Corinthia Hosts Second Travel Industry Reception
NEW YORK, NY, September 28, 2006. Corinthia Hotels, the Malta-based Luxury Chain, hosted its second annual Travel Industry Gala Reception at Top of the Rock's Rooftop Garden, September 20, in New York City. More than 300 meeting, conference, incentive and event planners, travel agents, tour operators and media attended the first Corinthia Hotels event to take place since the announcement in August, 2006, that Corinthia Hotels is to be associated with the Wyndham Hotel Group.
Geoff Andrew, Group Director, Sales & Marketing, Corinthia Hotels, said that the event, which focused on its seven five-star, city-center, conference center properties, is part of the repositioning of Corinthia Hotels in the Luxury brand segment. These five-star properties, formerly known as Corinthia's Premier Collection and located in some of the hottest destinations, include Corinthia Lisboa Hotel, Lisbon, Portugal; Corinthia Grand Hotel Royal, Budapest, Hungary; Corinthia Towers Hotel, Prague, Czech Republic; Corinthia Nevskij Palace, St. Petersburg, Russia; Corinthia San Gorg Hotel and Corinthia Palace Hotel, Malta; and Corinthia Bab Africa, Tripoli, Libya.
Ann Tillman, VP Sales & Marketing, Corinthia Hotels, US, co-hosted the event together with the General Managers from the Corinthia Towers Hotel, Christian Grage; the Corinthia Grand Hotel Royal, Adrian Ellis; Corinthia Nevskij Palace Hotel, Gerold Held; and the Corinthia Lisboa Hotel, Jose Luiz Moreira. Other Corinthia representatives included Shawn Pisani, Director, Events@Corinthia; Bernard Jaccarini, Director of Sales & Marketing, Corinthia Lisboa Hotel; Miroslav Forejtek, Director of Sales & Marketing, Prague, Tamas Fazekas, Director of Sales & Marketing, Corinthia Grand Hotel Royal.