BREAKING NEWS: Nominations open for Boutique Hotelier Power List 2020


The nominations for The Boutique Hotelier Power List 2020 nominations have now opened.

Launched in 2016, the Power List is a celebration of individuals responsible for leading, spearheading and encouraging in their own hotels up and down the country and who are intrinsic to the success of the sector.

Published in April in the bumper edition of the monthly magazine, this special guide will honour 50 of the market’s most deserved individuals and pay tribute to their achievements over the past year.

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From the executives behind the most influential boutique brands to the rising stars putting their own hotels on the map, the Power List has become the ultimate record of the people helping to make the UK boutique hotel market one of the world’s greatest.


The Power List is aimed at recognising the people at owner and manager level who play a major part in shaping the way that their hotels look and how staff operate in their business.

This includes owners, operators, managers and senior executives of boutique, independent and lifestyle hotels, or any other key decision-maker in the hotel business.

Individuals can not feature in two consecutive years of the Power List – they must miss a year before resubmitting an application.

The Power List applies to individuals employed by any boutique hotel or independent hotel operator. For example, this includes city centre boutique hotels, country house hotels, hotel groups of five properties or less, pubs with rooms and restaurants with rooms.


We are now calling for the industry to nominate who they believe to be most deserving of a place in our 2019 Power List, with the nominations process now open to anybody working within the hotel sector.

Simply click on the nomination form HEREgive a short description of the individual(s) you wish to nominate and click submit before the deadline of Thursday 12 March 2019.

The Boutique Hotelier Power List will be split into the following categories:
– Market marvels sponsored by Guest Talk
– Industry titans – sponsored by Journey
– Business leaders – sponsored by Dormakarba
– Young trailblazerssponsored by jdr
– Unsung heroessponsored by Profitroom

Operators are free to nominate individuals from within their own businesses.

Sponsors of the Unsung Heroes category, Profitroom said: “We’re thrilled to be sponsoring the Unsung Heroes category of Power List 2020. Just like us, these candidates are dedicated and passionate with a thirst to deliver results. Simply more Bookings. Guaranteed!- That’s our motto and we’ve been uplifting revenue and profit for hotels and resorts around the world for over 12 years with our very own award winning technology. We live by our results as we’re only successful when our clients are, so we take great pride in sharing some of our most recent success stories on our website.”

Sponsors of the Industry Titans category, Journey said the company was ‘delighted’ to be supporting the Power List 2020.

“Journey is delighted to sponsor the Power List 2020. In the hospitality business success comes from drive and passion and an inspiring role model. These individuals have the right skills and qualities to maximise and shape the performance and results of their entire team so they exceed the needs of guests and increase employee happiness. We chose to sponsor the Industry Titans category as these transformational individuals continue to blaze a trail and shape the hospitality industry. We look forward to continuing to provide outstanding products, programmes and services to our existing clients and building new relationships through the Power List 2020.”

Dormakarba is sponsoring the Business Leaders category for the first time.

The company comments: “As a pioneer of access management software, electronic locking systems and mobile access, we are driven to redefine hotel systems to offer the highest level of control, safety and efficiency. Our extensive product portfolio affords the architect developer and property manager creative and operational freedom, while addressing the functional needs of the hotel by controlling and monitoring access at every entry point of the property. Our guest-centric solutions merge security with convenience – creating a safer and more welcoming environment to enhance the overall guest experience.”

As the Power List will be produced as part of a bumper edition of Boutique Hotelier distributed to a select named audience of hotel owners, managers and operators, throughout the year at events and our annual awards.

Companies interested in taking advantage of advertising or marketing opportunities around the edition should contact commercial manager Richelle Rimmer as soon as possible.


Discover who made the Power List 2019 here

Discover who made the Power List 2018 here

Discover who made the Power List 2017 here

Discover who made the Power List 2016 here

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