Great Hotels of the World

Great Hotels of the World members triumph at World Travel Awards 2010

Press Release   •   Nov 17, 2010 11:37 GMT

Great Hotels of the World (http://www.ghotw.com) is pleased to announce that 20 awards were won by its member hotels at the recent World Travel Awards 2010. The annual awards acknowledge excellence in the travel and tourism industry and identify companies that consistently exceed expectations. Voted for by thousands of travel professionals, the awards are regarded as the very highest achievement a travel product can receive.

 Great Hotels of the World member hotels were awarded the following accolades:

  • World’s Leading City Hotel:                                Moevenpick Hotel Istanbul
  • Europe’s Leading City Hotel:                              Moevenpick Hotel Istanbul
  • World’s Leading Green Resort:                           Forte Village Resort
  • World’s Leading Resort:                                    Forte Village Resort
  • Europe’s Leading Green Resort:                         Forte Village Resort
  • Italy’s Leading Resort:                                     Forte Village Resort
  • World’s Leading Spa Resort:                              Mardan Palace
  • World’s Leading Luxury Hotel:                            Mardan Palace
  • Europe’s Leading Luxury Resort:                        Mardan Palace
  • Turkey’s Leading Resort:                                  Mardan Palace
  • Turkey’s Leading Spa Resort:                            Mardan Palace
  • Europe’s Leading Meeting and Conference Hotel:  Corinthia Hotel St. Petersburg
  • Mediterranean’s Leading Beach Resort:               Aldemar Royal Olympian Spa &   Thalasso
  • Netherland’s Leading Business Hotel:                  Hotel Okura Amsterdam
  • World’s Leading Thalasso and Spa Resort:           Aldemar Royal Mare Village & Thalasso
  • Philippines’ Leading Resort:                              Mandala Spa & Villas
  • Mexico & Central America's Leading Green Hotel: Hacienda Tres Rios
  • Mexico’s Leading All-Inclusive Resort:                  Hacienda Tres Rios
  • Sri Lanka's Leading Business Hotel:                    Jetwing Lighthouse
  • Sri Lanka’s Leading Resort:                               Jetwing Ayurveda Pavilions

Great Hotels of the World (http://www.ghotw.com) provides global hotel reservation, sales and marketing services for an exclusive portfolio of primarily independent hotels and resorts worldwide. Great Hotels of the World provides a range of products, services and innovative technology solutions for over 250 hotels worldwide through trade shows, e-marketing, business travel sales, meeting and incentive sales, public relations, Meeting Forums and a private label GDS chain code (GW).

By acknowledging that each hotel’s core business is different, Great Hotels of the World help’s hotels and consumers to “find their niche” by categorising member hotels into niche travel markets. Great Hotels’ dedicated programmes are aimed at the leisure, meetings and incentive and corporate markets, whilst the individual leisure collections reach precise areas of the market in which the hotel specialises in including gourmet, spa, golf, honeymoon and many more.

Membership of Great Hotels of the World is split into three tiers: the Luxury Collection, the Premium Collection and the Classic Collection and is by invitation only. Hotels must meet strict criteria before being accepted into the brand.

Further information on Great Hotels of the World can be found at http://www.ghotw.com