We've been named the Best Group Hotel Brand at the European Group Travel Awards (EGTA) which were held on Thursday, March 9th, 2017 at the renowned Intercontinental Berlin. The third annual event recognizes the highest standards of excellence in group travel honoring the very best European suppliers in the industry.
Travel organizations, destinations, and individuals throughout Europe were eligible to submit their nominations with a voting panel of industry experts calculating the finalists in each category. Votes were then cast by travel professionals worldwide to determine the 2017 European Group Travel Award winners.
Dylan Ratigan, former CNBC Television News Journalist, MSNBC Host, and Documentary Film Producer, hosted the evening’s festivities. EGTA highlights included premiere entertainment from Benjamin Fröhlich, one of the city’s best Club Scene DJs, vocal performances by "Stars in Concert" a top international act in Berlin, and an afterparty dance mix by DJ and producer David Vendetta. The awards show also included a Diamond and Champagne Raffle giveaway with all proceeds going to the night’s charity sponsor AquaAffirm, helping to provide clean drinking water in Bangladesh.
More than 350+ industry executives, travel organizers, and trade publications from across Europe and abroad attended the awards show.
“The European Group Travel Awards helps to recognize all the effort and dedication European suppliers put into providing group travelers with outstanding travel experiences,” said Tim Hentschel, CEO of HotelPlanner.
About European Group Travel Awards
The European Group Travel Awards (EGTA) was created by HotelPlanner.com in partnership with UK based Landor Travel Publications. The annual event recognizes the highest levels of achievement in group travel - celebrating the finest suppliers who deliver the types of accommodations, attractions, and amenities groups seek. Each finalist has been selected by a voting panel of industry experts based on providing the highest quality of group services plus delivering outstanding group travel experiences. The winners are announced on stage at the black-tie awards gala held at the prestigious InterContinental Berlin, located downtown.