Hilton Worldwide Excels At World Travel Awards 2011

With Seven Accolades In The European Region The Company Celebrates Another Successful Year At The Prestigious Awards

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September 25, 2011

Croatia - Hilton Imperial Dubrovnik was named "Croatia's Leading Hotel" at the awards for the second consecutive year while several other hotels in the company’s European portfolio were also among the winners in the following six award categories:

Simon Vincent, area president, Europe, Hilton Worldwide, said, “I am delighted to see some of our European flagship hotels win against their competition in multiple markets and categories – some of them for the second or third consecutive year. Being honoured at these well-respected awards demonstrates the leading position of our company within the European market – which is achieved through offering excellent service at our hotels and going the extra mile to recognise our individual guests’ needs and requests.”

The prestigious World Travel Awards have been recognising organisations delivering outstanding customer experience in travel and tourism for 18 years and have become a global key institution of the industry, stimulating competition and innovation among operators as well as providing a helpful testimonial for quality to travellers worldwide. Following the European ceremony, the 18th Annual Grand Final of the World Travel Awards 2011 will take place in Doha, Qatar on 29th November and honour excellence in the travel and tourism industry worldwide.

Earlier this year, Hilton Imperial Dubrovnik also won the Best in Customer Service Award, voted by Vita Communication – BNCSA, a national award programme that celebrates the accomplishments of Croatia’s leading businesses. It recognises excellence and rewards commitment to quality and customer service. The hotel is situated only a minute away from to the historic Old Town district of Dubrovnik (UNESCO World Heritage Site).

For further information on the categories and winners of the World Travel Awards 2011, please visit www.worldtravelawards.com/winners2011-8.

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