Awards

The Hot.E Hall of Fame Award

The Hot.E Hall of Fame Award recognizes an investor, developer, or hotel leader whose career has had a profound and positive impact on the European hotel industry. The honoree is recognized for their business success, intellectual leadership, and personal dedication to maintaining the highest professional and ethical standards. We are pleased to present this Hall of Fame Award to a most fitting recipient. For more information on the awards or the 2018 recipients, please click here.

2018 Recipients: Tim and Kit Kemp, co-founders of Firmdale Hotels

Deal of the Year Awards 2018

The nomination period for the Hot.E Deal of the Year Awards is now open. Winners will be announced at Hot.E on 27 September 2018.

The Hot.E Transaction of the Year and M&A/Portfolio of the Year Awards are given to the transaction, merger or acquisition of the year representing the most significant and/or dynamic deals. Nominations are open to the entire industry. A committee of industry peers votes to create a shortlist of three deals for each category, the final winners from which are determined by delegate votes immediately prior to Hot.E.

Merger & Acquisition/Portfolio of the Year
The Hot.E Merger & Acquisition/Portfolio of the Year Award recognizes an acquisition of a controlling stake in a portfolio of hotels, company, or brand ownership entity in Europe between 1 August 2017 and 31 July 2018. 

Transaction of the Year
The Hot.E Asset Transaction of the Year Award recognizes a hotel or resort in which more than a 50 percent ownership stake has been acquired (transaction closed) in Europe between 1 August 2017 and 31 July 2018. 

In case of any questions, please contact Hot.E Conference Manager, Pat Martin.