First prizes have been awarded to the following hotels: (2005-2017):

Center of 8 Islands, Kohama, Japan
DH Hotels Deutsche Hospitality
Dorchestor Collection, Florenz, Italy
Gloria Hotel, Antalya, Turkey
Haute Cuisine-H.Glööckler, Germany
Hotel Erbprinz, Ettlingen, Germany
Hotel Imperial, Vienna, Austria
Hotel Westerhof, Tegernsee, Germany
Kempinski Group, Berlin, Germany
Langham Group, London - Hongkong
Matahari Beach Resort + Spa, Bali
Steigenberger Hotel Gruppe