19th January 2015

No less than a dozen hotels from the RBH portfolio have been recognised by BDRC Continental, the UK's meetings sector research specialist, in its annual VenueVerdict Awards and Accreditations.

Leading the pack was Holiday Inn London Bloomsbury, which achieved a prestigious Gold Standard recognition - one of only 33 venues across the UK to receive this accolade.

Crowne Plaza Birmingham NEC, Crowne Plaza Manchester Airport, Holiday Inn London Kensington Forum, Holiday Inn London Heathrow M4J4 and Holiday Inn Edinburgh were all bestowed Highly Commended awards.

A further six hotels from the portfolio, including Holiday Inns at Basildon, Bristol - Filton, Cambridge, Cardiff City Centre, Guildford and London - Regent's Park, received Commended nods.

Based entirely on genuine, verified customer feedback, the VenueVerdict accolades reflect the cream of the nation's meetings providers.

The hotels receiving recognition have all recently joined the RBH portfolio, following a deal late last year for the UK's largest independent management company to manage a total of 22 properties on behalf of LRG Holdings Ltd - the largest ever hotel management only deal in Europe.

Paul Harnedy, Director of Operations for RBH, said: "We are delighted that so many of our hotels have achieved these prestigious accreditations. The commitment that each hotel has put into ensuring our meetings and events clients receive outstanding service and facilities has obviously paid off, and we're keen to continue to develop this throughout the portfolio.

"This is an excellent way to begin 2015 and we look forward to continuing to work with our clients to deliver fantastic results for them this year."