PANAJI, INDIA--(Marketwire - Feb 16, 2012) - Goa Marriott Resort & Spa has gained yet another feather in its cap by bagging the coveted award for 'Best International Hotel Chain in Goa' at the first edition of the Business Goa Awards for Corporate Excellence 2012. The event was held on 7th February 2012 at Tito's Courtyard in Baga, Goa. With its unrivaled location, superlative amenities and outstanding service quality, one of the favourite hotels in Panaji was the natural choice for this illustrious award.

Mr. Pavitran Nambiar, General Manager of the 5 star beach hotel in Goa, accepted the prestigious award at the hands of Mr. Xavier Furtado, the MD of Holiday Inn. Commenting on being the esteemed recipient of this award, Mr. Nambiar said, "It felt incredible, and the team is absolutely thrilled. It is good to know that the hard work that we have put in for the last several years has been recognized and appreciated. This has only been possible due to the amazing connection we share with our guests as well as the support and goodwill of the local community."

The Chief Guest for the function was prominent media personality Mr. Anurag Batra. Apart from the eminent winners, the event was also graced by distinguished personalities from the business world.

The Business Goa Awards for Corporate Excellence have been instituted to honour and felicitate the jewels of the business fraternity in Goa. This year, awards in different categories were bestowed upon 29 esteemed business personalities of Goa.

ABOUT Goa Marriott Resort& Spa

With a stunning sea-view and glorious sunsets, the Goa Marriott Resort& Spa is the ideal destination for a stay in the land of sun & sand. Located at the edge of the Miramar Beach, it is perfect for a truly relaxing vacation. This charming luxury resort is one of the finest five star hotels in Goa for business and for leisure. Besides an exciting mix of fine dining, comprehensive business facilities, and full service spa in Goa, the luxury resort also provides easy access to bustling Panaji, the capital city of Goa, rich in its history and cultural heritage.

Contact Information:

Fiona Cardozo
Hanmer MS&L Communications
Tel: 9822849383

Reema Kamat
Goa Marriott Resort & Spa
Tel.: 9970010277