Russian Hospitality Awards 2017 are entering the final stage when scores will be audited and summed up.

The jury has spent two weeks reviewing and appraising presentations from hotels in 23 nominations, projects from three development companies and the performance of 21 general managers.

To rule out errors, scores given by experts are signed off and forwarded to Deloitte CIS, auditor and independent partner of the Awards. Experts will check the authenticity of the scores given by all 15 jury members by contacting each and every one of them. This will help ensure confidence in the final results.

After the audit is over, the auditor will sum experts’ scores with systems and ratings for each property to identify five leaders in each nomination.

Finalists will be announced as early as 18 December, and each will receive one invitation to the 4th Awards Ceremony on 19 February 2018 at Lotte Hotel Moscow. In addition to general managers of the finalist hotels, invitations to the hospitality ball are sent out to company managers and the mass media. The dress code for the event is a traditional black tie.

At this festive event, project partners will present services and solutions to the best of class in the hotel business while hoteliers will meet their peers and learn about innovations in their industry. Amongst the participants are individual hotels and representatives of hotel chains, such as IHG, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, Hilton Hotels, Marriott International, Accor Group and others.

Consultant of Russian Hospitality Awards 2017 is Cushman & Wakefield, an international company that has participated in developing contest terms and conditions and nominations criteria. The partners of the project include Elanna, F5 Service, Peroni, Gerolsteiner, Cosmos GroupVilleroy & BochID CourierSignum, Vileda Professional, ANS Lingua, LasvitWorld Business Channel