THE MOREPISTS PRESS
Lugano, 18th April 2009
Mr. Nawfal Chedrawy in the name of Lebanon Countryside and Natural Tourism of Besharre District won the Award of Natural Tourism in Lugano 18th of April 2009. The first edition of Meeting Luxury, the new international exhibition held in the city of Lugano from 16th to 18th April 2009, was a great achievement for Lebanon.
In the other side this is the details of press office release – the congress Exhibition Center- Lugano:
The Winners of the Luxury Tourism Awards Announced Last Night at the Hotel Splendide Royal of Lugano
in the prestigious Hotel Splendide Royal, the winners of the Luxury Tourism Awards, the official recognition of the trade show Meeting Luxury, in Lugano from 16th to 18th April 2009, were announced by Benedetta Canossi, Exhibition Manager of Meeting Luxury.
In front of an exceptional jury consisting of authorities like the Honourable Paolo Beltraminelli and Ms Bettina Stark, Public Relations Manager of the city of Lugano, of international Media Partner, of UBS Bank and of official delegation members of the candidating destinations, the winners received the award directly from the jury.
Professor Rico Maggi, Vice Dean of the Faculty of Economics from the University of Italian Switzerland USI, Ms Flavia St.
Clair, President of Exclusive Travel Canada, Mr Danilo Pomes, Responsible of Raro Viaggi Italy coordinated the winners of each participating category.
For the category “Luxury Naturalistic Destinations” winners have been announced:
Northern Cape Province:
–Area of Becharre – Lebanon represented by Nawfal Chedrawy
-Ras Al Khaimah Tourism
-Thabazimbi – Province of Limpopo
For the category “ Luxury Entertainment Destinations” have been announced:
Cape Town (winner of this category)
For the category “Luxury Seaside Destinations” have been announced:
-Sultanate of Oman (winner of this category)
For the category “ Luxury Hotel” the jury has awarded:
-Tombolo Talasso Resort as Luxury Spa Hotel
-L’Albergo della Regina Isabella as Luxury Spa Hotel
-The Grand Hotel Excelsior Vittoria as Luxury Beach Hotel
-Colonna Beach Hotel and Resort as Luxury Beach Hotel
After the due acknowledgement to the representatives of the City of Lugano from the Organization which highly appreciated the support of the city authority, and to the delegates of the UBS, precious partner of the event, the winner expressed their satisfaction and thankfulness for the warm welcome at Lugano and the professionalism of the event Meeting Luxury.
An amazing success therefore for everybody, a very positive beginning for this new, international trade show which, already in the first edition, has fully satisfied the expectancy of the participants and has already all the enthusiasm and new ideas for the next adventure.
Press Office Meeting Luxury