Opened the registration to the Roca Awards to the Hotel Initiative
The hoteliers who want to present their candidature to the Roca Awards to the Hotel Initiative can register until April 25th on the website www.premiosrocahotel.com
At the 2018 edition, organized by the Gran Hotel Turismo and sponsored by Roca, hoteliers can opt for the following categories:
1º Hotel Architecture
Newly built hotel or refurbished building for hotel use, which opened from July 1st 2016 until the closing date of reception of the candidatures.
Works carried from July 1st 2016 until the closing date of reception of the candidatures. We will take into account the renovation and decoration of a hotel with the aim to improve its services and atmosphere.
3º Seaside Holiday Hotel
Hotel aimed mainly at offering its guests an enjoyable seaside holiday. We will value its location, surroundings, cuisine, facilities, leisure activities, etc.
4º Mountain Holiday Hotel
Hotel aimed mainly at offering its guests an enjoyable holiday in the mountains. We will value its location, surroundings, cuisine, suitable facilities for mountain sports, etc.
5º Hotel Cuisine
- Hotel restaurant: The quality and the creativity of the gastronomy offered will be valued, as well as the room service.
- Cocktail-bar service: We will value the establishments which have professional bartenders and/or mixologists who are willing to offer different cocktails and soft drinks trying to surprise their clients through research and creativity.
6º Conference and Convention Hotel
We will value the quality of the facilities to hold conferences, conventions and incentive outings, as well as the audiovisual and technical services, the catering options, communication, etc
7º Wellness Hotel
The establishment that can offer the widest range of thermal, thalassotherapy, spa, relaxation and beauty treatments, among others, as well as a healthy cuisine.
8º Singular hotel
Establishment that, based on its location, architecture, decoration or services, has features that make it different. It presents the charming side of exclusiveness and transmits guests the sensation of being special.
9º Urban Hotel
Well-located establishment within a city that favours the use of the hotel both for business purposes and leisure city breaks.
10º Sustainable Hotel - We Are Water Foundation Award
Hotel that includes the most sustainable and innovative solutions regarding water and energy saving.
11º Hotel chain
It will be valued the quality of the premises, as well as the level of the services offered by the different hotels of the same hotel chain. We will also value the ability to grow and the presentation of different innovative proposals to improve hospitality.
1º Hotel innovation in Portugal
Establishment located in Portugal, belonging to a Portuguese or international hotel chain, which stands out for incorporating an innovative concept in its facilities, services or brand values. This innovation must be aimed at improving the guest or customer experience, improving the management of the hotel and its employees or the conservation of the environment and the environment.
All kind of hotels can be submitted to this category, regardless of their size, provided they justify the presentation of their candidacy.
2ª Hotel innovation in Russia
Hotel located in Russia, owned by a Russian or international hotel chain, which stands out for incorporating an innovative concept in its facilities, in its services or in its brand philosophy. This innovation should be aimed at improving the treatment of the guest or client, improving the experience of the guest and its employees or preserving the environment and the environment.
All kinds of hotels can be submitted to this category, regardless of their size, as long as they justify submitting their application.
3º Best hotel in China
Hotel owned by a Chinese or international hotel chain, located in China, whose set of features makes it an outstanding establishment over others. The combination of architecture, quality of the facilities, design, service to the guest will be valued ...
The size of the hotel will not be taken into account to submit the application for this prize. Both large hotels and boutique hotels can participate. It will be valued how the hotel defends its candidacy and justifies why it should be the winner of the prize
Special jury awards and without hotel registration
1-. Grand Jury Prize Special Award
The jury reserves the right to grant special awards in recognition for the cultural offer of a hotel, for the work carried out by a tourist office, region or country to promote tourism, for a company’s effort to improve its technology or sustainability, etc
2-. Honor award in recognition for the hotel and tourist personality