FEDECOM AWARDS NH HOTEL GROUP THE 2015 COMPANY OF THE YEAR PRIZE

FEDECOM, the association that represents our Chamber of Commerce, awarded on Monday 15th June its 2015 Company of the Year prize to NH Hotel Group. The award ceremony took place in Milan taking advantage of the visit of Mr. Mariano Rajoy, President of Spain, to the Universal Exhibition on occasion of Spain Day.

FEDECOM is the association that represents Spain’s twelve Official Chambers of Commerce, located in Europe, Asia, Africa and Oceania, whose mandate is to monitor reverberation of EU initiatives with a direct impact on the world of business and support economic and trade development overseas.

NH Hotel Group is a multinational player with 400 hotels and 60,000 rooms in 29 markets across Europe, the Americas and Africa. FEDECOM has chosen to recognize and reward the Spanish hotel brand  for its efforts to expand abroad and its commitment to excellence in service.

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Mr. Mariano Rajoy, President of Spain, during his speech at the FEDECOM award ceremony in Milan.

In reference to the awarded company Juan Rodríguez-Villa, President of FEDECOM, said that “when we live abroad or have to travel overseas frequently, we are proud to discover NH Hotel Group’s brands dotting the landscape in so many of the world’s cities, featured on the façades of emblematic buildings and in the best downtown districts. And if we avail of the facilities on offer at NH’s hotels, here, there and everywhere, we discover the quality of their services, a succulent nod to Spanish cuisine and decorative touches that remind us of home”.

Federico J. González Tejera, CEO of NH Hotel Group, meanwhile said that “this acknowledgement from such a prestigious organism with presence in all our destination cities around the world, one that works so hard and passionately to nurture business and trade relations overseas, is truly an honour for all of us here at the Group. Moreover, it encourages us to continue to grow and transform the Company in order to offer memorable experiences and make NH Hotel Group the chain that comes to mind whenever anyone contemplates a trip, whether for business or pleasure”.

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Mr. Javier Fernández Hidalgo, President of the Spanish Chamber of Commerce in Great Britain (second from the left) with Mr. Rodrigo Echenique, President of NH Hotel Group, in the centre with the award.

The Chairman and CEO of NH Hotel Group, Rodrigo Echenique and Federico J. González Tejera, received the award in the Spanish Pavilion of the Milan Universal Expo from Spain’s President, Mariano Rajoy. The ceremony was also attended by José Luis Bonet, President of Spain’s Chamber of Commerce as well as by several representatives of the institutions that FEDECOM encompasses, such as our President Mr. Javier Fernández Hidalgo.

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