Independent Hotel Show 2015: Awards shortlists revealed

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Independent Hotel Show 2015: Awards shortlists revealed

Related tags: Outstanding new hotel, Hotel

The Independent Hotel Show has announced shortlists for its 2015 Outstanding New Hotel and Independent Hotelier Awards. 

The show, which takes place at Olympia in London on 20 and 21 October, is aimed at the luxury and boutique hotel sector and will see hundreds of exhibitors showcase their products and advice shared in dedicated business sessions. 

Now in its third year, the Outstanding New Hotel Award, recognises independent, luxury and boutique hotels that have been opened or relaunched within the last three years with the winner 'showcasing the pinnacle of innovation and inventiveness within the sector.'

This year's shortlist is:

  • Artist Residence London
  • Dormy House Hotel and Spa, Broadway
  • Great Northern Hotel, London
  • Hotel Gotham, Manchester
  • The Beaumont, London
  • The Coach House at Middleton Lodge, Richmond, North Yorkshire

The Independent Hotelier Award recognises an individual who has 'consistently helped change the landscape of the independent, luxury and boutique hotel sector' and has a reputation for pushing boundaries. The winner must also have committed to developing their team and the success of their establishment.

This year's shortlist is:

  • Robin Hutson, Chairman and CEO for Lime Wood Group and Home Grown Hotels
  • Tim Hart, Owner, Hambleton Hall
  • Neil Kedward & Zoe Agar, Owners, The Grove, Narberth Hotel
  • Robert Nadler, CEO, Nadler Hotels
  • Danny Pecorelli, Managing Director, Exclusive Hotels
  • Olga Polizzi, Director of Design, Rocco Forte Hotels and Owner, Hotel Tresanton and Hotel Endsleigh

Both shortlists were drawn up from nominations made by industry figures and show partners. Registrants to the show are given the chance to vote on the shortlists here​ with the winners to be announced at the awards ceremony on 20 October.  

To register for the Independent Hotel Show, click here. 

Related topics: Events & Awards, People, Hotels, Business

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