Great Hotels of the World Wins Seven Star Global Luxury Award

London, United Kingdom, August 02, 2013 –(– Great Hotels of the World (, the London-based hotel sales and marketing alliance has received an award at the Seven Star Global Luxury Awards which recently took place at Villa Padierna Palace Hotel in Marbella, Spain.

Great Hotels of the World received the award in the category of ‘Best Hotel Collection’, ahead of other nominees including Leading Hotels of the World, Small Luxury Hotels of the World and Kiwi Collection. The Seven Star Global Luxury Awards began in order to recognise and set apart the extraordinary achievements in the hospitality and lifestyle sectors by bestowing upon them the Signum Virtutis – the seal of excellence, serving as a guarantee to the luxury consumer that the recipients are truly the best in the industry.

The nominees were selected by the Luxury Panel of the Seven Star Global Luxury Awards and were placed online once approved. Voting was completed by both members of the public and the international trade, where over 357,000 votes were received. The event hosted some of the industry’s most respected CEOs and managers from international tourism and hospitality as well as royalty and tourism ministers.

Peter Gould, CEO of Great Hotels of the World, comments: “We are delighted to have been nominated in such a prestigious category and to be recognised for our unique collection of luxury hotels from around the globe. To be given this award, chosen by both industry leaders as well as consumers, is an honour.”

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Great Hotels of the World
Great Hotels of the World ( 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.

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