22 October 2015
FIVE ROCCO FORTE HOTELS TOP CONDÉ NAST TRAVELER’S 2015 READERS’ CHOICE AWARDS, WITH HOTEL DE ROME IN BERLIN TAKING FIRST PLACE
October 22, 2015 – Condé Nast Traveler today announced the results of its 28th annual Readers’ Choice Awards with five of Rocco Forte Hotels ranked in the ‘Top Hotels in Northern Europe’ category. Hotel de Rome in Berlin (1st), The Charles Hotel in Munich (3rd), Villa Kennedy in Frankfurt (4th) and Hotel Astoria in St. Petersburg (7th) have all been placed in the top ten, with Hotel Amigo in Brussels ranked 14th.
“It is a great acknowledgment for Rocco Forte Hotels and for each team member to have so many of our hotels recognized for these awards,” said Christian Renz, Vice President of Sales & Marketing. “With a family of ten individual hotels and resorts throughout Europe, we strive to ensure that every visitor has an authentic and individual experience in each of our beautiful cities. We respect the heritage of the city and the hotel, and we focus on the details that make each of our hotels unique.”
Over 128,000 dedicated readers participated in the annual Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards, ranking the best hotels, resorts, cities, islands, airlines, and cruise lines in the world, resulting in more than 1,500 of the best travel experiences in the world. The Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards are the longest-running and most prestigious recognition of excellence in the travel industry. Under Editor in Chief Pilar Guzmán, these awards have become more selective and specific to the passions that inspire today’s travellers.
The Readers’ Choice Awards are announced in the November issue of Condé Nast Traveler, on newsstands nationwide on October 28, 2015. The full list is published exclusively online, at www.CNTraveler.com/rca.
About Rocco Forte Hotels
Established by Sir Rocco Forte and sister, Olga Polizzi in 1996, Rocco Forte Hotels is a family of 10 individual hotels and resorts. All of the hotels are landmarks, both old and new, occupying magnificent buildings in exceptional locations. Led by a family who has been in hospitality for four generations, the hotels are united by their distinctive approach to service ensuring guests experience the best of the cities and surrounding areas. Rocco Forte Hotels comprises: Hotel de Russie, Rome; Hotel Savoy, Florence; Verdura Resort, Sicily; The Balmoral, Edinburgh; Brown’s Hotel, London; The Charles Hotel, Munich; Villa Kennedy, Frankfurt; Hotel de Rome, Berlin; Hotel Amigo, Brussels; Hotel Astoria, St Petersburg.
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