The voting was done by the public and trade, and far exceeded this year’s expectations. An impressive number of this year’s winners were able to be present to be honored with the Signum Virtutis – the seal of excellence, which was bestowed upon them by the Seven Star Global Luxury Award’s panel. This year’s guests included Mag. Michael Spalek (Austria’s Authority of the Ministry of Economy & Tourism), HE Ahmed Adeeb Abdul Gafoor (Maldives’ Minister of Tourism), the Della Torre e Tasso family, Dona Alicia de Villapadierna and Mrs. Ijlal Kastal Erdogan (Director of the Turkish Tourism Office).
HE Ahmed Adeeb Abdul Gafoor, The Minister of Tourism of Maldives was the recipient of the Seven Star Global Luxury Award special achievement award for “outstanding achievement in Tourism for having maintained the flow of Tourism to the Maldives through extraordinary times and having successfully carried the country through a major recession.”
The Seven Star Global Luxury Award is supported by an impressive collection of international media partners, including: eTurboNews, Signature Luxury Travel & Lifestyle, Luxury Travel Blog, Luxe In A City, Le City Deluxe, Room Critic, The Top Tier, Global Living Magazine, Luxe Getaways, Essential Marbella Magazine, Caprice and Society Marbella. Strategic partners include Let’s Go Maldives, World Wine Services, Castello di Duino, Nozomi and Gold Emotion.
For more information and full list of winners visit http://www.SevenStarAward.com