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Hilton Malta Receives Country’s No. 1 HolidayCheck Award 2014
April 01, 2014
ST. JULIAN'S, Malta - Hilton Malta is proud to announce that the hotel has been awarded the prestigious HolidayCheck Award 2014, one of the largest tourism prizes worldwide. Nearly 400 hotels from all around the globe have been presented with the award which was decided upon by more than one million holiday-makers' reviews submitted during 2013.
The HolidayCheck Award 2014 is divided into six categories, the most prestigious being "The Country's No.1" prize of which Hilton Malta is a winner. These hotels have topped all other hotels in each of the 41 destinations. Other award categories include: beach holidays, city trips, family holidays, couples and spa & relaxation.
In order to qualify for the award, hotels must have received at least 40 reviews in 2013, been recommended by at least 90 percent of its guests, and have at least five out of six HolidayCheck, with six suns regarded as "excellent."
The countries who won the most awards per hotel are Germany (26), Austria (26), Switzerland (25), Italy (24), Spain (23), Portugal (23), Thailand (22), Greece (21), Egypt (21) and Turkey (21).
In order to be nominated, hotels need to meet the following minimum criteria:
- A minimum of 40 reviews during the year 2013, for a stay in 2013.
- A minimum recommendation rate of 90% from reviews in 2013.
- A minimum rating of 5 out of 6 suns from reviews in 2013.
- No breach of compliance with the HolidayCheck Code of Conduct
HolidayCheck is the largest European independent travel portal. On www.HolidayCheck.com travellers find hotels matching their wishes, they can get in contact with other travellers, and book directly. The base for this is a databank of 10 million hotel reviews and pictures. The independent foundation „Stiftung Warentest" has been convinced about this two times already: HolidayCheck was the only travel portal to be rated as „good" (grade 1.8, "test"- issue 2/2010) and is also among hotel mediators test winner with the grade "good" (2.4, "test"-issue 5/2012). HolidayCheck makes travellers happy.
Tessa Abela Schinas
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