Lisbon, 16th of December 2014 – The five-star Corinthia Hotel Lisbon has been recognized by the 2014 World Luxury Hotel Awards in South Africa as Luxury Hotel & Conference Centre of the European Continent for its world class facilities and service excellence.
The Corinthia Hotel Lisbon, nominated over 1,000 hotels from 145 countries and tested in over 50 categories in the luxury hotel industry, was elected Luxury Hotel & Conference Centre of the European Continent by international tour operators, travel agents and hotel guests who cast their votes annually.
The South Africa Awards Gala Ceremony held on the 6th December, marked the eight annual World Luxury Hotel Awards. This is, recognized as a global organization providing luxury hotels with recognition for their world class facilities and service excellence provided to guests.
Reuben Mifsud, the General Manager of Corinthia Hotel Lisbon, said, “We are extremely honored to be recognized as the Luxury Hotel & Conference Centre of the European Continent, it underlines the exceptional professionalism and consistent guest driven focus of our teams. Being acknowledged by such a prestigious organization in the same year as our 10th Anniversary celebration makes us tremendously proud. We are determined to maintain our exceptional levels of service to all guests.”
The Corinthia Hotel Lisbon also opened a stunning renovated Lobby and Lounge Bar in March 2014. The new look has created a high-end 'residential' warm welcome and the feel of true luxury where guests can enjoy a more intimate atmosphere and feel more comfort. The hotel conference and events facilities are the largest and best equipped in a five star hotel in Lisbon with 16 rooms on the same floor with natural day light and a capacity for up to 1.400 delegates in a multi-purpose 32,000 square-feet area. The hotel gained recognition as the top conference center hotel in Portugal in 2009 when it was named ‘Best Events Hotel’ at the third edition of the Events Annual Gala that took place in Oporto, Portugal and in 2011 was named Gold Magellan Award Winner for its outstanding business and conference services in the Hotel/Resort Category. In 2013 it was named winner of the Western Europe Region Energy Project of the Year for 2013 by the USA Association of Energy Engineers, for its outstanding energy efficient hotel project and in August 2014 was elected Portugal’s Leading Business Hotel by World Travel Awards.