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#LuxuryLifeStyleAward 2016

Winners announced for the Luxury Lifestyle Awards Middle East and Africa 2016

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.

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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.

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
  • 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 – 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

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.

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.