The 31st Annual Awards Dinner took place in London, on 5 November 2012, at The Mayfair Hotel. Condé Nast Johansens revealed the list of winners of the prestigious Europe & Mediterranean Awards for Excellence 2013, with nine Italian hotels among the winners. The Hotel Brunelleschi won the award for Most Excellent Newcomer 2013:
"A central location and historical interest are the pride of this enviable prestigious Florence hotel. Set in a circular Byzantine tower in a medieval church, the hotel offers its guests a private museum containing the remains of a Roman caldarium which was discovered during renovations."
With 167 000 copies in circulation, 8.9 million readers and 750 buildings in 74 countries, Condé Nast Johansens is an authoritative point of reference in the world of hospitality, and this year it is celebrating its 31st anniversary. It presents a unique selection of luxury hotels, boutique hotels, country houses, inns, resorts, luxury spas and conference centres as selected by industry experts and travellers.