Winners announced for the Luxury Lifestyle Awards MEA 2016

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.

Ali El Kholy, Hatem Essawi, Ahmed Khalifa, Dina Butti, Ahmed Tarek, Galal El-Sherbiny, Mohsen Rizk and Wagih Tarek (Studio Five Cairo)

The full list of winners 2016 included:

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
  • Qatar – AltaModa
  • Turkey – Kerim Carmikli ic mimarlik
  • Saudi Arabia – 3Sixty Degrees
  • UAE – WA International

Luxury Spa& Wellness Center

  • 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 – ÇIĞDEM 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 Boutique Hotel

  • Turkey – Palmarina Bodrun

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 Night Club

  • UAE – Cavalli Club

Diamond Winner's Certificate

Luxury Interior Design & Architecture Company

  • South Africa – Darley Interior Architectural Design

Luxury Event Service

  • South Africa – Wedding Concepts

Eco Luxury

  • Middle East – Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa

Luxury Beauty Salon

  • Kazakhstan – Estetique

International winners:

  • 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.

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About Luxury Lifestyle Awards:

Luxury Lifestyle Awards is an international award granted to companies in luxury segment for their initiatives and outstanding achievements. World best companies and brands of luxury class participate in the Award in different categories: Real Estate, Luxury Hotels, Private Banking, Yachting, Jewellery Brand, Interior Design Studio etc.

The Award is aimed at obtainment of impartial, independent, and large-scale evaluation of the companies. 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.

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