Wladimir Klitschko has received the Connoisseur Circle Special Award “Entrepreneur of the year 2014” as the most successful newcomer to the luxury hotel industry with 11 Mirrors Design Hotel (Ukraine). The prize-giving procedure has taken place during "360° Luxury Networking Event" on the 11st of March at the Kameha Suite in the heart of Frankfurt-on-Main (Germany).
The organizers of the evening were the Lobster Group and the luxury travel and lifestyle magazine, Connoisseur Circle, created an amazing networking atmosphere for the most outstanding hospitality professionals from the whole world in the premium-party style. More than 400 tour operators, hoteliers and travel experts from the international luxury tourism have witnessed the award-receiving ceremony.
“Connoisseur Circle the highest rated luxury travel magazine in the German speaking market, feels honored to award a new visionary in the hospitality business: Wladimir Klitschko an entrepreneur, who used his knowledge acquired by extensive travelling, to present a new Hospitality-concept to the capital of the Ukraine. By opening the first true Design Hotel in Kiev with top class features for both – business and leisure guests, Mr. Klitschko achieved to build a magical sanctuary for the cosmopolitan traveler,” – comments Simone Dressler, Editor in Chief at Connoisseur Circle.
Wladimir Klitschko thanked the organizers and guests with a personal video message. Here are some quotes from his speech: “I am incredibly honored to receive the Connoisseur Circle Special Award “Entrepreneur of the year 2014” and I would like to thank Connoisseur Circle for it. To be considered for this award is a great honor for me and I highly appreciate your decision regarding 11 Mirrors Design Hotel. I spend a significant amount of time out of home. Since I am 14 I’ve been travelling a lot, living in hotels all over the world always having contrasting experiences.
Hotels and travelling are important parts of my lifestyle, my comfort and my mood. So being a demanding traveler I always had a dream to create ideal hotel - a special and unique one, with stunning design, functionality, and magnificent atmosphere. Simply speaking - the hotel that makes ones happy! It was a dream that came true. It was not easy, 11 Mirrors’ amazing team supported all my ideas and helped to turn them into reality. At the moment 11 Mirrors Design Hotel is one of the leading luxury hotels in Kyiv and Ukraine and I am thrilled to be awarded for that”.
The memorable award was passed to 11 Mirrors’ representatives – Galyna Martynuyk, Sales Director and Daria Nykyforova, Brand Director at DEOL Partners, the managing company and developer of the first design hotel in Ukraine.