Holiday Check, German speaking countries’ largest hotel evaluation portal, awarded three LABRANDA properties among the ten most popular hotels in their region. The LABRANDA Rocca Nettuno Tropea hotel in Calabria received the Gold Award for its five-year consecutive top ranking.
Munich, GERMANY – German speaking countries largest hotel evaluation portal, HolidayCheck awards every year the best hotels in 35 countries and 145 regions. LABRANDA Hotels & Resorts was rewarded with three “HolidayCheck 2017” awards. LABRANDA Roca Nettuno Tropea (Calabria, Italy), LABRANDA Bahia de Lobos (Fuerteventura, Spain) and LABRANDA Playa Bonita (Gran Canaria, Spain) are all among the ten most popular hotels in their regions per HolidayCheck user’s evaluation.
The Chief Content Officer of FTI Group, Roula Jouny comments that, “We are very pleased to see that our concept of LABRANDA Hotels & Resorts is so well received by our guests just 15 months after the launch of the LABRANDA Hotels & Resorts brand. The HolidayCheck top 10 rankings is a great success and is an important message for us to continue developing in this direction.”
The hotel must have at least 50 valid reviews with higher than 90% recommendation level in order to be nominated for the HolidayCheck awards a hotel. Additionally, the hotel must hold minimum 5 “Sun Points” in the HolidayCheck evaluation system. The Sun points are ranged from 1 to 6 where 6 is the best. The points are based on an algebra that takes in consideration replies to certain questions HolidayCheck system asks guests during their check-out from the hotel. The point system evaluates on room quality, hotel location, hotel area attractiveness, service, hotel restaurants and facilities.
With a recommendation rate of 93 percent from 1,786 reviews and 5.4 sun points the LABRANDA Roca Nettuno Tropea (Calabria, Italy) has been top ranked for the fifth consecutive year and received the new Gold Award. The four star, “LABRANDA Super Beach Category”, family friendly hotel offers guests direct access to a super-beach, Calabrian and Italian cuisines specialties, unique views of the medieval town of Tropea, the Church of Santa Maria dell’Isola (a pilgrimage church), the Island of Stromboli and breath-taking sunsets to wrap up a perfect holiday.
LABRANDA Playa Bonita (Gran Canaria, Spain) in the “LABRANDA comfort category”, is being awarded for the first time with a 94 percent recommendation rate of 988 reviews and 5.5 sun points. With its prime location and family-friendly concept offered at an attractive price the price-performance ratio is very good. The hotel was recently refurbished and includes, pool, children’s playground, live entertainment, restaurants and bars and is located at a short walk from Playa del Inglés beach, in close proximity to the famous dunes of Maspalomas, shops, restaurants and nightlife. Simply, the best choice for a family holiday.
The third LABRANDA property to make it to the top ten is LABRANDA Bahia de Lobos (Fuerteventura, Spain). It is the second year it is rewarded, and it is considered to be one of the best hotels in the region with a recommendation rate 94 percent of 1,409 reviews and 5.3 sun points. LABRANDA Bahia de Lobos is in the “LABRANDA Select category” and was renovated in 2014. The spacious complex offers freshwater and sea water swimming pools, all-inclusive program with regional and international cuisines. Guests will enjoy large rooms with free Wi-Fi in addition to great staff and high gastronomical quality.
HolidayCheck gets the hotel data from over 100 tour operators and publishes this information as help for travellers on their website and mobile applications. There are over 7 million unique reviews on the system.
About LABRANDA Hotels & Resorts
LABRANDA Hotels & Resorts was launched in September 2015 by FTI Group and comprises of 40 hotels & resorts and more than 9000 guest rooms around the Canary Islands, Egypt, Morocco, Greece, Malta, Italy and Turkey. The hotel portfolio is versatile and is divided into seven categories: premium (high-end resorts), super beach (resorts with direct beach access), select (four-star hotels with all-inclusive packages), comfort ( three- to five-star hotels with an attractive value for money), charm (three- to four-star hotels with a choice of self-catering, breakfast or half board), smart & yummy (three-star hotels with all-inclusive packages) and small & friendly (familiar and local, authentic atmosphere). LABRANDA Hotels & Resorts welcomes more than 500,000 guests annually to excellent service, value-for-money, all-inclusive packages in unique, beach destinations.
May El Souki
Head of Marketing – Meeting Point International / LABRANDA Hotels & Resorts