Lotte Hotels receives accolades from ‘Russian Business Travel & MICE Award’ and ‘Leaders of the tourism industry of Primorye’
LOTTE Hotel Samara
LOTTE Hotel Samara has been honoured with a Russian Business Travel & MICE Award, while LOTTE Hotel Vladivostock has been crowned best five-star business hotel by ‘Leaders of the tourism industry of Primorye’.
LOTTE Hotels’ successful operation in Russia led to two of its properties’ being recognised with awards in December 2021.
On 1 December, LOTTE Hotel Samara ranked in ‘the five best regional congress hotels’ at the Russian Business Travel & MICE Award.
The awards are hosted by the influential Russian magazine ‘Business Travel’, which boasts the highest authority in business travel and the MICE industry in Russia. It evaluates each sector in the travel industry, such as hotels, conference halls, travel agencies and airlines. This year, a total of 420 companies in 15 sectors were assessed. The awards were based on evaluations from 100 committee members. consisting of experts in business travel and MICE, as well as an online ballot of over 700,000 votes.
Opened in 2018, LOTTE Hotel Samara is the first five-star hotel in Samara. The hotel is equipped with perfect facilities for business travel, including the biggest presidential suite in the city and 193 guestrooms with art deco-style interiors, overlooking the Volga River and the cityscape. Moreover, among its 14 banquet halls apt for international conferences and business seminars, the Crystal Ball Room can accommodate up to 1,400 guests at a time, which is the biggest in the city.
LOTTE Hotel Vladivostock was also awarded ‘the best five-star business hotel’ from ‘Leaders of the tourism industry of Primorye’ on 23 December.
Going through its 26th year, ‘Leaders of the tourism industry of Primorye’ acknowledges hotels, travel agencies, public enterprises and local governments that contributed in advancing the tourism industry in Vladivostok. The award committee, consisting of experts with unparalleled prestige in the city’s tourism industry, selects the best organisations in each sector.
LOTTE Hotel Vladivostock’s accolade this year follows 2019’s award of ‘the best accommodation facility’. The award acknowledged Lotte Hotel Vladivostock for its contribution to the Russian tourism industry, and this has enhanced the hotel’s brand value.
LOTTE Hotel Vladivostock boasts excellent accessibility, being 50 minutes away by car from Vladivostok International Airport, 20 minutes from the train station, and located in downtown. Apart from the location, the facility, Korean-style hospitality service and customer loyalty were highly assessed.
Meanwhile, LOTTE Hotels is currently operating in four cities in Russia: Samara, Vladivostok, Moscow and St Petersburg. LOTTE Hotel St Petersburg was chosen as the five-star hotel from ‘Forbes Travel Guide’. Moreover, LOTTE Hotel Moscow was accoladed with the ‘Grand Prix of the Best Hotel Service in the World’ at the Villegiature Awards, showing LOTTE Hotels’ reputation in Russia as well as globally.
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