Hilton Namhae Golf & Spa Resort Wins Award As ‘Korea’s Leading Golf And Spa Resort’ At the 2011 World Travel Awards

Marks Fifth Consecutive Year Hotel Has Won The Award

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October 07, 2011

NAMHAE, South Korea - Hilton Namhae Golf & Spa Resort, the first international brand resort in Korea, received the award for "Korea's Leading Golf and Spa Resort" for the fifth time at the recent "2011 World Travel Award" Ceremony on September 28, 2011 in Bangkok, Thailand.

The World Travel Awards, which began in 1993, was called ‘An Oscar Awards of the Travel Industry' by the Wall Street Journal. The winner is selected by online voting of tour experts and guests from all over the world. The World Travel Awards are the most prestigious, comprehensive and sought after awards program in the global travel and tourism industry. With the upcoming World EXPO 2012 in Yeosu, this accolade helps Hilton Namhae Golf & Spa Resort and Namhae Island to continue to gain domestic and international exposure and recognition.

Stefano A. Ruzza, general manager of Hilton Namhae Golf & Spa Resort, who received the award at the ceremony, said, "It is a great honor to receive the "Leading Golf and Spa Resort, South Korea, Award" for the fifth time since 2006. This award recognizes Hilton Namhae's great resort, hotel and golf facilities, as well as the dedicated and personalized service rendered to our guests. The team and I are extremely happy and thankful to all the loyal voters, hotel guests and members of Hilton Namhae, and commit to devoting our efforts to improve services and facilities even more."

To prepare for the upcoming Yeosu EXPO, the Hilton Namhae recently renovated its meeting and conference facilities. WiFi service in public areas of the resort and High Speed Internet Access(HSIA) in rooms with remote printing capabilities. Receiving the prestigious international World Travel Award underlines the Yeosu EXPO STAY accreditation of Hilton Namhae Golf & Spa Resort and makes Hilton Namhae an even more attractive partner and accommodation venue. "Maintaining high quality and standards continue to make us a preferred destination for leisure and business in South Korea," said Ruzza.

For more information, please visit www.hiltonnamhae.com, or call 055-860-0100.

About Hilton Namhae Golf & Spa Resorts
Hilton Namhae Golf & Spa Resort is famous for luxurious accommodations with stunning architecture, sea-side golf course with nice weather in every four seasons, spa facilities, meeting rooms for business and various activities for family. It is located in Namhae-gun, well-known place for beautiful scenery. It can be reached in 4 hours from Seoul. With luxury facilities, high-class service, and pleasant surroundings, our guests can enjoy their moment to the fullest. Also, Hilton Namhae Golf & Spa Resort has been accredited as World EXPO 2012 STAY venue and member of the World EXPO Family. It will prove pleasant service and differentiated quality to the visitor of EXPO 2012 Yeosu Korea.

About Hilton Hotels & Resorts

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