"The 2014 Top 20 laureates are judged for their recent work, based on the following criteria: creativity and innovation, cutting edge sales, marketing, revenue and technology campaigns, achievement in challenging situations, and sales efforts resulting in significant gains, by a panel of senior executives. Needless to say, we are immensely proud of the laureates, who have proved themselves more than adequately worthy," says Peter O'Connor, professor at ESSEC Business School. "We treat our guests as rock stars and the rock stars as guests. Thank you so much for the honour it is to once more take this prize back to the and my fellow 'thieves'," said Thief Executive Officer Jarle Moen. Winners were named in six categories, including HSMAI European Travel Marketer of the Year. Scroll down for the complete list of winners. Get the full story at Hospitality.Net