Awards

HICSA Hotels of the Year Awards 2020

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The HICSA Hotels of the Year Awards were instituted to honour and recognise the most outstanding hotel developments in the previous year in South Asia. Having received accolades and building upon the resounding success of the investiture ceremonies, we are pleased to announce the HICSA Hotels of the Year Awards - 2020.

The awards have over the past ten years grown from strength-to-strength and now encompass a wide range of accommodation products across the lodging industry. Since its inception, more than 400 hotels have been nominated in various categories.

This year we invite nominations for the following six categories:
  • Best Luxury/ Upper Upscale Hotel
  • Best Upscale Hotel
  • Best Upper Mid-Market Hotel
  • Best Mid-Market Hotel
  • Best Budget/ Economy Hotel
  • Best Conversion Hotel
Eligibility criteria (New Hotels) for the nomination:
  • Hotels opened in the South Asian Region
  • Property should be newly built and should have commenced operations between November 2018 and December 2019.
Eligibility criteria (Conversion Hotels) for the nomination:
  • Hotels opened in the South Asian Region
  • Property should have converted (branded or re-branded) between January 1st 2018 and March 31st 2019.
Nomination Process:
  • Nomination forms for New Hotels may be downloaded (click here to download) from December 1, 2019
  • Nomination forms for Conversion Hotels may be downloaded (click here to download) from December 1, 2019
  • Completed nomination form should be emailed to hicsa@hotelivate.com or radhika@hotelivate.com
  • All forms must be submitted by February 15, 2020.
Judging Process:

Short-listing will be initiated by an independent panel comprising key industry leaders. Three entries from each category will be presented to all HICSA attendees for an electronic voting procedure.

The winners will be announced on April 1, 2020 as part of the conference programme.

Important Dates:
Last Date of receiving the nominationsFebruary 15, 2020
Online VotingMarch 1 - April 1, 2020
Final results to be announcedApril 1, 2020
Note:
  • The organisers reserve the right to disqualify any nomination. The short-listing of the nominees will be done by an independent panel.
  • The decision of the panel in this regard will be final.

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