Luxury Lifestyle Awards, an international award granted to the best companies and brands in the luxury segment, has officially closed its nominations after welcoming more than 357 entries from prominent luxury brands across the Middle East and Africa.
The annual Luxury Awards event recognises luxury brands for their initiatives, innovation and achievements across a range of industries. The winners will be announced at the spectacular Great Gatsby-themed Gala Ceremony that will be held at Conrad Dubai hotel on Thursday, May 26th.
The nominees have been competing across 21 categories including Luxury Jewellery, Travel Company, Hotel, Restaurant, SPA & Wellness, Real Estate, Event Services, Concierge and Car Rental amongst others. In 2016 the organizers have also introduced eight new categories for international brands with worldwide names and recognition – such as Luxury Car Brand, Cosmetics, Timepiece, Jewellery, Yachting, Aircraft, Fashion and Champagne Brand.
The winners are selected by the voting of the honorary committee comprised of luxury industry professionals and opinion leaders both internationally and locally, with a vast wealth of knowledge and experience in the global luxury market.
The best companies and brands will be awarded with the Golden Crown, a bespoke prize symbolising uniqueness in the luxury world. The Golden Crown is a true piece of art, covered with 24-karat gold and handcrafted by renowned jewellery craftsmen Faraone Mennella.
Alexander Chetchikov, Founder and CEO of Luxury Lifestyle Awards commented, “We are happy to hold our 2nd Luxury Lifestyle Awards event in Dubai, one of the most technologically advanced and luxurious cities in the world, and looking forward to naming the best of the best in the luxury segment. The Award will be an evening of recognition for the winners from the Middle East and Africa, and will also be a great networking platform for the attendees who want to establish strong business relations across different industries”.
Over the past years the Luxury Lifestyle Awards event has already brought together over 1,000 participants from more than 50 countries, recognizing around 250 winners across various industries.
This year the ceremony will be attended by representatives from such countries as UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Bahrain, Kuwait, Turkey, Lebanon, Nigeria, Oman, Morocco, South Africa, Seychelles, Mauritius and many more.
The brand has been supported by more than 50 top media as well as by a number of prominent local, regional and international brands like Faraone Mennela, official jewelry partner, Cavalli Club, exclusive after party partner, Royal Brunei, airlines partner, Gize, water partner, Yasa Caviar, gourmet partner, Godiva, chocolate partner, MAO, juice partner, Movenpick, ice cream partner, Fairmont Dubai, hotel partner, Bassem Al Qassem, fragrance partner to name a few.
Among last year’s winners were such recognizable names as Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah (Luxury Hotel of UAE), Zuma (Luxury Restaurant of UAE), Nozomi (Luxury Restaurant of, Saudi Arabia), Alfardan Properties (Luxury Real Estate of Qatar), Zeina Slaiby (Luxury Fashion Designer of Lebanon). The event was also attended by such notable names as HH Sheikh Khalifa Bin Khaled Al Hamed, Mohammed Sultan Al Habtoor, Mishal Hamed Kanoo and many more.