FEDECOM praised NH Hotel Group's unwavering search for excellence and international leadershipThe Federation of Spanish Chambers of Commerce in Europe (FEDECOM) has awarded its 2015 Company of the Year prize to NH Hotel Group, a multi-national player with 400 hotels and 60,000 rooms in 29 markets across Europe, the Americas and Africa.
FEDECOM represents Spain’s 12 official Chambers of Commerce established in Europe, Africa, Asia and Oceania. The association’s main aim is to closely monitor all European Union (EU) initiatives that have a direct impact on the world of business and support economic and trade development overseas.
The Spanish President, Mariano Rajoy, presented NH Hotel Group with its hotly-contested Company of the Year accolade at a high-profile ceremony during Spain Day at Expo 2015, the universal exhibition hosted by Milan. The Group was recognised and rewarded for its efforts to expand internationally and its commitment to delivering service excellence.
The quality of NH Hotel Group's properties, their privileged locations in the heart of the world's leading cities and the company’s tireless efforts to create experiences that continually surpass guest expectations are some of the strengths that have enabled the Group to build a leadership position in Europe and the Americas.
Juan Rodríguez-Villa, President of FEDECOM, commented 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.”
The Chairman and CEO of NH Hotel Group, Rodrigo Echenique and Federico J. González Tejera, received the award in the Spanish Pavilion of the Expo from Spain's President, Mariano Rajoy. The ceremony was also attended by José Luis Bonet, President of Spain's Chamber of Commerce.