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The Altos proudly recognises and celebrates the most innovative hospitality operators in the corporate accommodation industry, who embody the highest standards of quality.

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About The Altos 

Following three successful years in London, and a debut in Singapore this September, we were delighted to bring The Altos back to London for the fourth year running.

This event showcased thought leadership and insights from industry experts. We then honoured The Altos winners in a special ceremony, ended the evening with drinks and networking reception — completed with our signature AltoVita cocktails!

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Industry recognition

An Altos award recognises the best in the industry, offering exposure to AltoVita's global community via social channels, future events, marketing campaigns and the media. 


Build new relationships

Join hospitality operators, corporates and industry experts in this intimate setting. Build long-term relationships with businesses looking for their next hospitality partner.


Discover valuable insights 

Drive your business forward with insights from innovative panel discussions and roundtable sessions. Hear from experts and highly-valued professionals in the industry.

The winners of The Altos Awards 2023

The Altos London awarded hospitality operators and software providers in Europe across the eight categories below. 

Meet our judges and presenters

Brian Friedman
Brian Friedman

Strategy Director

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Fruzsina Hodson
Fruzsina Hodson

SeniorManager - Group Destination Services

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Andrew Meadowcroft
Andrew Meadowcroft

VP Customer Experience

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Alison Rogan

Head of Travel and Expense

Mandy Villers
Mandy Villers

Relocation Director, EMEA

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Olu Euba
Olu Euba

Associate Director, Global Talent Mobility

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Carol Fergus
Olu Carol Fergus

Director - Global Travel, Meetings and Ground Transportation

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Andrew Ozigie
Andrew Ozigie

CEO & Founder

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Richard Thurston
Richard Thurston

Senior Global Account Director

Urska Blagojevic
Urska Blagojevic

Senior Marketing Director

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Michael McCartan
Michael McCartan

Area Vice President (EMEA)


Thank you to our sponsors and partners

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14:30 - 15:00: Arrivals & Refreshments
15:00 - 15:20: Opening Remarks
15:20 - 15:40: Fireside Chat: The Big Picture: Corporate Travel's Comeback

Vivi Himmel, CEO & Co-founder, AltoVita

Karen Hutchings, Global Head of Travel, Meeting & Events, EY

15:40 - 15:55: Keynote - The Human Touch in An Era of Technology
Simon Thomas, Head Concierge at The Lanesborough Hotel and former President of Les Clefs d'Or
15:55 - 16:25: The Hospitality Strategies Fuelling Growth in Europe

Sana Shajarisales, Investment Manager, Outsite

Kearon McCarthy, Global Sales Director, Staycity

Robin Clifford, Director of Sales EMEA, Guesty

Moderator: Thomas Fleming, Senior Client Development Manager, AltoVita

16:25 - 16:55: Redefining Extended Stay Accommodation for Tomorrow's Business Traveller

Moderator: Jess Dunderdale, Director of Sales, AltoVita

Samantha Van Leeuwen, Head of Hotels and Venues , PwC

William Parry, CEO and Co-Founder, Altido

James Diaz, CEO,  Travel Planet

16:55 - 17:10: Coffee & Networking Break
17:10 - 17:40: Navigating the New Sustainability Rules

Moderator: Felicity Cousins, editor, Sustainable Hotel News

Vanessa de Souza Lage, Co-Founder & CEO, Sustonica

Sarah Whiting, Channel Solutions Lead, Thrust Carbon

James Fry, Founder & CEO, Beyond Apartments

17:40 -18:00: Future Trends for 2024

Andy Conduit-Turner, Director Sales & Technology Enablement, Cartus

Michael McCartan, Area Vice President (EMEA), IDeaS

18:00 - 18:05: Closing Remarks
18:05 - 19:00: Networking Drinks
19:00 - 20:00: The Altos Awards Ceremony
20:00 - 21:30: Celebrations
22:00: Event Close

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Event resources 

Discover all about the Smart, Safe, Sustainable Summit that took place in London on the 8th of June at the iconic Sky Garden. By browsing our blog, you will learn more about the topics that were tackled throughout the event as well as the great panel discussions.

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