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Palma de Mallorca, Spain, 2013/07/25 - ME London has been selected for the final stage of the European Hospitality Awards 2013, that year after year acknowledge the most outstanding players in the European and global hotel industry - Arena-International.com / Melia.com.
• Only 6 months after its opening, ME London will compete with the best hotels in the world for “Best new hotel opening”,“Best suite” and “Innovation of the year” awards
• The spectacular hotel designed by Foster & Partners has also been shortlisted at the European Hotel Design Awards in the categories of "Best Hotel Architecture" and "Best Interior Design
ME London, the most recent opening of the ME by Meliá brand created by Meliá Hotels International, has been selected for the final stage of the European Hospitality Awards 2013, that year after year acknowledge the most outstanding players in the European and global hotel industry. In 2011, Gabriel Escarrer, Chairman and founder of the company, received the prestigious Lifetime Achievement award for his remarkable career at the head of the largest Spanish hotel company.
The winners will be announced at a ceremony to be held in London on November 1 by a jury comprised of experienced hotel industry leaders. The European Hospitality Awards aim to recognize outstanding contributions to the hotel industry in many different aspects of the business, and this year the ME London is the hotel with the most nominations, including "Best new hotel opening," "Best Hotel Suite" for the Suite ME, and "Innovation of the Year" for the Aura Service.
ME London officially opened at the beginning of 2013, and in just a few months has become one of the most attractive and innovative hotels in such a demanding market as London, hosting major social and corporate events, and becoming a "must" for lovers of after-work gatherings in London, dinners or afternoon and evening entertainment. The hotel boasts facilities including the Radio rooftop bar, with fantastic views of the city and a style inspired by the origins of a building which for decades was the headquarters of Marconi House (BBC), the Marconi Lounge, or the STK and Cucina Asellina restaurants.
Combining its unbeatable location, the stunning architecture of Foster & Partners and the exclusive culture and service standards of the ME By Meliá hotel brand, ME London emerges as a unique hotel, open to the city and yet very welcoming for guests seeking a sophisticated and truly unique hotel experience, guaranteed by the Aura Team.
After hearing about the triple nomination for the European Hospitality Awards and the double shortlist for the European Hotel Design Awards, the Vice Chairman of Meliá Hotels International, Gabriel Escarrer, was convinced that "the important commitment made by the ME London to transform the lifestyle hotel scene in London is beginning to bear fruit, now adding the recognition of the prestigious jury of the awards to the high levels of satisfaction of our customers. With this absolutely unique hotel, Meliá deepens its commitment to the UK market and reaffirms its faith in London’s potential”