Great Hotels of the World is a part of Big Worldwide. Big Worldwide is a global travel, technology and media company with three distinct yet complementary divisions: Great Hotels of the World, Big Media & Events and evolution.
Great Hotels of the World operates along two primary business lines: soft-brand marketing alliances for the independent hotel sector and a global hotel representation business.
Big Media & Events operates along two primary business lines: producing magazines and hotel directories and organising forums and events for the global hotel industry.
evolution is a hotel reservation service provider that brings together e-commerce products and services to enable hoteliers to effectively manage and exploit the multi-channel world of e-distribution.
Great Hotels of the World is a global hotel sales, marketing and technology company. Formerly operating under Great Hotels of the World, the company has been operating since 1996, and is recognised as the world's leading global hotel sales and marketing company. We provide a range of products, services and innovative technology solutions to hotels worldwide. See www.big-worldwide.com for more information.
Marketing alliances – Great Hotels of the World represents around 200 hotels and resorts worldwide. The most luxurious hotels in the collection are categorised as Great Hotels of the World Luxury Collection. Upscale superior hotels will be categorised as Great Hotels of the World Premium Collection and mid range properties will be categorised as Great Hotels of the World Classic Collection.
Supporting the brand is a wide range of traditional sales services and unique e-marketing products which generate demand in the leisure, corporate and meetings markets. See our portfolio at www.ghotw.com.
evolution - evolution is the next-generation reservation service provider for the hotel industry. Driving down cost through innovation, evolution brings together e-commerce products and services to enable hotels to effectively manage and exploit the multi-channel world of e-distribution. evolution allows hotels to increase bookings, optimise revenue and keep complete control over their online profile.
evolution was created by Great Hotels of the World, one of the world's largest hotel representation companies. Having used other companies' technologies for nearly ten years, Great Hotels were ideally placed to see the strengths and weaknesses of all the systems currently available in the marketplace. With this unique perspective Great Hotels decided to build a dedicated GDS and IDS reservation platform from scratch. For more information please visit www.evolutiondistribution.com.
At Great Hotels of the World we believe that in order to provide excellence we must act responsibly and with respect for others. That is why we support the following charities:
- Army Benevolent Fund
- Action Against Hunger
- The Lord Taverners
- Save the Children - in association with Meetings & Incentive Travel magazine
- Make a Wish Foundation
- Marie Curie
- Pink Ribbon Ball for Breast Cancer Campaign