Leading Hotels of the World Awards
The Leading Hotels of the World hosted its 2015 Annual Convention for its more than 400 uncommon luxury member hotels, in Lausanne, Switzerland, from November 22 to 24. Each year, the organization honors and celebrates the success of the hoteliers and hotels within the collection. The award ceremony, held at Leading Hotel, Fairmont Le Montreux Palace, recognized six member hotels and hoteliers for their unrelenting commitment to creating happy guests, passion for delivering remarkably uncommon experiences and exemplary leadership in and contribution to the art of hospitality.
The sixth annual Leading Legends Award was presented to two honorees, Ernst A. Scherz of Gstaad Palace, Palacestrasse, Switzerland and Jean Jacques Gauer of Lausanne Palace & Spa, Lausanne, Switzerland. The New Member of the Year Award goes to the Conservatorium Hotel in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The Remarkably Uncommon Award goes to The Merrion in Dublin with most pieces by 19th and 20th century Irish artists. The Ritz London was named the winner for 2015 Leaders Club Collaboration Award. The Happy Guest Award was Baur au Lac in Zurich, Switzerland.