Awards

  • 2018 MEA Markets South African Business Awards

  • Belmond Eagle Island Lodge, Okavango Delta, Botswana

    • AHEAD MEA 2017 Winner – Lodges & Tented Camps
    • Torres Rani Towers, Maputo, Mozambique

      • 2017 Africa Property Investment Awards (API) – Best Architectural Design
      • 2017 SAPOA Innovative Excellence Award Winner – International Developments
      • 2016 Top Architect of the Year Award – Dubai, United Arab Emirates

        • DSA selected as the No. 1 Architectural Consultant in the United Arab Emirates for 2016
        • Park Hyatt Hotel, Cap Vermell, Mallorca

          • 2016 International Property Award – Best Hotel Architecture Spain
          • Four Seasons, The Westcliff Johannesburg, South Africa

            • 2016 SAPOA Excellence Award – Winner Refurbishment Category
            • Saraya Bandar Jissah, Muscat, Oman

              • 2015 International Property Awards
              • The Oberoi Towers, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

                • 2014 SAPOA Excellence Award – Best International Development
                • 2014 World Travel Awards – Middle East’s Leading Luxury City Hotel
                • Best New Hotel by reader of Business Traveller Middle East
                • The Horizon Towers, Maputo, Mozambique

                  • 2013 Cityscape Awards Emerging Markets – Commercial and Mixed Use Development
                  • One & Only The Palm, Palm Jumeirah, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

                    • 2012 SAPOA Excellence Award – Best Project Overall
                    • 2012 SAPOA Excellence Award – Best International Development
                    • 2011 International Hotel Awards – Best International Hotel
                    • 2011 International Hotel Awards – Best Hotel Dubai
                    • Old Town Commercial Island, Downtown Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates (including The Palace – The Old Town)

                      • 2011 World Travel Awards – Middle East’s Leading City Resort
                      • 2010 SAPOA Excellence Award – Best International Development
                      • 2010/2009 World Travel Awards – Dubai’s Leading City Resort
                      • 2009 CNBC Arabian Property Awards – Best Hotel Arabia
                      • 2009 CNBC Arabian Property Awards – Best Hotel Dubai
                      • 2009 MEHEC Excellence in Hospitality Awards – Best Hotel Design of the Year
                      • Old Town Residential, Downtown Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

                        • 2010 SAPOA Excellence Award – Best International Development
                        • Al Manzil Hotel, Downtown Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

                          • 2009 Trip Advisor Business Popularity Index Award (rated by 20 million travellers around the world)
                          • Fairmont Zimbali Resort, Ballito, Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa

                            • 2010 World Travel Awards – Africa’s Leading Tourism Development Project
                            • 2010 HICA Awards (Hotel Investment Conference Africa) – Best new Hotel development
                            • Maia Luxury Resort & Spa, Mahe, Seychelles

                              • 2010 / 2008 World Travel Awards – Indian Ocean’s Leading Luxury Resort
                              • 2007 SAPOA Excellence Award – Best International Development
                              • Indigo Bay Island Resort, Bazaruto Island, Moçambique

                                • 2010 / 2008 World Travel Awards – Mozambique’s Leading Resort
                                • 2009 Conde Nast’s Traveller – Top 10 Hotel Spa
                                • Madinat Jumeirah Resort, Dubai, United Arab Emirates (incl. Al Qasr and Mina A’Salam Luxury Hotels)

                                  • 2007 / 2005 World Travel Awards – World’s Leading Family Luxury Resort
                                  • 2006 World Travel Awards – World’s Leading Conference Resort
                                  • 2011/ 2005 World Travel Awards – Middle East’s Leading Conference Resort
                                  • 2008 / 2006 / 2005 World Travel Awards – Middle East’s Leading Luxury Resort
                                  • 2009/ 2008 World Travel Awards – UAE’s Leading Resort
                                  • 2006 SAPOA Excellence Award – Best Project Overall
                                  • 2006 SAPOA Excellence Award – Best International Development
                                  • 2005 DEPA Middle East – Hotel of the Year
                                  • Xanadu Island Resort, Turkey

                                    • 2008 Cityscape Architectural Award – Best Leisure project (Future)
                                    • DSA Architects International

                                      • 2009 Middle East Architect Award – Architecture Firm of the Year: Vernacular
                                      • The Saxon Hotel, Johannesburg, South Africa

                                        • 2011 – 2000 World Travel Awards – World’s Leading Boutique Hotel
                                        • 2010 / 2002 World Travel Awards – Africa’s Leading Hotel
                                        • 2011 – 2008 World Travel Awards – Africa’s Leading Suite
                                        • 1999 Andrew Martin International – Interior Designer of the Year Award
                                        • Thanda Private Game Reserve, Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa

                                          • 2010 World Travel Awards – Africa’s Leading Luxury Villa
                                          • 2009 World Travel Awards – World’s Leading Luxury Lodge
                                          • 2009 / 2008 /2006 World Travel Awards – South Africa’s Leading Safari Lodge
                                          • 2007 Imvelo Awards for Responsible Tourism – Chairman’s Award
                                          • 2006 Les Nouvelles Esthethiques spa awards – Best Safari Spa
                                          • 2005 Luxury Travel Awards – World’s Best New Hotel
                                          • First and only Private Game Reserve in the world to be a member of The Leading Small Hotels of the World
                                          • Sanctuary Falls at Jumeirah Golf Estate, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

