Great Hotels of the World increases the number of members to its alliance
Hotel sales and marketing alliance announces new members in India, Greece, Iceland and England
Great Hotels of the World (http://www.ghotw.com), the London-based hotel sales and marketing alliance, is delighted to announce that a number of new members from around the globe have been added to its collection.
Great Hotels of the World Luxury Collection – for the most luxurious hotels in the world
Palms Hotel Tower and Villas, Mumbai, India
The Palms Hotel Tower and Villas is a peaceful oasis right in the middle of the bustling city of Mumbai. The hotel offers guests a panoramic view of flowered walkways and picturesque valleys as it is sprawled across 240 acres of garden space. The hotel boasts 223 luxurious rooms and 109 unique villas with private pools and balconies.
Guests can enjoy the hotel’s 24-hour coffee shop, Jade Pavillion, the hotel’s restaurant with a wide selection of dishes and authentic recipes, and Villlagio’s, its very own Italian specialty restaurant. There are also tennis and squash courts and a 9-hole golf course onsite, after which you can visit the 19th Hole Bar and a gift shop. The Palms Hotel is ideal for businesses, boasting 13 conference and banquet rooms which can accommodate as little as 60 and as many as 1200 people. These rooms are well equipped with the latest technology and have beautiful surrounding scenery as a backdrop for meetings.
For more information or to book Palm Tower and Villas, please visit http://www.ghotw.com/palms-hotel or call +44 (0) 20 7380 3658.
Great Hotels of the World Premium Collection – for upscale superior hotels offering guests a unique experience
Hotel Pentelikon and Suites, Athens, Greece
Hotel Pentelikon and Suites is situated in one of Athens most exclusive suburbs, within easy reach of the airport and all Athens’ famous sights. A large investment has resulted in the hotel’s expansion, now operating with 101 luxurious rooms and suites that offer upgraded accommodation and multi-purpose facilities such as a convention centre for 400 people, meeting rooms for up to 100 people and a large ballroom accommodating 300 people.
The hotel also features the renowned Vardis Restaurant, considered to be one of the top restaurants in Athens.It is the only restaurant in a Greek hotel that has been awarded a Michelin star for eight consecutive years, recognised for its exquisite Mediterranean cuisine and luxurious surroundings. Guests can also sample cuisine at La Terrasse Restaurant, offering a distinct atmosphere from morning until night or listen to jazz music at the hotel’s bar. Hotel Pentelikon also features a swimming pool, beautiful gardens, Jacuzzi, sauna, fully equipped gym and spa which offers the latest treatments.
For more information or to book Hotel Pentelikon and Suites, please visit http://www.ghotw.com/hotel-pentelikon or call +44 (0) 20 7380 3658.
Grand Hotel Reykjavik, Reykjavik, Iceland
Grand Hotel Reykjavik is centrally located in Iceland’s capital city and is only a short distance from all famous sites and business centres. It is now the largest hotel in Iceland with 312 spacious rooms & suites and is the first hotel in the world to have undertaken extensive works to eliminate electro-magnetic pollution, controlling pollution from the electrical supply.
The hotel also boasts an à la carte restaurant, Brasserie Grand, offering a varied menu of international delights and fresh Icelandic seafood specialties. Guests can also enjoy a treatment or workout in the hotel’s fitness centre and grand spa which has a sauna, steam bath and Jacuzzi onsite. The hotel is also the ultimate destination for meetings, possessing 17 meeting rooms seating 12-450 people with the latest technological equipment.
For more information or to book Grand Hotel Reykjavik, please visit http://www.ghotw.com/the-grand-hotel-reykjavik or call +44 (0) 20 7380 3658.
The Metropolitan Hotel New Delhi, New Delhi, India
The Metropolitan Hotel New Delhi is centrally located in New Delhi’s premier shopping district and only steps away from the financial centre. With an innovative design, the hotel and makes the most of the latest technology to assist its guests’ stays. Each of their 185 guestrooms and suites offer world class luxury. The hotel also houses renowned restaurants with eclectic options to choose from, including the award winning Sakura, India’s first Japanese restaurant, rated as the top restaurant in the region by Trip Advisor. The Metropolitan Hotel also features Chutney Bar + Tandoor, offering guests fusion pan-Indian cuisine and Zing, the all-day world cuisine restaurant, which has just received Trip Advisor’s Certificate of Excellence.
In addition, the hotel has a full service business centre, stylish banquet halls and meeting venues, not to mention an outdoor swimming pool surrounded by lush green landscape and NeoVeda Spa, based on the concept of new Ayurveda – a modern influence to heal, restore, relax and invigorate with an array of classic and modern treatments. Craft House is also another treat at the hotel, a luxury lifestyle store with a range of Indian handicrafts and the finest tea selection India has to offer.
For more information or to book The Metropolitan Hotel New Delhi, please visit http://www.ghotw.com/metropolitan-hotel-spa-delhi or call +44 (0) 20 7380 3658.
Old Swan and Minster Mill, Oxfordshire, England
The Old Swan and Minster Mill is set in the heart of the Old Minster village with a rich history that goes back almost 600 years. This boutique inn captures the charm of bygone years coupled with modern convenience, yet displays a laid-back atmosphere with its very own dining room and log-fired bar, making it an ideal setting for a romantic getaway. The Old Swan boasts 16 beamed guestrooms and suites which provide both traditional and luxurious accommodation with modern conveniences. The Minster Mill is located next door and though not as traditional, the rooms are funky and modern with personal touches that the de Savary Family have added. All 40 rooms are designed with an eco-friendly country-contemporary style and overlook the gardens and meadows beyond.
Guests can enjoy other activities, such as fishing on the River Windrush or a relaxation treatment at the inn’s Windrush Spa. The Old Swan also possesses one of Oxfordshire’s finest gastro pubs which uses only the freshest local produce in its delicious and hearty dishes. The inn can also accommodate meeting groups, be it a small board level meeting, a week-long training programme or awards dinner. The modern meeting rooms are in a completely private setting, each self-contained with break-out rooms, 60 acres of gardens and surrounding grounds.
For more information or to book The Old Swan and Minster Mill, please visit http://www.ghotw.com/old-swan-minster-mill or call +44 (0) 20 7380 3658.
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Note to editors:
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 helps 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://info.ghotw.com).