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Estonia’s Leading Hotel: Prestigious World Travel Award for Swissôtel Tallinn

10-05-2010 10:40 AM CET | Tourism, Cars, Traffic

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World Travel Award for Bart Westerhout, General Manager Swissôtel Tallinn (right)

World Travel Award for Bart Westerhout, General Manager Swissôtel Tallinn (right)

ZURICH, 4th October 2010 – Swissôtel Tallinn is proud to announce the receipt of the prestigious award of the World Travel Association (WTA) as it was singled out this year as “Estonia’s Leading Hotel”. The award ceremony was held in the city of Antalya in Turkey beginning of October.

The World Travel Awards European regional ceremony united senior management and decision makers of Europe’s travel and tourism industry to celebrate their achievements. Also referred to as the “Oscars of the travel and tourism industry” by the Wall Street Journal, the World Travel Awards was founded in 1993 and is recognized globally as the foremost recognition of excellence in product and service worldwide. This year results are based on an independent vote by 185’000 travel agents and tourism professionals in over 200 countries.

Swissôtel Tallinn is a luxury hotel with 238 guestrooms and suites set admidst the business district of Tallinn, boasting unrivalled postcard panoramic views across the UNESCO listed Old Town and the Baltic Sea. Only 10 minutes away from the Airport and in walking distance to all hotspots of the city, Swissôtel Tallinn offers excellent accommodation, a wealth of facilities including three restaurants, the largest ballroom in Estonia as well as the Amrita Spa & Wellness Centre for relaxation and a wide range of treatments.

“Being recognised by the World Travel Awards in this way confirms our company slogan, a passion for perfection, which is based on our warm Swiss hospitality combined with quality, efficiency and reliability”, says Bart Westerhout, General Manager of the outstanding property. “It is pleasing that the Swissôtel Tallinn, which is representing Swissôtel in this extraordinary destination, has within a few years established a reputation to earn this prestigious award.”

More information on Swissôtel Tallinn is available under www.swissotel.com/tallinn

Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts is an award winning and distinctive group of deluxe hotels, combining renowned Swiss hospitality with contemporary design, personalised service, charm and efficiency. Located in popular gateway destinations and city centres, the hotels provide convenient access to business and shopping districts. The group’s Swiss heritage ensures organisational competence, attention to detail, safety and a superlative guest experience.

Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts is owned by Fairmont Raffles Hotels International, a leading global hotel company with 95 hotels and resorts worldwide under the Raffles, Fairmont and Swissôtel brands. The company also manages Fairmont and Raffles branded Residences, Estates and luxury private residence club properties.

Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts under development:
Swissôtel Dresden, Germany (2011)
Swissôtel Makkah, Saudi-Arabia (2011)
Swissôtel Kyiv, Ukraine (2012)

Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts
Balz-Zimmermann-Str.7
8302 Kloten, Zurich
Switzerland

Eva-Maria Panzer
Director Communication
evamaria.panzer@swissotel.com

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