Boutique & Lifestyle Lodging Association and Hospitality Design Magazine Extend Entry Deadline Due to Overwhelming Response
BLLA is really “into” these Awards and so are the properties submitting an entry to compete. Judges have begun work and everything is in process. There was also a wire sent out today to announce an extension to the deadline which is now set for Saturday, August 21st. Best of Luck to everyone! Following is a copy of the gist of the press release.
LOS ANGELES, CALIF. August 17, 2010 – The Boutique & Lifestyle Lodging Association (BLLA) and Hospitality Design Magazine are excited to announce that after the overwhelming response to the First annual Boutique & Lifestyle Hospitality Awards, the deadline for entries has been extended until Saturday, Midnight PT, August 21, 2010 for entries submitted online.
The First annual Boutique & Lifestyle Hospitality Awards will be presented at the HD Boutique Show, September 15, 2010 in Miami, Fla. BLLA and Hospitality Design Magazine are co-founders of the Award and will jointly present this Award for the honoree and finalists at a luncheon on September 15, 2010 at the Miami Beach Convention Center. This is the only hospitality award in the world that focuses specifically on the very special boutique & lifestyle sector.
The Awards being presented include: Boutique Hotel of the Year, Lifestyle Hotel of the Year and Boutique & Lifestyle Hotelier of the Year. Each will showcase one property and the 3 runner-ups as the pinnacle of achievement for Boutique & Lifestyle Hotels worldwide while the Hotelier of the Year will be one very accomplished industry executive. Winners will be presented with certificates, the icon Award and global industry exposure during the Luncheon Ceremony on September 15th, 12:30 – 2:00 pm in Miami.