Prague, Czech Republic, October 25, 2006 "“ The luxurious five-star Corinthia Towers Hotel recently earned the 2006 award for Best Gastronomy Concept in the Czech Republic. The award "“ accompanied by the Jaroslav Vasata Bronze Plaque "“ is presented by the Czech edition of Food-Service magazine. Corinthia Towers Hotel is the first ever hotel in the Czech Republic to receive this honour.

Mr. Christian Grage, General Manager of Corinthia Towers said "It gives us even further motivation to develop creative gastronomy and incorporate high-quality restaurant concepts and culinary events into the hotel. Certainly it is quite an honour to be the first-ever hotel to receive this award from such a high-calibre food magazine which recognizes important culinary trends. "

Mrs. Maria Horníková, Editor-In-Chief, Food-Service Magazine adds: "The Corinthia Towers hotel provides extremely good service and results in a variety of restaurants. Its award-winning Asian Rickshaw restaurant is well known for its quality service and authentic dining experiences. The hotel also prepares excellent and unique special culinary events. These have recently included 'Invasion of The Lobsters', 'Invasion of the Clams' and theme festivals Touch &Taste Australia and Touch & Taste South Africa. All became popular both among Prague citizens and hotel guests. Organizing these types of events broadens the culinary horizon of food enthusiasts".

About the Jaroslav Vasata Bronze Award

The Jaroslav Vasata Bronze Plaque for "žSuccessful Gastronomy Concept" has been awarded by the professional gastronomy monthly magazine Food-Service since 2000.

The prize may be awarded to a restaurant, chain of restaurants, a café or confectionery, as well as a special-purpose catering enterprise, a hotel restaurant, etc. To qualify, the enterprises must demonstrate high quality of product, large number of satisfied visitors, and plans to continue developing the concept.

Jaroslav Vasata Bronze Plaque is named after a very successful Czech gastronome who was forced to leave Czechoslovakia for the U.S.A after 1948. In the U.S. he continued his career as a successful restaurant entrepreneur. Jaroslav Vasata is a symbol of progressive Czech gastronomy.

About Corinthia Hotels

Corinthia Hotels is a luxury collection of five-star hotels in Lisbon, Portugal; Budapest, Hungary; Prague, Czech Republic; St. Petersburg, Russia; Malta; and Tripoli, Libya. Founded by the Pisani family of Malta in the 1960s, the Corinthia brand stands in that proud tradition of European hospitality and its signature services communicate the 'warmth, colour and vitality' of its Maltese heritage. All Corinthia hotels feature state-of-the art conference areas and extensive business traveller facilities. Corinthia Hotels' portfolio includes the award-winning Corinthia Grand Hotel Royal in Budapest, which received Europe's 'Best Hotel Architecture Award' and was recently selected to join the privileged list of 'The Most Famous Hotels in the World'. Corinthia Hotels is to be associated with Wyndham Grand Collection.

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