One&Only The Palm won Gulf Connoisseur's prestigious award for best Luxury hotel in the UAE
. During the event, Meena Das Narayan, Publisher & Group Editor, of Gulf Connoisseur said, "Dubai's One&Only The Palm is a refined resort that pampers the emotions and senses with luxuriously styled rooms, mansions and villas which are surrounded by immaculate gardens, intricate fountains and sparkling pools"
The award was received by One&Only The Palm's Resident Manager Mr. Oliver Sturmayr and Mr. Moorthy Mudaliar the Operations Manager, as it was presented by Mr. Nadim Ghrayeb, Brand Manager Cadillac.
Gulf Connoisseur – the Gulf's premier luxury lifestyle magazine, celebrated its 10th anniversary at the Connoisseur's Night, an exclusive gala awards function hosted by the magazine at the Intercontinental Promenade, Dubai Festival City. In what proved to be a night of excellence, the best in the world of luxury fashion, watches, beauty, automobiles, hospitality, spas and restaurants were recognized for their exceptional contribution and presented with the prestigious Gulf Connoisseur Award
The panel of judges for this year comprised of three acknowledged connoisseurs in their respective industries: Mohi-Din BinHendi, Founder-President of Bin Hendi Enterprises L.L.C; Ingie Chalhoub, Founder, President and Managing Director of the Etoile Group and K.Rajaram, Chief Executive Officer of Al Nabooda Automobiles. Choosing from an elite group of nominations in each category, the judges selected the most outstanding product launches and services of 2012.
For 250 of the most discerning connoisseurs and the who's who of the region who attended the function, the Connoisseur's Night was one to remember.