The hotels were awarded last Saturday June 8 in the 26th edition of the World Travel Awards 2019 held at a gala in Madeira (Portugal)
One more year the World Travel Awards (WTA), considered as the Oscars of tourism, have recognized the efforts made by Barceló Hotel Group to improve the quality of its establishments around the world. Proof of this is that 5 hotels in Spain were chosen among the best hotels in the world, in the European gala of the 26th edition of the World Travel Awards 2019 held last Saturday June 8 in Madeira (Portugal).
Previously, on June 1, the Barceló Palmeraie hotel (Marrakech) was chosen Best All-Inclusive Resort in Morocco at the gala held in Mauritius where the best hotels in the world were chosen in Africa and the Indian Ocean.
Hotels of Barceló Hotel Group of Europe awarded in the WTAs 2019:
- La Bobadilla, at Royal Hideaway Hotel (Granada) – Best Boutique Hotel in Spain (Spain’s Leading Boutique Hotel)
- Formentor, at Royal Hideaway Hotel (Mallorca) – Best Beach Hotel in Spain (Spain’s Leading Beach Hotel)
- Royal Hideaway Corales Resort (Tenerife) – Best Hotel with Villas in Spain and Best Resort in Spain (Spain’s Leading Luxury Hotel Villa and Spain’s Leading Resort)
- Barceló Isla Canela (Huelva) – Best All-Inclusive Hotel in Spain (Spain’s Leading All-Inclusive Resort)
- Barceló Sevilla Renacimiento (Sevilla) – Best Hotel for Congresses and Events in Spain (Spain’s Leading MICE Hotel)
- Barceló Palmeraie (Marrakech, Morocco) – Best All-Inclusive Resort in Morocco (Morocco’s Leading All-Inclusive Resort)
On July 11 will take place the WTA 2019 of Latin America, contest in which Barceló Hotel Group also participates with 10 hotels that have been nominated.
La Bobadilla, at Royal Hideaway Hotel (Granada) – Best Boutique Hotel in Spain
In a unique setting of olive groves and oaks in the Sierra de Loja, is La Bobadilla, Royal Hideaway Hotel, the first sustainable luxury hotel in our country and a slow destination par excellence. Set in an impressive 350-hectare estate with architecture that follows the canons of the old Andalusian palaces, the hotel has impressive facilities: an outdoor pool surrounded by nature, a wellness center, gym and multiple sports courts and a varied local gastronomic proposal in its four restaurants.
In addition, the hotel is a member of Leading Hotels of the World (LHW), the largest consortium of luxury hotels in the world, and has been included by Tripadvisor among the twenty-five best hotels in the categories of “Best hotel in Spain” and ” Best luxury hotel in Spain “in its Travelers Choice Awards 2019.
Formentor, at Royal Hideaway Hotel (Mallorca) – Best Beach Hotel in Spain
Located in one of the most important enclaves of the island of Mallorca, a peninsula of 1,200 hectares of Mediterranean forest, a World Heritage Site by UNESCO since 2011, and facing the idyllic beach of Formentor, considered one of the 25 best beaches in the world, is the perfect place to enjoy a few days of relaxation. Opened in 1929, this 5-star boutique hotel has been the refuge of novelists, poets and musicians for inspiration for their works.
Royal Hideaway Corales Resort (Tenerife) – Best Hotel with villas in Spain and Best Resort in Spain
Opened in February 2018, the hotel was already awarded in the category of Spain’s Leading Luxury Hotel Villa last year. This new luxury five-star complex located south of the island of Tenerife, noted for its spectacular one or two bedroom villas with living room and spectacular ocean views.
The hotel has the restaurant Maresía run by the Brothers Padrón, Canarian chefs with 1 Michelin star and two Repsol suns; a restaurant specialized in Nikkei cuisine, as well as a complete spa located in the adults-only area.
In addition to this award, the hotel was awarded at the European Hospitality Awards as Best New Hotel 2018 for its facilities and its innovative proposal of experiences designed to suit its guests. It was also considered the Best Beach Hotel by the Roca Awards for the Hotel Initiative in 2018.
Barceló Isla Canela (Huelva) – Best All-Inclusive Hotel in Spain
Located on the beachfront in the coastal town of Ayamonte, the hotel was elegantly designed in the traditional style of the Andalusian towns of yesteryear.
The hotel was also included by Tripadvisor among the 10 best hotels in the category of “Best All Inclusive Hotel in Spain” in its Travelers Choice Awards 2019.
Barceló Sevilla Renacimiento (Sevilla) – Best Hotel for Congresses and Events in Spain
Located on the banks of the Guadalquivir River, it is an emblematic hotel in Seville that is characterized by its unique architecture and design reminiscent of the Guggenheim Museum in New York.
With 295 spacious and bright rooms, the hotel, member of the ICCA (International Congress and Conventions Association), stands out for its 25 multi-purpose meeting rooms as well as the Gran Sevilla Convention Center with a capacity for 1,200 people, which makes it the hotel with the Greater Seville Convention Center.
Barceló Palmeraie (Marrakech, Morocco) – Best All-Inclusive Resort in Morocco
Located in the heart of the mythical palm grove of Marrakech, it is a majestic hotel inspired by traditional Moroccan architecture. The hotel has 252 rooms, two swimming pools and a beautiful garden setting. It has a fabulous Wellness center of 500 square meters with hammam, whirlpool and several treatment rooms.
It is also an excellent option for a magnificent family holiday thanks to its Mini Club with entertainment program throughout the day in its magnificent facilities.