Labadi Beach Hotel wins big at inaugural GEM Awards


It was all glitz and glamour last Friday at the Labadi Beach Hotel when hospitality industry players converged for the maiden edition of the Guest Experience Masters (GEM) Awards.

Labadi Beach Hotel notched up three awards including the most coveted Outstanding GEM Hotel 2018. GEM Awards 2018 recognises individuals and establishments who have distinguished themselves in carving a niche of excellence within the hospitality in Ghana.

The event which had in attendance the First Lady, Mrs. Rebecca Akufo-Addo, also recognised businesses and individuals that continue to push brand Ghana on to the global scale with their works in what is described as iGhana Awards Honorees. Recipients included, Africa World Airlines, Bob Pixel, Steve Ababio, Yaw Opare and Steven Adusei.

There were also special awards for some women who have contributed to the growth of the industry over the years; Babara Baëta, Mona Boyd, Nana Obuobi I (Afrakuma Bannerman, Selassie Atadika (Midunu) and Vida Sunkwa-Mills.

See full list of award winners below:

Best Business Hotel – Mövenpick Ambassador Hotel
Best Guest Experience – Labadi Beach Hotel
Best Ghana Escape – Peduase Valley Resort
Most Spoiling Spa – Wellness Spa Institute
Best Night Life – Bloom Bar
Best on the Beach – Aqua Safari Resort
Best Dressed Hotel – Kempinski Gold Coast City Hotel
Best Game Changer – Bloom Bar
Hotel Restaurant Menu of the Year – Holiday Inn
Stand-Alone Restaurant Menu of the Year – La Chaumière
Best Family Hotel – African Regent Hotel
Rising Star Award – Yandeh Joof – Fiesta Residences
Investors in People – Protea Select by Marriott
Luxury for Development – Zaina Lodge
Best Welcome Experience – Royal Senchi Resort
Best for M.I.C.E. (Meetings, Incentive, Conferences & Exhibitions) –
Alisa Hotel
Outstanding Social Media Engagement – NyoNyo Essentials
Value for Money – Hotel – Labadi Beach Hotel
Outstanding Catering-On-Demand – Fiona Foods
Outstanding Street Food – Auntie Muni Waakye
Best Dressed Serviced Apartment – Fiesta Residences
Outstanding GEM Hotel 2018 – Labadi Beach Hotel

iGhana Award Honorees

1. Africa World Airlines – Showcasing Ghana Across West Africa
2. Bob Pixel – Bob Pixel Photography
3. Steve Ababio – Destination Africa
4. Steven Adusei – Beautiful Ghana
5. Yaw Pare – Random Ghana Pictures

Special Women’s Award Honorees
1. Babara Baëta
2. Mona Boyd
3. Nana Obuobi I (Afrakuma Bannerman
4. Selassie Atadika (Midunu)
5. Vida Sunkwa-Mills


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