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Corinthia Hotel St Petersburg receives prestigious award

Thursday 24, June 2010

 

Corinthia Hotel St Petersburg receives prestigious award

 

The newly extended and refurbished five-star Corinthia Hotel St Petersburg has been selected by the American Academy of Hospitality Sciences (AAHS) to receive the prestigious ‘Five Star Diamond Award’ as one of the finest hotels in its category and classification in the Russian Federation.

 

The Award was presented to the hotel by Mr. Joseph Cinque, President and CEO of the Academy in the presence of St Petersburg’s Head of Tourism Ms. Marianna Ordzhonikidze. Also present at the ceremony were some 100 journalists, representatives of the travel industry and dignitaries from the cultural community of the Northern Capital of Russia. 

 

The Corinthia Hotel St Petersburg is the first hotel in Russia this year to receive such accolade from the AAHS, which is awarded for consistency of products and services and overall standards of high quality performance.

 

“It is a great honour to have our St Petersburg hotel endorsed by the Academy so soon after the completion of an extensive renovation and enlargement project that has repositioned the hotel as the top property in the city" said Tony Potter, CEO and Managing Director of the hotel’s operating company CHI Hotels & Resorts. "The Five Star Diamond Award is coveted and respected throughout the world and we are very pleased that our hotel has met and exceeded their very high standards and stringent selection criteria" concluded Tony Potter.

 

The AAHS is world-renowned for awarding excellence in the global travel and luxury services sector. Each year the Academy bestows awards exclusively on five-star establishments that are deemed to be the pinnacle of quality.

 

“After experiencing the luxurious hotel facilities and the excellent service provided by the hotel staff we were truly impressed”, proclaimed Mr. Joseph Cinque during the press conference held in the newly open sumptuous ballroom of the hotel.

 

American Academy of Hospitality Sciences is based in New York City, and is governed by an International Board of Trustees. All members of the Board are respected leaders in the industry and are themselves, world travellers. Valuable sources around the globe routinely submit nominations of five star establishments for review. The Board then refines the selection to those who qualify for the ultimate evaluation.

 

Ideally located in the heart of St. Petersburg, the Corinthia Hotel St Petersburg has everything one can desire in a five-star hotel. It offers 388 comfortable and elegant rooms, including 107 executive superior rooms recently created within the framework of the 100 Million euro hotel extension and refurbishment project. 15 fully-equipped conference rooms with a total capacity of 1,000 people provide an ideal venue for conferences, banquets and special events.

 

The Corinthia Hotel St Petersburg is owned by International Hotel Investments plc (IHI), a public company based in Malta with hotel investments in Budapest, Tripoli, Lisbon, Malta, Prague, St Petersburg and London. The company’s hotels are operated by CHI Hotels & Resorts, a leading hotel operating company owned by IHI and the Wyndham Hotel Group of the United States.

 

(Source: TravelDailyNews.com)

 

 

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