Golden Tulip Resort Fontana Nieuweschans Wins World Travel Award

Dec. 21, 2006 – Golden Tulip Resort Fontana Nieuweschans offers a complete health spa centre with a 36 degrees C Thermal bath and many sauna facilities. Several wellness and beauty treatments are offered in the massage studio, the thalasso studio and at the beauty salon. A hairdresser and a fitness studio are also available. The comfortable 4-star Golden Tulip Resort Fontana Nieuweschans offers 67 fully equipped rooms all with balcony or terrace and hotel guests can use a bathrobe for free during their stay. The a la carte restaurant “Waters of the World” exhibits the world’s largest mineral water collection. A hotel cinema, a free coffee and tea buffet and a cosy pub are present as well. http://www.goldentulipresortfontananieuweschans.nl

Jos Keizer, General Manager of Golden Tulip Resort Fontana Nieuweschans comments: “We are enormously proud to be recognized, three years consecutively, by our peers and customers for the health and wellness facilities and services we offer. Naturally we will do our utmost best to uphold and even excel this level of service for our guests and to retain the title Netherlands’ Leading Spa Resort in the future.”

Hans Kennedie, President & C.E.O. of Golden Tulip Hospitality adds: “I would like to congratulate the Golden Tulip Resort Fontana Nieuweschans management and staff for this fantastic recognition. This award recognizes excellence throughout the travel and tourism sector and with this distinction I am convinced that we are on the right track and that our products and services are acknowledged and appreciated all over the world.”

About World Travel Awards
www.worldtravelawards.com
The World Travel Awards was conceived in 1993 to acknowledge and celebrate excellence in the world’s travel and tourism industry. Now in its eleventh year, travel professionals and discerning travelers have come to regard the World Travel Awards as the very best endorsement that a travel product could hope to receive.

About Golden Tulip Hospitality Group
Golden Tulip Hospitality Group (www.goldentuliptop.com), with its head offices in Amersfoort, The Netherlands and Lausanne, Switzerland, is a worldwide hospitality company with more than 505 hotels, 47,000 rooms in more than 45 countries. The Golden Tulip Hospitality Group franchises and manages hotels in Europe, the Middle East & Africa, the Asian Pacific Region and the Americas. In 2006, Hotels Magazine has ranked this company the 18th largest hotel chain.

As a multi-brand hospitality firm, the Golden Tulip Hospitality Group offers services in the two, three, four and five star categories. On the two-star side Golden Tulip has an alliance with the French B&B hotel chain. The three-star concept is the Tulip Inn for the limited-service first-class category, the four-star category falls under the Golden Tulip brand for the Superior First-Class business and Resort hotels and the recently introduced five-star concept Royal Tulip. In addition Golden Tulip offers its services through its commercial alliance with TOP International, a German based hotel consortium.

As of the fall of 2006, Golden Tulip will be introducing BRANCHE, Restaurant, Bar and Lounge. This is a free standing restaurant chain, which will have establishments in most Golden Tulip Hotels and Tulip Inns operated by Golden Tulip.

Media Contact
Golden Tulip Hospitality Group
Ms. Rocio Manzanares – Corporate Communication Manager
Tel: +31 33 2544 828
E-Mail: rocio.manzanares@goldentuliptop.com

Golden Tulip Resort Fontana Nieuweschans
Ms. Trees Boelens – Marketing Department
Tel. +31 597- 527771
Email: t.boelens@fontananieuweschans.nl
en via de sites www.fontananieuweschans.nl

— End —