At the latest meeting of the Hotelstars Union on the occasion of the General Assembly of HOTREC Hospitaliy Europe, the umbrella association of Hotels, Restaurants and Cafés in Europe, in Tallinn the Hotelstars Union was pleased about its further expansion. With Slovenia one more European country commits itself to the implementation of harmonised classification standard which will be introduced mandatorily for every Slovenian Hotel this year.
“We warmly welcome Slovenia as our seventeenth Member. Our harmonised hotel classification system provides orientation and high quality for our guests and hoteliers. In times of online reviews, it is even more important to extend this reliable and objective star rating across Europe. With Slovenia’s entry into Hotelstars Union we have gained another popular boutique country located between Alps, Mediterranean and Pannonian Plain.”, says Gabriella Esselbrugge, this year’s HSU President.
“We are very pleased to become a member of HSU. HSU’s standards represent internationally comparable criteria, and the purpose of their implementation is to enhance the recognisability and reputation of Slovenian hotels. We will implement the criteria as a mandatory system for the categorisation of Slovenian hotels.” added Renata Martinčič, acting director general, Republic of Slovenia, Ministry of Economic Development and Technology, Directorate for Tourism.
Under the patronage of HOTREC – Hospitality Europe - the hotels associations of Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Netherlands, Sweden and Switzerland have created the Hotelstars Union. In the meantime, Belgium, Denmark, Estonia, Greece, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg and Malta joined the star family. Their product is a harmonised criteria catalogue for hotel classification, to provide the guest and hotelier more transparency and security. For detailed information please visit www.hotelstars.eu.