2013 Concierge Choice Award Winners AnnouncedOctober 2, 2013 - by City Guide News Desk
On September 30, 2013, the New York City Association of Hotel Concierges (NYCAHC) hosted the 2013 Concierge Choice Awards, the hospitality industry's most prestigious awards gala, at the Loeb Boathouse in Central Park. Established in 2007, the Concierge Choice Awards (CCA) recognizes companies, organizations, and individuals who create exceptional experiences for New York City visitors. Voted on by NYCAHC members, these prestigious awards recognize the city's elite in the tourist, theater, restaurant, retail, service, and transportation industries. A portion of the proceeds raised at the event is donated to Les Clefs d'Or Relief Foundation and NYCAHC Charitable Fund.
Davler Media Group, publisher of City Guide and Promenade magazines, hosted the awards dinner. The Master of Ceremonies was PIX 11 News commentator/legal analyst Lionel. The awards were presented by the concierges to the winners in fifteen different categories, representing the best in NYC hospitality. The entertainment was provided by Donald Webber, Jr. and Ariana DeBose (Motown the Musical) and Steven Pasquale (The Bridges of Madison County).
The 2013 Concierge Choice Award winners:
Tourist Attraction - New York Botanical Garden
Sightseeing & Tours - On Location Tours
Cultural Institution - Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Spa/Beauty Salon - The Peninsula Spa
Retail Stores - Century 21
Specialty Stores - Starbright Floral Design
Limousine Service - Commonwealth Worldwide
Entertainment Services - Oscar's Resources Inc.
Casual Dining - Hakkasan New York
Elegant Restaurant - The Modern
New Restaurant - The Sea Fire Grill
Chef - Michael White, Marea
Maître D' or Manager - Rocky Cirino, Marea
Nightlife - 54 Below
Broadway Show - Kinky Boots
All of the Concierge Choice Awards nominees and winners can be found on the event website: www.conciergechoiceawards.com.
Commenting on the evening, Davler Media Group CEO David Miller said, "Over the last seven years, this has become a highly coveted award because the concierge community really knows which institutions and individuals go above and beyond to deliver great service. If someone is recognized by NYCAHC, they richly deserve that honor."
The New York City Association of Hotel Concierges (NYCAHC) is an incorporated, not-for-profit group that fosters growth and development in the concierge profession and the hospitality industry at large. The association, comprised of over 140 members, represents approximately 70 hotels or nearly 28,000 rooms in the New York metropolitan area. Besides hotels, corporate members of NYCAHC include top shopping destinations, restaurants, sightseeing, and tour companies.
About Davler Media Group
Davler Media Group is the publisher of City Guide and Promenade magazines. These print and online publications help New York metropolitan-area residents and visitors make informed decisions about where to go and what to do in New York. Through a combination of editorials, guides, listings, calendars, and a comprehensive directory, Davler Media publications offer expert insight into the hot spots for out-of-towners as well as chic new places for natives in need of a recommendation. City Guide alone publishes over 3,100,000 copies annually and circulates in over 300 - reaching an annual readership in excess of 12,800,000 million. Other publications published by Davler Media Group include NYMetroParents, New York Spaces and Mitzvah Market Magazine. For more information, log onto www.Davlermedia.com.
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