Award nomination for the 2020 Hall of Fame is now closed. Please see below for the categories which will be awarded on the night. To attend the awards ceremony, please book your tickets here.
Young Manager of the Year
The Young Manager of the Year Award will be awarded to an individual who has created a major impact on the performance of the business or department within a business, through the application of strong management techniques, business understanding, strategic appreciation and people management skills", aged 35 years or younger (as of 31 December 2019 for the 2020 Awards).
Young Entrepreneur of the Year
This Award has been created to recognise young entrepreneurs working within the travel, leisure and hospitality sector. This Award acknowledges the passion and drive behind an entrepreneur, whether the company is private or listed, family owned or private equity backed, across all commercial and industrial sectors, and at any stage of business development. Candidates must be aged 35 years or younger (as of 31 December 2019 for the 2020 Awards).
The Hall of Fame Sustainable Business Award
The Hall of Fame Sustainable Business Award recognizes a travel or hospitality business that places sustainable business practices at the core of their company ideology.
For many ethically-aware consumers, the notion of sustainability has become a key factor in informing purchase decisions. From the tractability of the food on their plate to the impact of their next holiday, either on the environment or the communities they visit, the consumer has become greatly more aware of how their actions impact the world around them.
The winner of this award will be a business that is able to demonstrate how their sustainable credentials positively impacts their stakeholders, employees, consumers and financials.
Business Achievement Award
We are currently seeking nominations for this Award. This award will be presented to an individual or company deemed by the Hall of Fame judging committee to have made a significant and measureable business achievement within the past 12 months.
Hall of Fame Membership
Induction into the Hall of Fame is an honour bestowed on only the most successful and the most remarkable operators in the travel, hospitality, leisure and tourism sectors.
Being elected to the Hall of Fame represents the ultimate proof of peer recognition for a successful career or a remarkable achievement. Inductees will have developed businessses that have changed the face or the course of their industry sector and had a profound influence on their fellow professionals. Their success will have been often mimicked, but never bettered.