Great Hotels of the World Welcomes New Members - Part 2

Hotel sales and marketing alliance announces new members in Croatia, Turkey, Spain, Bulgaria and Portugal.

London, United Kingdom, August 15, 2012 --( Great Hotels of the World (, the London-based hotel sales and marketing alliance, is pleased to announce that a variety of new properties from around the world have been added to its collection.

Great Hotels of the World Premium Collection – for upscale superior hotels offering guests a unique experience

Hotel Monte Prado, Melgaço, Portugal
Near to the Spanish border in the picturesque village of Prado lies Hotel Monte Prado, a four-star property which offers splendid views of the Gerês and Galiz mountain ranges. The hotel features 43 stylish rooms including seven suites and four interconnecting rooms, making the hotel ideal for families or for a romantic getaway. Guests will also be treated to the perfect mix of traditional Mediterranean food with a modern twist at the restaurant.

Monte Prado boasts luxury treatments at its River Spa, where 11 treatment rooms and several spa treatments are on offer, such as the celebrated Alvarinho wine therapy, hydro massages, jet baths and peeling treatments. Other facilities include an outdoor and indoor swimming pool, jacuzzi, steam bath, mini gym and meeting facilities. Furthermore, the area lends itself perfectly for sporting activities such as hiking, canoeing, rafting and cycling. Numerous religious and architectural sights are also on offer. The experienced staff at the hotel can assist in organising the perfect activities for each guest and will be happy to arrange harvest programmes, where guests can learn the art of wine making.

For more information or to book Hotel Monte Prado, please visit or call +44 (0) 20 7380 3658.

Great Hotels of the World Classic Collection – for mid-range hotels offering excellent value for money

Hotel Punta Vodice, Vodice, Croatia
Hotel Punta Vodice is perfectly situated just a few metres from the centre of the well-known tourist destination of Vodice. It lies only 45 minutes from Zadar airport and has excellent transport connections. The 312 rooms are all beautifully decorated and feature air conditioning, satellite TV, internet, a mini bar and a safe. Each of the bedrooms offers stunning views over the Adriatic Sea with its clear waters and dazzling beaches.

Guests can enjoy a wide variety of water sports on the beautiful soft pebble beaches, relax in the hotel’s own wellness and spa centre, take part in one of the organised excursions to the surrounding National Parks or explore the lively town with its many cafés and bars. The hotel also offers culinary delights in either of its two restaurants, serving local as well as international cuisine. There is also a swimming pool onsite as well as a beach bar with a variety of cocktails and drinks to choose from. Other facilities include a fully equipped gym, medical centre offering dental surgery, a hairdressing salon, a children entertainment club as well as a convention hall and meeting rooms for MICE clients.

For more information or to book Hotel Punta Vodice, please visit or call +44 (0) 20 7380 3658.
Great Hotels of the World
Nina Frohlicher
+44 (0) 20 7380 8568