BREAKING NEWS: Boutique Hotelier Power List 2017 – Industry Titans revealed


Today, Boutique Hotelier can officially start to reveal who has made this year’s 2017 Power List, kicking off with the unveiling of the top 10 Industry Titans category.

The Power List is a celebration of individuals responsible for leading, spearheading and encouraging in their own hotels up and down the country are intrinsic to the success of the sector.

And now every day this week, we will reveal the 10 finalists in each category, as the industry watches with anticipation to see who has made the top 50.

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The Industry Titans category, sponsored by Frima, recognises those who make the boutique hotel sector a truly dynamic, hot house of innovation.

“Innovation is something Frima values hugely,” the company comments. “The Industry Titans are innovators. They are the ones who are creating new concepts and ideas – the same concepts and ideas that will ultimately become part of the foundation of the success of the hotel industry.

The special guide honours 50 of the market’s most deserved individuals and pay tribute to their achievements over the past 12 months.

So how did we select the 50 companies and individuals in the first place? Well, ultimately we left it to the industry to decide by inviting the market to recommend the most dedicated industry professionals.

Additionally, we have taken into account the news stories and developments we have featured in Boutique Hotelier magazine and over the last 12 months, paying attention to examples of growth and best practice.

As you’ll see from reading the profiles of the 50 individuals and companies selected, the level of innovation taking place in the industry is remarkable — and something that deserves to be celebrated.



Patrick Burke, managing director, The Atlantic Hotel

Ian and Christa Taylor, owners, Kaleidoscope Collection

Andrew McKenzie, managing director, The Vineyard

Carrie Wicks, CEO, Leeu Collection

Sue Williams, general manager, Whatley Manor

Jonathan Stapleton, general manager, The Royal Crescent Hotel Bath

Calum Milne, managing director, Llangoed Hall

Danny Pecorelli, managing director, Exclusive Hotels and Venues

Claire Randall, managing director, Lucknam Park

James Hiley-Jones, managing director, Greenclose Hotels

Watch this space tomorrow as we reveal the top 10 Business Leaders category.

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