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Seven London hotels make Cvent's debut top 50

Capital has more properties in inaugural list than any other city, but is only UK destination represented

Pictured: JW Marriott Grosvenor House is ranked 12th in Cvent's Top 50 Meeting Hotels in Europe

Seven London hotels have been included in Cvent’s inaugural Top 50 Meeting Hotels in Europe.

The capital has more entries in the top 50 than any other city, although no other destinations from the UK make the cut.

Online event management company Cvent collated data from meeting and event booking activity via 240,000 hotels on its Supplier Network, ranking meeting venues on criteria including requests for proposals (RFPs), awarded RFPs, total room nights, awarded room nights and conversion rate.

The Hotel Arts Barcelona tops the list, while the first London entry is the Hilton London Metropole, in fifth. Other London hotels to feature in the top 50 are: Park Plaza Westminster Bridge, JW Marriott Grosvenor House, Radisson Blu Edwardian Heathrow, Hilton London Paddington, Pullman London St Pancras, and the Sofitel London Heathrow. 

Barcelona and Amsterdam each have six properties in the top 50.

David Chalmers, marketing director for Cvent Europe said: “We’ve established a robust marketplace that provides not only valuable industry insight but also delivers group business in volume to hoteliers by creating visibility among a large global audience of meeting and event planners. This is the first time that we’ve conducted this study within Europe and the results will serve as a valuable resource going forward for meetings and events planners.” 

In addition, Cvent revealed its top 100 US meeting hotels, with Nashville hotels taking the two top spots; the Omni Nashville Hotel ahead of the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center, which is hosting ibtm America in June. 

Top Europe Hotel Properties: 

1. Hotel Arts Barcelona – Barcelona, Spain
2. Hilton Prague – Prague, Czech Republic 
3. Hilton Diagonal Mar Barcelona – Barcelona, Spain
4. Paris Marriott Rive Gauche Hotel & Conference Center – Paris, France
5. Hilton London Metropole – London, UK 
6. Sheraton Frankfurt Airport Hotel & Conference Center – Frankfurt, Germany
7. InterContinental Vienna – Vienna, Austria 
8. W Barcelona – Barcelona, Spain
9. DoubleTree by Hilton Amsterdam Central Station – Amsterdam, Netherlands
10. Park Plaza Westminster Bridge London – London, UK 

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