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2014 Roca awards to the hotel initiative

The big night of the hotel industry

The 10th Roca Awards to the Hotel Initiative, organized by Gran Hotel Turismo magazine and sponsored by Roca, were granted at the Roca Barcelona Gallery.

The awards ceremony gathered more than 200 guests, including top officials, representatives ofthe hotel, tourism and gastronomy industries and the media.

The Roca Awards to the Hotel Initiative had the support of Amenities Pack Novotecnic, Grupo Solsegur, Viajes El Corte Inglés, Vermut Miró, Bardinet, Bellsolà, Duni, Torelló, Enrique Tomás, Interpharma, Resuinsa, Tea Shop, Sushi Box, Mastinell, NB Gin and Fever-Tree.

Established in 1993 by Gran Hotel Turismo, the Roca Awards to the Hotel Initiative acknowledge and pay tribute to the hotels and hoteliers for their contribution to a constantly moving sector that keeps reinventing itself and surprising us. Therefore, these awards are a great prestige for those who work to improve the tourism market, the main driving force of the Spanish economy and on which Gran Hotel Turismo also depends.

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Jury Grand Award

Winner: Confortel Suites Madrid

The Grand Jury Prize was given to Hotel Confortel Suites Madrid for its strong commitment to social and labour integration of handicapped people.

Architecture

Winner:

ROOM MATE AITANA

Ámsterdam (Holanda)

Finalists:

  • Cava & Hotel Mastinell Vilafranca del Penedès (Barcelona) 
  • Eurostars Río Douro Castelo de Paiva (Portugal) 
  • NH Ribera del Manzanares Madrid

Refurbishment

Winner:

ONLY YOU HOTEL & LOUNGE MADRID

Madrid

Finalists:

  • Gran Hotel Nagari Boutique & Spa Vigo (Pontevedra)
  • Marbella Club Golf Resort Marbella (Málaga)
  • Parador de Turismo de Corias Corias (Asturias)

Renovation

Winner:

MAJESTIC HOTEL & SPA

Barcelona

Finalists:

  • Innside Madrid Suecia Madrid
  • Sol Wave House Magaluf (Mallorca) 
  • Ushuaïa Ibiza Beach Hotel Playa d’en Bossa (Ibiza)

Holiday

Winner:

GRAN MELIÁ PALACIO DE ISORA

Guía de Isora (Tenerife)

Finalists:

  • AC Baqueira Ski Resort Baqueira (Lleida)
  • Gran Hotel Elba Estepona & Thalasso Spa Estepona (Málaga)
  • Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel & Spa Port de Sóller (Mallorca)

Hotel Cuisine

Winner:

ABAC RESTAURANTE HOTEL

Barcelona

Finalists:

  • Hesperia Madrid Madrid
  • Hotel Jardines de Ulleta Suites Vitoria-Gasteiz (Álava)
  • Parador de Alcalá de Henares Alcalá de Henares (Madrid)

Conference and Convention Hotel

Winner:

W BARCELONA

Barcelona

Finalists:

  • Ayre Hotel Oviedo Oviedo
  • Barceló Montecastillo Golf & Sports Resort Jerez de la Frontera (Cádiz)
  • NH Collection Eurobuilding Madrid

Health

Winner:

GRAN HOTEL LAS CALDAS VILLA TERMAL

Las Caldas (Asturias)

Finalists:

  • Hotel Termas Marina El Palasiet Benicàssim (Castellón)
  • Thalasia Costa de Murcia San Pedro del Pinatar (Murcia) 
  • Villa Padierna Palace Hotel Marbella Málaga

Rural

Winner:

EL CONVENTO DE MAVE

Santa María de Mave (Palencia)

Finalists:

  • Can Lluc Boutique Country Hotel & Villas San Rafel (Ibiza)
  • Hacienda Hotel El Santiscal Arcos de la Frontera (Cádiz)
  • Malcontenta Hotel Palamós (Girona)

City

Winner:

GRAN HOTEL NAGARI BOUTIQUE & SPA

Vigo (Pontevedra)

Finalists:

  • Gran Meliá Fénix Madrid
  • Only You Hotel & Lounge Madrid Madrid
  • W Barcelona Barcelona

Singular

Winner:

CAVA & HOTEL MASTINELL

Vilafranca del Penedès (Barcelona)

Finalists:

  • Hotel Casa Fuster Barcelona
  • Hotel Marqués de Riscal Elciego (Álava)
  • Mercer Hotel Barcelona Barcelona

Chain

Winner:

H10 HOTELS

Finalists:

  • Hoteles Elba
  • Paradores
  • Room Mate Hotels

Tourist promotion

Winner:

AGÈNCIA CATALANA DE TURISME

Finalists:

  • Basquetour-Agència Vasca de Turismo
  • Costa Brava Pirineu de Girona
  • Turismo de La Rioja

Technological equipment

Winner:

NH COLLECTION EUROBUILDING

Madrid

Finalists:

  • Gran Hotel Nagari Boutique & Spa Vigo (Pontevedra)
  • Royal Passeig de Gràcia Hotel Barcelona
  • Ushuaïa Ibiza Beach Hotel Playa d’en Bossa (Ibiza)

Strategies in digital content

Winner:

HOTEL BÉCQUER

Sevilla

Finalists:

  • Meliá Hotels International
  • Room Mate Hotels
  • Ushuaïa Ibiza Beach Hotel Playa d’en Bossa (Ibiza)

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