                                            • 2008 CNBC Arabian Property Awards – Best Development
                                            • 2008 / 2007 CNBC Arabian Property Awards – Best Golf Development
                                            • 2008 CNBC Arabian Property Awards – Best Property
                                            • 2008 CNBC Arabian Property Awards – Best Architecture
                                            • 2008 CNBC Arabian Property Awards – Best Interior Design
                                            • Park Hyatt Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club, Dubai, UAE

                                              • 2008 World Travel Awards – Middle East’s Leading Conference Resort
                                              • 2006 Conde Nast Travellers award – Top New Hotel
                                              • 2006 Conde Nast Travellers award – Top New Spa
                                              • One & Only Royal Mirage, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

                                                • 2007 World Travel Awards – Middle East’s Leading Beach Resort
                                                • 2005 Condé Nast Traveller (UK) Readers’ Award – World’s Top Spa and Top Urban Day Spa
                                                • 2004 Condé Nast Traveller (UK) Readers’ Award – Top 20 Overseas Leisure Hotel
                                                • 2004 Condé Nast Traveller (UK) Readers’ Award – Top 20 Overseas Business Hotel
                                                • 2004 Leading Hotels of the World Award Commitment to Quality – Best Residence & Spa
                                                • 2003 World Travel Awards – Middle East’s Leading Hotel
                                                • One & Only Le Touessrok, Mauritius

                                                  • 2008 World Travel Awards – Mauritius’ Leading Golf Resort
                                                  • 2008 / 2007 World Travel Awards – Mauritius’ Leading Hotel
                                                  • 2007 World Travel Awards – Indian Ocean’s Leading Golf Resort
                                                  • 2007-2004 World Travel Awards – Mauritius’ Leading Resort
                                                  • 2005 Condé Nast Traveller (UK) Gold List – Best Hotel in the World for Facilities
                                                  • 2003 World Travel Awards – Indian Ocean’s Leading Conference Hotel
                                                  • 2004 Leading Hotels of the World Award Commitment to Quality Award – Best Hotel Africa & Middle-East
                                                  • 2002 Golden Key Award
                                                  • One & Only Le Saint Geran, Mauritius

                                                    • 2009 – 2005 World Travel Awards – Mauritius’ Leading Spa Resort
                                                    • 2006 / 2005 Condé Nast Traveller (UK) Readers’ Awards – Best Overseas Hotel Spa
                                                    • 2005 / 2003 World Travel Awards – Indian Ocean’s Leading Hotel
                                                    • 2005 Condé Nast Traveller (UK) Gold List – Best Hotel in the World for Foods
                                                    • 2004 Condé Nast Traveller (UK) Readers’ Awards – Best Overseas Leisure Hotel
                                                    • 2004 World Travel Awards – Mauritius’ Leading Golf Resort
                                                    • 2002 / 2001 World Travel Awards – Africa’s Leading Spa Resort
                                                    • The Westcliff Hotel, Johannesburg, South Africa

                                                      • 2011 Travel & Leisure Top 25 Hotels in Africa / Top 100 Hotels in the World
                                                      • 2008 -2005 Condé Nast Traveller (UK) Gold List
                                                      • 2004 Zagat Survey – Top 100 Hotels worldwide
                                                      • 2003 /2002 Best Petit Conference Venue
                                                      • Member of Leading Hotels of the World
                                                      • Awarded 5-star Diamond Award by American Academy of Hospitality Sciences
                                                      • Phinda Lodge, Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa

                                                        • Travel & Leisure and Condé Nast travel magazines annually rate Phinda Private Game Reserve as a leading lodge
                                                        • 2009 CNBC Arabian Property Awards – Best International Property
                                                        • 2002 Imvelo Awards for Responsible Tourism – Chairman’s Award
                                                        • Best Game Lodge in Southern Africa by ASATA / Diner’s Club
                                                        • Sanctuary Chobe Chilwero, Botswana

                                                          • 2012 – 2006 / 2003 Condé Nast Traveller (UK) Gold List – Best Places in the World to stay
                                                          • 2011 – 2006 / 2002 Condé Nast Traveller (UK) Readers’ Awards – Top 100
                                                          • 2008 / 2007 Travel & Leisure Award – World’s Best Top 500
                                                          • 2006 Travel & Leisure Award – Top 25 Africa and Middle-East
                                                          • 2004 World Travel Awards – Africa’s Leading Luxury Lodge
                                                          • Sanctuary Chief’s Camp, Botswana

                                                            • 2012 Condé Nast Traveller (UK) Platinum Circle – Best Places in the World to stay
                                                            • 2012 – 2006 Condé Nast Traveller (UK) Gold List – Best Places in the World to stay
                                                            • 2011 -2003 Condé Nast Traveller (UK) Readers’ Awards – Top 100
                                                            • 2011 World Travel Awards – Botswana’s Leading Luxury Camp
                                                            • 2011 -2009 / 2007 Travel & Leisure Award – World’s Best Top 500
                                                            • 2010 / 2006 Travel & Leisure Award – Top 25 Africa and Middle-East