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The Oberoi Group Receives Two Prestigious Awards at the World Travel Awards 2012

NEW DELHI, December 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --

Oberoi Hotels & Resorts Voted "World's Leading Luxury Hotel Brand"

The Oberoi, Gurgaon Voted "World's Leading Luxury Hotel", for the Second Consecutive Year

The Oberoi Group, a pioneer in luxury hotels, has received two prestigious global recognitions by the World Travel Awards (WTA) this year. Oberoi Hotels & Resorts has been voted as the "World's Leading Luxury Hotel Brand 2012". This honour was bestowed upon The Oberoi Group for its all-round excellence and unparalleled levels of service.

The Oberoi, Gurgaon, has been voted "World's Leading Luxury Hotel 2012". This is the second consecutive year, The Oberoi, Gurgaon, has received this prestigious award. "We are very proud and honoured to receive two prestigious awards this year by the World Travel Awards. Both these recognitions are an affirmation of The Oberoi Group's unwavering commitment towards offering guests world-class facilities and unsurpassed service standards. I accept this award on behalf of my entire team who has worked passionately to ensure our guests receive warm, personalised and caring service," said Kapil Chopra, Executive Vice President, The Oberoi Group.

Described as the 'Oscars' of the travel and tourism industry by The Wall Street Journal, the World Travel Awards are recognised globally by the travel, tourism and hospitality industry as the foremost acknowledgement of excellence in product and service.

Further notes to the Editor:

About The Oberoi Group:

The Oberoi Group, founded in 1934, operates 29 hotels, a Nile Cruiser and a Motor Vessel in the backwaters of Kerala under the luxury 'Oberoi' and five-star 'Trident' brands in India, Egypt, Mauritius, Indonesia and Saudi Arabia. The Group is also engaged in flight catering, managing airport restaurants, travel and tour services, car rentals, project management and corporate air charters.

http://www.oberoihotels.com/ | http://www.tridenthotels.com/

About Oberoi Hotels & Resorts:

Oberoi Hotels & Resorts is synonymous the world over for providing the right blend of service, luxury and quiet efficiency. Internationally acclaimed for all-round excellence and unparalleled levels of service, Oberoi Hotels & Resorts have received innumerable awards and accolades.

A distinctive feature of the Group's hotels is their highly motivated and well trained staff who provides exceptionally attentive, personalised and warm service. The Group's new luxury hotels have established a reputation for redefining the paradigm of luxury and excellence in service amongst hotels around the world.

About The Oberoi, Gurgaon:

The Oberoi, Gurgaon, which opened in April, 2011, redefines the city hotel experience with a design philosophy of height, light and space. Spread over nine acres, the hotel features serene water bodies, a forested driveway and landscaped greens. The 202 rooms and suites of The Oberoi, Gurgaon are amongst the largest for city hotels around the world. Other unique features include luxurious suites with private heated pools, the city's first 24-hour spa and an exclusive cigar lounge.

The Oberoi, Gurgaon, is located in the prime business and shopping district of Gurgaon in the New Delhi National Capital Region and is a 15 minute drive from Delhi International Airport. The hotel is also within easy reach from the New Delhi city centre, major sightseeing destinations and most of the entertainment, shopping and recreation hubs in Gurgaon city.

About World Travel Awards:

The World Travel Awards were launched in 1993 to acknowledge and recognise excellence in the global travel and tourism industry. Now celebrating their 19th anniversary, they are regarded as the very highest achievement that a travel product could hope to receive. Votes are cast by 213,000 travel professionals including travel agencies, tour and transport companies and tourism organisations in more than 160 countries across the globe.

 

For the complete list, survey methodology, and further details please proceed to http://www.worldtravelawards.com/nominations-voting.

Primary Media Contact: Ms. Silki Nanda, [email protected], 91-11-2389 0505

Secondary Media Contact: Ms. Neha Anand, [email protected], 91-11-2389 0505

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