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Over 100 awards at the 2011 World Travel Awards

Great Hotels of the World announces the latest news round-up from its members

Great Hotels of the World is delighted to announce that its members are nominated for more than 100 awards at the 2011 World Travel Awards, which will take place in November. The hotels are not only nominated as the leading hotels for their country but in some cases, the entire continent. This applies to hotels such as Sandton Sun, nominated for Africa’s leading business hotel and Africa’s leading meetings and corporate hotel, not to mention Sabi Sabi Game Reserve nominated for Africa’s leading luxury lodge and Africa’s leading safari lodge. This does not only apply to Africa, but also Australasia where Airways Hotel in Papua New Guinea has been nominated for Australasia’s leading airport hotel, having already won world’s leading airport hotel at last year’s awards. Other nominations include Bintan Lagoon nominated for Asia’s leading Golf Resort, Quinta da Bela Vista nominated for Europe’s leading boutique hotel, Gran Bahia Del Duque nominated for Europe’s leading luxury resort and Moevenpick Istanbul and Carlo IV in Prague nominated for both Europe’s leading city hotel and Europe’s leading business hotel, which they have each won in previous years.

Forte Village is nominated for 8 awards this year, after winning a total of 45 World Travel Awards thus far. The hotel has been nominated for awards such as Europe’s leading resort, The Mediterranean’s leading resort and Europe’s leading green resort. Forte Village has also won the world’s leading resort for the past nine years and picked up the award for world’s leading green resort last year. Mardan Palace is nominated for 6 awards this year, after winning awards including world’s leading luxury hotel and world’s leading royal suite last year. Other members including Columbia Beachotel are in the running for the Mediterranean’s leading spa resort and Londa Hotel is nominated for the Mediterranean’s leading boutique hotel, having won this award for the past three years.

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