Celtic Manor Resort has been named the UK’s Best Hotel at the prestigious Meetings
& Incentive Travel Awards in London.
venue in South Wales retained the Gold Award and has now been voted the UK’s
Best Hotel six times in the last seven years. The resort held off strong
competition from five other shortlisted venues including Chewton Glen, Cliveden
and The Belfry to retain the coveted accolade.
Confirming Celtic Manor’s position as the leading destination for events
in the UK, the accolade recognises another outstanding year for Celtic Manor
when it once again returned record revenues, acquired a neighbouring
148-bedroom hotel and secured the final funding agreements to begin
construction this month on the new International Convention Centre Wales (ICC
Wales) for 5,000 delegates.
for by readers of Meetings &
Incentive Travel magazine, the award was presented at a glittering gala at
London’s Battersea Evolution hosted by Eamonn Holmes on Friday 3rd
March. As well as winning the hotel award, Celtic Manor was also a finalist in the Best UK Conference Venue category. Celtic
Manor Resort Chief Executive Ian Edwards said:
This has been another incredible
year of growth for Celtic Manor and we are delighted to be named Best UK Hotel
once again. What
is most pleasing about this award is that it is voted for by the industry professionals
who are our conference and events clients. It is very reassuring to know that
we are so highly regarded for exceeding their expectations. This award is
dedicated to our entire Resort team who work so hard to make achievements like
this possible. We
have had a very busy 12 months but the year ahead looks even more exciting as
we prepare to break ground on constructing the new ICC Wales which will be a
real game-changer in terms of the major events we can bring to Celtic Manor and
to Wales, delivering a huge boost to the Welsh economy.
existing large and versatile Convention Centre at Celtic Manor is complemented
by four hotels, 10 executive Hunter Lodges, three championship golf courses, eight
restaurants, luxury spas and team-building adventure activities, making the
Resort a unique destination venue.
Centre houses the Caernarfon Suite which can seat 1,200 delegates for a keynote
lecture or 900 dining guests for a gala dinner. An additional 31 syndicate and
meeting rooms with break-out areas can cater for every event from a small
meeting around a table to large presentations for hundreds of people.
Celtic Manor Resort is ideally located at Junction 24 of the M4 motorway just
two hours by road or rail from London. To find out why Celtic Manor is an award-winning venue for conferences, meetings and incentive travel, click here.