On March 16, 2018 a solemn ceremony of awarding the winners of the famous world Prestigious Star Awards 2018 took place in London. Over 100 representatives of the nominees from all over the world gathered at One Whitehall Place to find out the names of 20 companies the winners of 2017. Boutique Hotel Petroff Palace, which harbors the memory of hosting the most historical and prominent events since the 18thcentury, has won the nomination "Most Prestigious Venue in Russia".
Preliminary voting took place on the website of the award within a time period of three months. According to its results, the ambassadors announced only the short-list of candidates, and the winners were named at the ceremony. The participants of the award are luxurious hotels, private estates, Royal palaces, castles, majestic houses, villas, luxury resorts, unique restaurants and bars, gardens and other prestigious centers available for corporate and private events. So, the winner in the category of "Most Prestigious Gala Dinner Venue" in 2018 became the Emirates Palace Hotel, Abu Dhabi.
In addition, Boutique Hotel Petroff Palace entered the top three in the category of "Most Prestigious Reception Venue".
"In the modern history of the Palace, which we are creating with the hotel team, this is, perhaps, the first victory at such a level of the award. Over the past few years, the Palace once again "took a deep breathe", brought back the status and important events of the country, it became more recognizable as an object of heritage tourism, and the level of service positively surprises even the most demanding foreign guests. Therefore, without false modesty, this victory is well-deserved. It is very gratifying when it can be appreciated by the strictest experts and just guests, who had visited us" – said Inna Pehova, General Manager of the Boutique Hotel Petroff Palace.