On Wednesday, 7 July 2010, the 5-star Sheraton Pretoria Hotel was presented with the “Oscars” of the travel and tourism industry excelling as the winner of the World Travel Awards for the category of “Leading Business Hotel in South Africa” at the Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony that took place in Johannesburg, South Africa. With strenuous competition throughout the nomination and voting process from renowned establishments, Mr. Joerg U. Limper, General Manager of the Sheraton Pretoria Hotel, was proud to receive this prestigious award on behalf of the property and Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.
The World Travel Awards is the most prominent, comprehensive and sought after awards for the travel and tourism industry and is recognized and respected worldwide as the definitive hallmark of excellence. Accentuating the elite within this specific industry it sets the benchmark to which all others aspire. This year the World Travel Awards brought together Africa’s key ‘movers and shakers’, the region’s major company CEO’s, tourist board chiefs, association leaders, Government Ministers and various other celebrities to bear witness as the crème de la crème of the travel and tourism industry was revealed.
This coveted award stimulates innovation and creativity and ensures that travellers receive exceptional value and guests at the Sheraton Pretoria Hotel can expect nothing less. At this flagship hotel we provide our guests with more than a room with a view. With soft colours, exquisite furnishings, lavish linens, thoughtfully designed working areas, rich Italian marble, and the latest in modern conveniences we present our guests with a modern interpretation of time-tested classics, a warm residential style that’s approachable, refined and perfectly now. From impeccable service delivery and attention to detail to a fine dining culinary adventure prepared by world-class chefs the Sheraton Pretoria Hotel guarantees our guests a quality experience.
The World Travel Awards furthermore strives to emphasise establishments that consistently excel beyond expectation, taking customer expectations to a new, unparalleled high. The Sheraton Pretoria Hotel is not only internationally known for its prime location, situated in the capital city of South Africa opposite the magnificent Union Buildings, but also for its service excellence and state-of-the-art facilities highlighting luxury and sophistication while bringing people together and connecting with our guests. Our associates know what it takes to form emotional connections and create distinctly Sheraton experiences, helping guests make the most of their travel. It therefore comes with no surprise why the Sheraton Pretoria Hotel has become the address frequented most by world leaders, royalty and stars when they are in Pretoria and why this hotel is such a sensation and first preference amongst the various business travellers when selecting their choice of accommodation.
The Sheraton Pretoria Hotel was also recently voted by the Business Traveler Magazine (U.S.A) as one of the hotels with the best Executive Club Lounge in Africa, contributing to yet another success as leading business hotel in South Africa.
Big moments are better when shared and we are proud to share this momentous achievement with the world.