Are you a hotelier with outstanding and successful innovations? Apply now for a chance to win! #WHA18 #ApplyNow

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Published on 04/09/18 - Updated on 17/03/22


As management expert Peter Drucker said, “The best way to predict the future is to create it.” We are calling hoteliers from all over the world, the ones who drive innovation everyday. Be part of the competition! This is your chance to showcase your talents and participate in a movement to recognize excellence!

The Worldwide Hospitality Awards, renowned international competition for hotels and tourist accommodations, have been rewarding for 19 years the best innovations and creative initiatives of the International Hospitality Industry.

The final ceremony will take place at the Intercontinental Paris Le Grand in the Opéra salon, classified monument and one of the most reputed places in Paris for prestigious evening events, on Wednesday, November 7th, 2018, gathering more than 800 attendees.


Discover 2018 categories:


1. Best communication program

TV spots, radio, magazines, displays, Internet. Show us how you communicate in 2018!


2. Best brand marketing operation

Present your marketing campaigns that really break down how it works!


3. Best initiative in sustainable development & social responsibility

Promote your sustainability projects and be a green team talent!

Support your social responsibility projects and play a more responsible role in the hospitality world!


4. Best initiative in human resources and talent management

Your human resources policies are a model? Affirm your role as an expert!


5. Best innovation in hotel concept

New concept, new services in design, technology and services: make the hospitality family dream!


6. Best Innovation in Services in Addition to Accommodations

New concept, a new service in catering, bar, room-service, fitness and wellness, banqueting, non-exhaustive list!


 7. Best "Wow" Effect for A Luxury Hotel

As ‘Excellence is a model’, please share how you wow your guests!


8. Best Digital Innovation

The future is digital, show us how far you are now!


9. Best Hotelier

Are you the best General Manager ever? Tell us why!


10. Best Iconic Employee

Are you an exemplary employee? You need to stand out!


11. Best Professional Success

So young and already an impressive career path, tell us your secret!


Are you ready to share your passion for your team work and achievements?

Enter the competition now!


Where to start?

All you need is to register online, pay the fee and submit your applications:

  • Name of your project
  • HD photo of your project
  • A 2-line summary of your project (25 words max.)
  • A summary of your project (5,000 characters max.)
  • Presentation PDF (10-20 slides max.)


Submission deadline: September 21st, 2018


Registration through our online store:…


See past winners HERE.


Do not miss the sumptuous cocktail dinner immediately afterwards by chef Laurent André and a guest Chef and opportunity to meet your hospitality family, regulars won’t. ?


More info on:

Contact: or +33 1 83 81 40 13


We wish you the very best of luck!

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