Any 4 stars, 5 stars hotel or resort and “boutique hotel” located in the world can apply for the Villegiature Awards in the category “Best hotel interactive communication in the world”
Any 4 stars, 5 stars hotel or resort and “boutique hotel” located in Europe can apply for the Villegiature Awards in the categories described in the application file and the “Grand Prix”.
Any 4 stars, 5 stars hotel or resort and “boutique hotel” located in Asia, Africa and Middle East can apply for the Villegiature Awards in the category “Grand Prix”.
Article 2 : Terms
The application file must be returned under paper format and also under digital process : under MS Word (CD-Rom or USB Key) format with 26 brochures, a CD-Rom of pictures and proof of payment.
Sorell, in constant relation with all the members of the jury, will present all the applicants to the jury members. Sorell sends the application files with the brochures only to the Jury members. In June and October 2017, the Jury will meet to elect the nominees (in June) and the winners (in October) for each award. On October 2017 will occur the 2017 Villegiature Awards Ceremony in Paris.
The deadline is March 18, 2017. The incomplete files or the files that do not contain the number of copies and do not contain the payment required (for hotels) will not be considered.
Article 3 : Fees
The participation fee amount for the hotels participating exclusively in the category “Best hotel interactive communication in the world” is 600 Euros.
The participation fee amount for hotels located in Europe is 1000 Euros for 1 category, 1300 Euros for 2 categories, 1600 Euros for 3 categories and 300 Euros for any additional category, all taxes included. There is no limit to the number of applications.
Only Jury members will present among the different applicants the ones which they estimate can compete for the Best Charming hotel in Europe, Best hotel in Europe and the Best Resort Hotel in Europe.
An additional category is offered to the hotels having confirmed and sent their payment before December 31st, 2016.
The participation fee amount for hotels located in Africa , is 1600 Euros all taxes included.
The participation fee amount for hotels located in Middle East or in Asia is 3000 Euros all taxes included.
For Hotels located in Africa, Middle-East or in Asia, registering before next Dec 31st, 2016 the “Best Hotel Interactive communication in the world “category is offererd free of charge.
Article 4 : Jury
Every member of the Jury undertakes to behave with independence of mind and to accept no specific favour whatsoever from any applicant.
Article 5 : Confidentiality
Sorell gives to each Jury member all the documents and information sent by each applicant to the V.A.’s.
The jury members vote by secret ballot.
The organisation and the jury members are not allowed to give the name of the candidates who are not nominated. Only the names of the nominees and winners are communicated.
The Sorell company and its manager, creator and organizer have no right to vote. They organize and coordinate the operation with neutrality, full commitment and total impartiality.
Article 6 : Disqualification
Any hotel or resort exercising pressures and/or inviting free of charge for long periods one or several jury members in their hotel between Sept. 1st 2017 and Sept. 30th 2017 will automatically be disqualified and will not be able to participate for the next 3 years to the Villegiature Awards.
Article 7 : Diplomas and trophies
Each nominated applicant receives, afer the announcement of the nominations, the logo “Prix Villegiature Awards 2017″. Each winner applicant receives a specific diploma and a trophy « Villegiature Awards 2017 ».