame, Worldwide Kids, Fofolles World, Hospitality Leaders, Messika and The Best Of The World.


With Award Winner Despina Miraraki and Elena Karvouni

As well as media partners: FTN News, I-Marbella, Essential Magazine, Ogee Design Magazine, Horizon & Beyond, The Top Tier, E global Travel Media, Home & Lifestyle Magazine, Marbella Rocks, Eye of Riyadh, Eye of Dubai, Carmen’s Luxury Travel, Highend-Traveller, Maldives Hotels, On TV Channel, Luxepitality and Ifiniti Style


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Ece Vahapoglu, Thanos Liontos and Marianna Botonaki (Award Winner) on Behalf Sovereign Sea Hermes Maritime


Chairman, President/Founder Khalil El-Mouelhy said: “ We are delighted with the outcome and reaction of our winners to the event. Tonight we showcased the absolute best from within the luxury hospitality industry and Villa Padierna was the perfect setting for such a night of acknowledgement, recognition and awards. I would like to personally congratulate all our winners worldwide and thank all the exceptional individuals that graced our ceremony with their presence and helped to make it such a special evening. A special thanks to Mr Frank M Pfaller, Mr Ricardo Arranz and the team at Villa Padierna Palace Hotel for all their support and their efforts, making this an unforgettable event”


Thanos Liontos and Elena Karvouni


Giannis Chremos-Elena Karvouni-Frank M. Pfaler-Thanos Liontos-Marianna Botonaki


Marianna Botonaki-Thanos Liontos-Elena Karvouni-Katerina Sarantopoulou


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