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AltoVita Announces Winners of The Altos: The 2021 Global Corporate Home Awards

  • The awards celebrate innovation and those who excel in corporate homes industry as demand for ‘work from anywhere’ grows

London, UK; 7th December 2021: AltoVita, the award-winning flexible furnished housing specialist that delivers cloud-based enterprise software with a human-centric approach, has announced the winners of The Altos: the 2nd annual Global Corporate Home Awards. Hosted at The Wellington in London, UK, and in partnership with Short Term Rentalz and Serviced Apartment News, The Altos are the only awards dedicated to hospitality operators of corporate housing accommodations. The awards brought together professionals and teams across the industry to celebrate innovation and the sector’s resilience after a tough two years.

The awards were judged by a range of industry experts, including George Westwell, former CEO at Cheval Collection; Simon Lehmann, CEO and Co-Founder of AJL Atelier; Carol Fergus, Director, Global Travel, Events & Ground Transportation of Fidelity International and Chantal Noble Haldorsen, VC Lead at Certares Management, with the individual Hospitality Professional award voted for by the public. The Altos winners are as followed: ● Best Home Design - STAY Camden ● Best Sustainability & CSR Initiatives - Lamington Group, room2 Chiswick ● Best Innovative Use of Technology - Charles Hope Apartments ● Best Family Friendly Home - Tempd ● Best Work-from-Anywhere Home - Blueground ● Diversity & Inclusion Award - Furnished Quarters ● Best Hospitality Operator Company - North America - dluxSuites ● Best Hospitality Operator Company - Europe - UnderTheDoormat ● Best Hospitality Operator Company - Middle East & Africa - Nox Rentals ● Best Hospitality Operator Company - APAC - The Urban Butler ● Best Hospitality Operator Company - LATAM - Oasis Collections ● Hospitality Professional of the Year - Anshul V Mehta ● Excellence in Safety & Security - Breezeway

Vivi Cahyadi Himmel, CEO and Co-Founder at AltoVita, commented: “It was fantastic to bring together our industry for an evening of celebration at The Altos. It’s been a difficult couple of years for the hospitality and corporate home industry, so it was a joy to toast to the sector’s resilience and innovation. A huge thank you to our brilliant judges and everyone who came together to make this event a success. We look forward to seeing the growth and creativity of the industry over the next year, and welcoming everyone back at next year’s event.”

The Master of Ceremonies for The Altos was renowned industry veteran Brian Friedman, he commented: “The Altos are a must-attend event for the corporate housing industry. The standard of entry from both winners and short-listed nominees was exceptional and kudos to everyone who took part in such a memorable evening”

Our keynote speaker, Ami Kotecha, Co-Founder of Amro Partners & Head of Venture Investments highlighted the significance of ESG in the corporate hospitality sector. Her key message was that “the hospitality sector has the opportunity of making ESG a core value driver – with corporate travel being one of the largest sources of emissions, the sector can drive tremendous value by offering environmentally accredited product. Vivi and Karolina are setting high sustainability standards for Alto Vita and undoubtedly, all their partners and the ecosystem will benefit from their leadership in this area.”

More information about The Altos is available here.

This was posted in Bdaily's Members' News section by AltoVita .

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