Rocco Forte Hotels in the Fast-Track

Rocco Forte Hotels is one of the fastest-growing companies in the country. It qualified in the top one hundred companies ranked by sales growth in the Sunday Times Fast Track 100, published on 7th December 2003.

Sales in the year ended 30th April 2002 grew to £63.7m, an average annual increase of 63% over the three-year period covered by the survey.

Commenting on the achievements, Sir Rocco Forte, Chairman and Chief Executive, said: “This survey covers a very demanding time for the hotel industry and so to make it into the top 100 companies is a great achievement. What`s more, we have continued our rapid growth with sales reaching £73m in the year ended 30th April 2003 and are hoping to pass £90m in the current year. I would like to congratulate the team on an excellent performance and thank all of the customers who have made this growth possible.”
The Sunday Times Fast Track 100 has been published annually since 1997 and is the definitive league table of Britain`s fastest-growing unquoted companies. The table lists those independent companies which have been in business for at least four years from 1996 and have demonstrated the fastest-growing sales over the past three years. The final 100 companies were selected from one million businesses in the UK.

Rocco Forte Hotels was established in 1996 to create a collection of luxury hotels in Europe. The hotels have individual styles ranging from traditional to contemporary, and each hotel reflects its nationality and location. The collection is linked together under the brand of Rocco Forte Hotels which guarantees attention to detail, quality and service delivery. Further information, online reservations and images can be found on the company website: