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Cotswold House, Gloucestershire, England

Great Hotels of the World represents some of the world’s finest independent hotels, and is delighted to announce that Cotswold House in Gloucestershire, England has joined its alliance.

Located in the North Cotswolds town of Chipping Campden, Cotswold House combines the traditional character and architecture of a regency townhouse with modern comforts and superb dining.

Each of the hotel’s 30 rooms range from deluxe doubles to suites with private gardens and hot tubs. Each are equipped with modern amenities and facilities and some rooms include four-poster beds, open log fires, bathroom television and a bespoke mini-bar.

Each of the hotel’s two restaurants offer the very best of modern British cooking, inspired by the offerings of local Cotswold producers. The award-winning Julianna’s Restaurant offers a sophisticated, contemporary dining environment surrounded by unusual artwork and design. The a la carte menu, awarded three rosettes and four AA red stars, features game, meat and seasonal produce from local producers, cheese sourced from within 30 miles of the hotel and home-made sorbets and ice-cream. Hick’s Brasserie is the hub of the hotel, serving informal meals and drinks throughout the day.

Located a short distance from all the main midlands motorways, the hotel is an ideal venue for meetings, events and team-building activities. Four luxury meeting rooms are available with a capacity of up to 100 delegates.

For further information on the hotel or to book please call UK: 0800 032 4254, INT: +1 972 894 1182 or visit Cotswold House.

Atrium Prestige Thalasso Spa Resort & Villas, Rhodes, Greece

Representing some of the world’s finest independent hotels, Great Hotels of the World, is delighted to announce Atrium Prestige Thalasso Spa Resort & Villas as one of its newest members.

Part of the Atrium Hotels group, the 254-room Atrium Prestige Thalasso Spa Resort & Villas is located 74km from Rhodes Town in Lahania Bay on the South-Eastern coast of Rhodes.

Taking its inspiration from the Greek islands, this brand-new resort, opening in May 2009, combines breath-taking

landscape with palatial architecture and a stunning spa to create the highest standard of luxury accommodation.

The palatial main building, with its eye-catching wooden dome, offers remarkable sea views from three descending levels. These floors can be accessed by a glass elevator surrounded by tropical gardens, waterfalls, fountains and a lagoon-style swimming pool.

All rooms, suites, bungalows and villas are set in a carefully designed village setting ensuring tranquillity and privacy. Some villas offer private pools and are located just steps away from the hotel’s sandy beach.

Six a la carte restaurants are located in the main building and on the beachfront, offering a range of cuisines such as Greek, Mediterranean and Polynesian.

The 1750sqm AnaNeosis Thalasso Spa Centre offers panoramic sea-views and includes a fully-equipped gym, sauna, hammam and multifunctional sea water pool. The spa offers a full range of relaxing spa treatments including anti-ageing treatments, hot stone treatments and indoceane treatments. Spa treatments start from £30 (E34).

Additional facilities include a wedding chapel, an 850sqm convention hall, floodlit tennis courts, archery, mini-golf, table tennis, basketball court, volleyball court, water slides and a selection of shops and boutiques.

Additional facilities include a wedding chapel, an 850sqm convention hall, floodlit tennis courts, archery, mini-golf, table tennis, basketball court, volleyball court, water slides and a selection of shops and boutique

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For press enquiries please contact:

Brooke Jester - Marketing and PR Executive, Great Hotels Organisation

Note to editors:

Great Hotels Organisation’s family of brands include Great Hotels of the World (www.ghotw.com) and Special Hotels of the World (http://www.shotw.com/). By acknowledging that each hotel has a different set of marketing requirements, Great Hotels Organisation allows its member hotels to choose from a comprehensive collection of sales and marketing initiatives in order to build their own ‘a la carte’ membership programme tailored to meet their individual objectives. By doing this, members are able to choose and purchase only the services they require, thus ensuring that membership fees are kept to a minimum and are focused on their specific requirements. Sales and marketing initiatives that members are able to take advantage of include: trade shows, e-marketing, business travel consortia sales, public relations, a private label GDS chain code and sales blitzes. Membership of Great Hotels Organisation is by invitation only and hotels must meet strict criteria before being accepted. Great Hotels Organisation manages the “GW” private label GDS chain code and toll-free voice reservation numbers operate globally. Further information on Great Hotels Organisation can be found at http://www.ghorg.com/.

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