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Awards & Recognitions

Arora Hotels have won a number of awards and attained recognition for quality standards and service excellence.

Arora Hotels

  • 2014 – Springboard - Inspire Work Experience Quality Standard    

Arora Hotel Manchester

  • 2012 – Expedia Insiders' Select List award 2012
  • 2010 – Winner 'Cocktail of 2010 Award', CityLife Bar Awards
  • 2010 – 'Best General Manager' Finalist, Northern Hospitality Awards
  • 2009 – ‘Excellence through People’ Finalist, HRS Hotel Excellence Awards
  • 2008 – Best Large Hotel of the Year, Pride of Manchester Awards
  • 2007 – Manchester Employer Coalition Awards
  • 2007 – ‘Highly commended’ Large Hotel of the Year, Marketing Manchester Tourism Awards
  • 2005 – Best Newcomer - Obsidian Restaurant, Manchester Food & Drink Guide
  • 2005 – ‘Highly commended’ Large Hotel of the Year, Marketing Manchester Tourism Awards
  • 2004 & 2005 – ‘Highly commended’ Manchester Hotel of the Year, Cheshire and Lancashire Life Awards

Arora Hotel Gatwick/Crawley

  • 2007 – Best Employer in local authority area
  • 2002 – National Customer Service Award for Customer Service Excellence (the only customer-nominated category)
  • Green Award – Gatwick Diamond

Sofitel London Gatwick

  • 2011 – Holiday Extras Customer's Awards – Best Airport Hotel
  • 2009 – HRS Business Excellence Award – Highly Commended
  • 2009 – Gatwick Diamond Business Awards – Runner up in the ‘Place to Meet’ category
  • 2009 – AA Rosette
  • 2008 – AA Rosette
  • Twice runner-up in the Business Traveller ‘Best Airport Hotel in the World’ category (2007 & 2008)

Sofitel London Heathrow

  • 2013 – Sofitel London Heathrow awarded the ISO 14001 Environmental Certificate
  • 2012 – La Belle Époque Restaurant awarded 2 AA Rosettes
  • 2012 – voted Europe's Leading Airport Hotel, World Travel Awards
  • 2012 – Winner of Best Airport Hotel in Europe, Skytrax World Airport Awards
  • 2011 – Winner of Best International Airport Hotel, Australian Business Traveller Magazine Awards
  • 2011 – Winner of Best UK Airport Hotel, International Hotel Awards
  • 2011 – Winner of Best Conference and Banqueting Team of the Year, Hotel Cateys Awards
  • 2011 – voted Europe's Leading Airport Hotel, World Travel Awards
  • 2011 – Winner of Best Airport Hotel in Europe, Skytrax World Airport Awards
  • 2011 – Winner of Best Airport Hotel in Europe at Skytrax World Airport Awards 2011
  • 2011 – Gold Award for Hotel Excellence in Meetings, HRS Awards
  • 2010 – Silver Award for Best Event Hotel/Venue over 750 or more, Eventia Awards
  • 2010 – Bronze Award for Best Venue Event Team, Eventia Awards
  • 2010 – Bronze Award for Best UK Conference Hotel, Conference & Incentive Travel Hot List
  • 2010 – Bronze Award for Access Excellence, Meetings & Incentive Travel Awards
  • 2009 – Best Airport Hotel, Business Traveller Awards USA
  • 2009/2010 – Best New Business Hotel, Business Traveller Awards UK
  • 2008/2009 – Forbes Business Traveller ‘Top 10 Luxury Airport Hotels in the World’

Corporate Recognition

  • 2010 – Arora Hotels Executive Director named Gatwick Diamond Business Person of the Year
  • 2009  – ‘Surinder Arora receives the 'Deal of the Year' Award at the Hotel Report Awards following the purchase of the Airport Property Partnership property portfolio
  • 2008 – ‘One to Watch’ – The Times, Best Companies Awards
  • 2007 – Surinder Arora named KPMG Entrepreneur of the Year – Eastern Eye Asian Business Awards
  • All Arora Hotels are ‘Investors In People’ accredited
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