SAN MATEO, Calif. - WorldRes.com was named `World’s Leading Hotel Reservation Service’ at the 7th Annual World Travel Awards held last month at The Ritz-Carlton Rose Hall in Montego Bay, Jamaica. Other contenders included REZsolutions and Leading Hotels of the World.
World Travel Awards are recognized as unique because winners are chosen by travel agencies around the globe. Launched in 1994 to promote and honor excellence in all areas of the world’s largest industry, the prestigious awards highlight all that is best in the world travel industry.
Richard Lewis, COO of WorldRes Europe, accepted the award on behalf of the company and its investors. “WorldRes.com has come a long way in its five years, and we’re thrilled that our value has been recognized in this manner. We will continue to strive to become the leading business-to-business e-commerce solution for hotel reservations worldwide.”
“The World Travel Awards were set up for the express purpose of acknowledging and celebrating the massive achievements in all areas of the world’s travel and tourism industry,” said Graham Cooke, president of World Travel Awards. “It is with great pleasure that we were able to award WorldRes as the winner in the world’s leading hotel reservation services category for the year 2000. WorldRes is a shining example of a company that is revolutionizing the way business in the travel industry is done.”