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 2017 recipient, please click here.

2017 Recipient: Russell Kett, Chairman of the London office, HVS

Deal of the Year Awards 2017

2017 Winners were announced at the conference on 27 September. Details for 2018 nominations will be available in May.

The Hot.E Single Asset Transaction and M&A/Portfolio Deal 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 between1 August 2016 and 31 July 2017.

Invesco Real Estate Portfolio sale to Pandox was named 2017 Merger & Acquisition/Portfolio of the Year. Click here for more info.

Single Asset Transaction of the Year
The Hot.E Single 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 2016 and 31 July 2017.

Le Meridien Etoile was named 2017 Single Asset Transaction of the Year. Click here for more info.