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.
2019 Recipients: Anders Nissen, CEO, Pandox
The nomination period for the Hot.E Deal of the Year Awards is closed.
The Hot.E Deal of the Year Awards in the categories of transaction and M&A/portfolio are awarded to 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, and the winners are determined by delegate votes leading up to Hot.E.
Transaction of the Year
The Hot.E Transaction of the Year Award recognizes a hotel(s) and/or resort(s) in which more than a 50 percent ownership stake has been acquired (transaction closed) in Europe between 1 August 2018 and 31 July 2019.
2019 Transaction of the Year Recipient:
The Westin Paris in Vendôme, Paris, France
Merger & Acquisition/Portfolio of the Year
The Hot.E M&A/Portfolio of the Year Award recognizes an acquisition of a controlling stake in a portfolio of hotels, company, or brand ownership entity in Europe between 1 August 2018 and 31 July 2019.
2019 Merger & Acquisition/Portfolio of the Year Recipient:
NH Hotel Group acquisition by Minor International