The prestigious international event honoured the best of luxury.
Winners of the prestigious Luxury Lifestyle Awards Middle East and Africa 2016 were revealed at the spectacular Great Gatsby-themed Gala Ceremony held at Conrad Dubai hotel on 26th May, recognizing the best of the best in the luxury segment.
The annual event praises luxury brands and companies for their initiatives, innovation and achievements across a range of industries.
Attended by 270 professionals from around the MEA region, Luxury Lifestyle Awards presented a total of 21 categories, including 8 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 guests of the evening enjoyed the diverse entertainment programme including live performances presented by the Swing Revue Band, stylized dance and acrobatic performances provided by the Cavalli Club, getting a chance to network with high level representatives from all luxury industry sectors. The event was masterly hosted by Richard Crawford, a global luxury lifestyle interviewer, and Samar Breitem.
The best companies and brands were awarded with the Golden Crown, a true piece of art, covered with 24-karat gold and custom designed for each winner by renowned jewellery craftsmen Faraone Mennella. A total of 55 brands and companies walked away with the prestigious trophies.
- Luxury Hotel
Egypt – Rixos Sharm El Sheikh
Kazakhstan – Rixos Almaty
Kuwait – Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa
Morocco – Selman Marrakech
Qatar – Ritz-Carlton Doha
Saudi Arabia – Al Faisaliah
UAE – One&Only.
- Luxury Travel Company
Africa – Seashell Travel;
Azerbaijan – Philosophy Travel;
South Africa – Africa & You;
UAE – Platinum Heritage.
- Luxury Restaurant
Azerbaijan – MariVanna Baku;
Egypt – Sachi restaurant;
Morocco – Assyl Restaurant;
Oman – Qureshi Bab-Al-Hind;
Saudi Arabia – Nozomi;
UAE – 40 Kong.
- Luxury Interior Design Company
Bahrain – Beckett Interiors;
Egypt – Studio Five Cairo;
Kazakhstan – Belle Décor;
Lebanon – DORIHITTI ARCHITECTDESIDNER;
Qatar – AltaModa
Turkey – Kerim Carmikli ic mimarlik;
Saudi Arabia – 3Sixty Degrees;
UAE – WA International.
- Luxury Spa& Wellness
Centre Africa – U Spa by Constance
Lebanon – Le Royal Hotels & Resorts-Beirut
Qatar – Banana Island Resort Doha by Anantara
Saudi Arabia – Al Faisaliah Spa by ESPA
Turkey – Spice Hotel & Spa
UAE – SensAsia Urban.
- National Brand
South Africa – Luxury 77
Turkey – ÇIGDEM AKIN
UAE – Sylka Carpets Company.
- Luxury Fashion Brand
Nigeria – Identity by Fifi;
Saudi Arabia – Faiza Benkortbi;
UAE – Louzan Fashion.
- Luxury Jewelry Brand
Saudi Arabia – L’AZURDE;
South Africa – Ben & Co Designs;
UAE – Passion Jewellers.
Luxury Perfume Brand
UAE – Yas Perfumes
Customer Relationship Excellence
Azerbaijan – Pasha Life Insurance
Award for Outstanding Achievements
Saudi Arabia – Bassem Al Qassem
UAE – Mohamad Jaber
Luxury Architecture Company
Lebanon – DCA – DesignClass Architects
Luxury Car Rental Company
UAE – ON CALL Limousines.
Luxury Concierge Service
UAE – Aurae Lifestyle.
Luxury Real Estate Development
Qatar – AlFardan Properties
Middle East – Zaya Real Estate.
Luxury Interior Design & Architecture Company
South Africa – Darley Interior Architectural Design.
Luxury Event Service
South Africa – Wedding Concepts.
Middle East – Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa.
Luxury Beauty Salon
Kazakhstan – Estetique;
Luxury Aircraft Brand – Bombardier the evolution of mobility
Luxury Car Brand – Rolls-Royce
Luxury Champagne Brand – Dom Pérignon;
Luxury Cosmetics – Dior;
Luxury Fashion Brand – Chanel;
Luxury Jewelry Brand – Cartier;
Luxury Watch Brand – Audemars Piguet;
Luxury Yacht Brand – Ferretti yachts.
Over the past years the Luxury Lifestyle Awards event has already brought together 1,000 participants from more than 50 countries, recognizing around 250 winners across various industries.
This year 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, MAO, juice partner, Movenpick, ice cream partner, Blowout&go, beauty partner, BMORE Bugatti, fashion partner, Fairmont Dubai, hotel partner, Bassem Al Qassem, perfume partner, Luxury World Key Concierge, Concierge Partner of the Awards to name a few.
For more information on Lifestyle Awards Middle East and Africa 2016, please visit www.luxurylifestyleawards.com