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Great Hotels launches ’10 Unforgettable Birthdays for 10 Unforgettable Years’ competition

1 December 2011

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Great Hotels of the World (http://www.ghotw.com), the London-based hotel sales and marketing alliance, will soon be celebrating its tenth birthday. To commemorate this milestone they have launched a brand new competition. For ‘10 Unforgettable Birthdays for 10 Unforgettable Years’ they will ask entrants to send in details of the most memorable birthday they have experienced while on their travels.

The lucky winner will receive a five night stay for two at South Iceland’s top resort, Hotel Ranga, (http://www.ghotw.com/hotel-ranga) declared the best place on earth to witness the Northern Lights by The Sunday Times Travel Magazine. The prize will include accommodation in a deluxe room with views of stunning volcanoes and glaciers, sumptuous daily breakfast, one four-course gourmet dinner for two at Hotel Ranga’s gourmet restaurant, Restaurant 4, and a free rental car from MyCar car rental with GPS navigation system included.

To win, entrants have to submit a short story, telling Great Hotels of the World what made their birthday an unforgettable one whilst on their travels. Entries should be 100 words or less, detailing where they were and what made it a special birthday. Competition entries can be submitted by emailing competition@ghotw.com. Great Hotels of the World will then pick 10 lucky finalists whose entries will feature on the Great Hotels website. The public will then vote for the winner.

The competition will run for 10 weeks, making the deadline for this exciting competition the 9th February 2012. For more information on the competition and how to enter, please click here.

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For more information please contact:

Ashleigh Silverman - Marketing and PR Executive

Great Hotels of the World

Note to editors:

Great Hotels of the World

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.

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