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Great Hotels Organisation Announces New Members

Great Hotels Organisation welcomes five new member hotels to its family of brands, Great Hotels of the World and Special Hotels of the World.

New members – Great Hotels of the World

Great Hotels of the World (GHOTW: http://www.ghotw.com), representing some of the world’s finest independent hotels and resorts, is delighted to announce two new members.

Amara Singapore, Singapore

Conveniently located in Singapore’s business district, the 380-room Amara Singapore is Amara’s flagship city-centre hotel. Its minimalist themed lobby, contemporary Balinese-style pool and impressive collection of restaurants are complemented by specially designed rooms, facilities and a luxurious spa.

Rooms have been recently renovated and range from comfortable deluxe rooms to luxurious residential suites all providing spacious bathrooms, broadband internet access and state-of-the-art facilities.

The hotels five restaurants offer a variety of cuisines including Vietnamese, Chinese, Japanese and Thai and a bar and café offer light snacks and a selection of drinks.

The hotel offers first class meeting facilities with a column-free grand ballroom seating up to 850 people and four function rooms each equipped with the latest audio-visual facilities.

For more information or to book, please visit http://www.ghotw.com/amara-singapore.

Bintan Lagoon, Bintan Island, Indonesia

Set amongst more than 300 hectares of beachfront gardens, Bintan Lagoon Resort is ideally situated on Bintan Island, just 55 minutes by high-speed ferry from Singapore and overlooking the South China Sea and archipelago of the Riau islands.

The 473 spacious deluxe rooms, suites and villas offer contemporary tropical elegance enhanced by traditional Asian Décor. Each room features a private balcony and modern conveniences.

Impressive ranges of dining options are available in the hotel’s 12 restaurants, cafes and bars including a beach barbecue, Japanese restaurant, Mediterranean restaurant, karaoke bar and cocktail lounges.

The resort offers the perfect setting for private parties, corporate meetings, conferences, incentives and team building events and features a variety of function rooms and outdoor locations accommodating up to 1000 delegates.

The resort also boasts a spa using sophisticated traditional methods in conjunction with organic ingredients and two world-class 18-hole Jack Nicklaus golf courses.

For more information or to book please visit http://www.ghotw.com/bintan-lagoon.

New members – Special Hotels of the World

Special Hotels of the World (SHOTW: http://www.shotw.com), representing some of the world’s most unique hotels offering exceptional value and service is delighted to announce three new members.

Seri Pacific Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Located in the heart of Kuala Lumpur, just ten minutes from the “Golden Triangle” and next to the Putra World Trade Centre, the five-star Seri Pacific Hotel boasts 560 newly refurbished rooms ranging from comfortable superior rooms to spacious luxury suites.

The hotel boasts five restaurants serving local and international cuisine, an executive business centre, recreational club and gym and various sports facilities including a swimming pool, tennis court and squash court.

For more information or to book please visit http://www.ghotw.com/seri-pacific-hotel.

Amara Sanctuary Resort Sentosa. Sentosa Island, Singapore

Amara’s first boutique resort is set in Singapore’s picturesque Sentosa Island providing the ultimate in modern luxury in the quiet seclusion of 3.5 hectares of exotic tropical gardens.

This stylish 121-room resort sits on the hillside of Sentosa’s popular Palawan Beach. A ten minute drive from the Central Business District on mainland Singapore, it is easily accessible for both business and leisure travellers.

The luxurious accommodation includes deluxe and premier rooms as well as courtyard and veranda suites and one and two-bedroom pool villas to offer the ultimate in comfort and luxury living.

The resort offers several restaurants serving Asian and Western cuisine, a gym, a sensational spa (opening soon), a state-of-the-art pillar-free ballroom that can host large-scale meetings and events and a purpose-built glass pavillion, perfect for weddings and special events.

For more information or to book please visit http://www.ghotw.com/amara-sanctuary-resort-sentosa

Absolute Hotel & Spa, Limerick, Ireland

Located in the heart of Limerick city centre, Absolute Hotel & Spa’s unique design and river frontage setting makes it one of the city’s leading contemporary four-star hotels.

The hotel’s 99 bedrooms range from comfortable standard rooms to chic suites and all offer spacious and stylish accommodation.

The hotel’s city centre location makes it ideal for events, weddings, parties and private dining. Its conference centre includes six, light and airy boardrooms that can cater for up to 200 delegates. The Riverbank Restaurant offers exceptional dining facilities which flow out onto an outdoor terrace and specialises in international cuisine with an emphasis on fresh, seasonal produce.

The Escape Beauty & Day Spa offers the ultimate in luxury pampering with a wide selection of treatments and packages, including black mud facial and chocolate body wrap, make-up lessons as well more advanced treatments such as teeth-whitening and microdermabrasion.

For more information please use contact details below.

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For press enquiries please contact:

Brooke Jester - Marketing and PR Executive, Great Hotels Organisation

Note to editors:

Great Hotels Organisation (GHO) is part of Big Worldwide, a global, privately owned travel, technology and media company headquartered in London. Great Hotels Organisation’s family of brands include Great Hotels of the World (http://www.ghotw.com), Special Hotels of the World (http://www.shotw.com), Metro Hotels and evolution (http://www.evolutiondistribution.com). GHO provides a range of products, services and innovative technology solutions for over 1,500 hotels worldwide including trade shows, e-marketing, business travel consortia sales, meeting and incentive sales, public relations, Meeting Forums and a private label GDS chain code (GW). evolution is a complete reservation platform that allows hotels to effectively manage multi-channel distribution.

Membership of GHO is by invitation only and hotels must meet strict criteria before being accepted. By acknowledging that each hotel has a different set of marketing requirements, GHO allows its member hotels to choose from a comprehensive collection of sales and marketing initiatives in order to build their own ‘à 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 focused on their specific requirements.

Further information on Great Hotels Organisation can be found at http://www.ghorg.com/ .

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