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Great Hotels of the World members nominated for multiple awards at the World Travel Awards

Great Hotels of the World www.ghotw.com, the London-based hotel sales and marketing alliance, is proud to announce that 18 of its member hotels have been nominated at the World Travel Awards 2014.Now in their 21st year, the World Travel Awards aim to promote excellence in the industry, and are considered the Oscars of travel and tourism. Winners are voted for by travel industry professionals in 200 countries around the world. This year’s Europe Gala Ceremony will take place on 2 August at the Divani Apollon Palace & Thalasso in Athens, Greece.

Great Hotels of the World members nominated include:


Londa Hotel – Cyprus’s Leading Spa Resort, Cyprus’s Leading Hotel, Cyprus’s Leading Boutique Hotel

Czech Republic

Prague Marriott Hotel – Czech Republic’s Leading Business Hotel


Grand Hotel Reykjavik – Iceland’s Leading Business Hotel, Iceland’s Leading Hotel Residences

Hotel Ranga – Iceland’s Leading Resort


Forte Village Resort – Italy’s Leading Resort

The Netherlands

Hotel Okura Amsterdam – Netherlands’ Leading Business Hotel, Netherlands’ Leading Hotel


Altis Suites – Portugal’s Leading Serviced Apartments


JW Marriott Bucharest Grand Hotel – Romania’s Leading Business Hotel, Romania’s Leading Hotel


Sheraton Fuerteventura Beach, Spa & Golf Resort – Spain’s Leading All Inclusive Resort

AR Diamante Beach Spa Hotel & Convention Centre – Spain’s Leading Resort, Spain’s Leading Spa Resort, Europe’s Leading Family Resort, Europe’s Leading MICE Hotel


Gloria Golf Resort – Turkey’s Leading All Inclusive Resort

Argos in Cappadocia – Turkey’s Leading Boutique Hotel

Wow Hotel Istanbul and Convention Centre – Turkey’s Leading MICE Hotel


St James’s Hotel and Club – England’s Leading Boutique Hotel

The Capital – England’s Leading Boutique Hotel, England’s Leading Hotel Residences

The Grove – England’s Leading Spa Resort, England’s Leading Resort

South Africa

Peermont D’Oreale Grande at Emperor’s Palace – Africa’s Leading Casino Resort,Africa’s Leading Hotel Suite

For information on any of the above hotels, please head to www.ghotw.com

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For media enquiries, press visits and photos please contact:

Alejandra Moreno de Tejada - e-Marketing and PR Manager

Great Hotels of the World


+44 (0) 20 7380 8590

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Worldwide Events

Worldwide Events specialise in business-to-business trade shows that have a one-on-one meeting format. The meetings are pre-arranged and all suppliers have a full schedule of meetings. Their flagship events Meeting & Incentive Forums (http://www.mi-forums.com) have become a global success since launching in 2006 as a solution to a marketplace that was demanding a fresh approach. They bring the highest quality buyers to Forums and deliver high ROI for clients.

Worldwide Events is a division of Big Worldwide (http://www.big-worldwide.com) , a global travel, technology, events and media company founded in 1995.

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 thebrand.

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


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