Havana, Jun 6 (Prensa Latina) The Melia Las Antillas hotel in Varadero, in Cuba’s most important resort, received the Expert’s Choice 2018 award, said today a business report.
Awarded by TripExpert, the prize took into account more than one million reviews from 85 publications, which estimated the quality of the property and its services as four-star resort only for adults.
According to the Melia hotel chain, the recognition is only given to the world’s best hotels and denotes the views shared by experts of the so-called industry without chimneys.
TripExpert is currently developing a new approach to quality ratings based on the criteria of specialists in travel guides, magazines, newspapers and other authorized sources in the global tourism field.
In most recent evaluation by TripExpert, the Melia Las Antillas was placed among the accommodations of excellence in Cuba and also had the Best Hotel in Varadero award.
According to the source, the establishment also achieves increasing indexes of followers in social networks, as well as positive valuations of specialized travel portals.
Official data note that the Caribbean country currently has more than 69,000 rooms in 358 hotels, 63 percent of them in four and five star facilities.
Of the total, around 45,300 rooms are under some form of foreign investment, which includes 27 joint ventures.