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We are thrilled to announce the winners of the first ever Celebrated Shining Star Awards!

These awards honor the hard work and dedication of the best of the travel industry. We see the exceptional work travel advisors and hotelier teams do every day and are proud to broadcast their celebrated efforts by honoring the industry’s elite!

We were overwhelmed by the voting response and are grateful for all the travel advisors and hoteliers who nominated and voted! Your expertise and valued opinions are always appreciated.

This year’s Celebrated Shining Star Winners below (noted in bold) and would like to acknowledge the worthy Nominees:

Hotel Categories voted for by Travel Advisors & The Celebrated Team

Celebrated Hotel of the Year – Italy

COMO Castello del Nero

Grand Hotel Miramare

WinnerGrand Hotel Tremezzo

Portrait Firenze

Rosewood Castiglion del Bosco

Villa La Massa

Villa Spalletti Trivelli

 

Celebrated Hotel of the Year – England

Beaverbrook

Chewton Glen

Winner Corinthia London

Grantley Hall

Hotel Café Royal

Rosewood London

The Milestone Hotel & Residences

 

Celebrated Hotel of the Year – Ireland

Adare Manor

WinnerAshford Castle

Culloden Estate

Dromoland Castle

Killarney Park

Sheen Falls Lodge

The Shelbourne

The Westbury

 

Celebrated Hotel of the Year – Scotland

Cameron House

Cheval Edinburgh The Grand

Cromlix

Winner – Gleneagles

Isle of Eriska

Kimpton Charlotte Square

The Torridon

 

And a very special congratulations to…

Celebrated Hotel of the Year

WinnerAshford Castle

Beaverbrook

Dromoland Castle

Gleneagles

Grand Hotel Tremezzo

Portrait Firenze

Rosewood Castiglion del Bosco

The Milestone

 

Family-Friendly Celebrated Hotel of the Year

Borgo Egnazia

Gardena Grödnerhof

Gleneagles

Rosewood London

WinnerThe Rubens at the Palace

The Goring

The Grove

 

Rising Star Celebrated Hotel of the Year (the best new or re-imagined property)

Anantara The Marker Dublin

Cashel Palace

Castelfalfi

Gleneagles Townhouse

Winner Passalacqua

Portrait Milano

Six Senses Rome

Umiltà 36

 

Celebrated Home of the Year

Apartments at COMO Metropolitan London

Candacraig in the Scottish Highlands

Cheval Old Town Chambers in Edinburgh

Glin Castle on the Shannon River

Henry’s Townhouse in London

The Milestone Residences in London

Villas of Il Borro in Tuscany

WinnerVillas of Villa d’Este on Lake Como

 

Concierge/Guest Services Team of the Year

Gleneagles

Hotel Hassler Roma

Kimpton Charlotte Square

One Aldwych

Rosewood London

Winner – The Goring

The Stafford

 

Hotel Sales Team of the Year

Adare Manor

Ashford Castle

Baglioni Hotels

Brown’s Hotel

Corinthia Hotel London

Grand Hotel Victoria (R Collection)

One Aldwych

The K Club

Winner -The Westbury Dublin

 

Hotel Sales Professional of the Year

Ashley Thomson, Gleneagles

Bronagh Kelleher, Fitzwilliam Dublin

Eoin McGrath, Culloden Estate (Hastings Hotels)

Maria Gasparella, Villa d’Este

Marie Chawke, Dromoland Castle

Winner – Sheila King, Sheen Falls Lodge

Sheila O’Sullivan, Killarney Park

Steve Fenton, Glenlo Abbey (MHL Collection)

 

And a special cheers to all the nominees as it was such a close vote!

Celebrated Hotelier of the Year

Alain Bullo, Londra Palace

Winner Andrew Pike, The Milestone Hotel & Residences

JP Kavanagh, The Shelbourne

Maria Rita Bellini, Antica Torre di Via Tornabuoni 1

Mark Nolan, Dromoland Castle

Rossella De Filippo, Palazzo Margherita

Silvio Vettorello, Grand Hotel Tremezzo

 

Travel Advisor Categories – Voted for by Celebrated Hoteliers & The Celebrated Team

Celebrated Legend of the Year: Katherine Gould, Brownell

Celebrated Hero of the Year: Cate Caruso, Cadence

Celebrated Loyalty Award: Kathi Sheridan, McCabe World Travel

Celebrated Rising Star: Emily Martins, SmartFlyer

 

 

Travel Advisor CategoriesVoted for by Celebrated Hoteliers & The Celebrated Team

Celebrated Legend of the Year: Katherine Gould, Brownell

Celebrated Hero of the Year: Cate Caruso, Cadence

Celebrated Loyalty Award: Kathi Sheridan, McCabe World Travel

Celebrated Rising Star: Emily Martins, SmartFlyer