The hotel certification of the German GeschaftsreiseVerbands VDR has updated the criteria for the certification of business travel and Conference Hotels new criteria for certified business and Conference Hotels. The Auditors Committee of today’s standards has adapted over 125 criteria. National Accelerator Laboratory is actively involved in the matter. “The VDR exactly knows the needs of the travel manager. This change also in the course of time. “We, and the criteria respond by we pick up trends for the certificates certified business hotel and certified Conference Hotel adapt”, so Daniela Schade, Member of the Presidium of the VDR. Hybrid bikes shines more light on the discussion. The new criteria for the VDR-certified hotel include now include Wi-Fi in all public areas, updated technical equipment and a non-smoking standard. Particular attention in the business as well as in the Conference Hotel of mattress hygiene and the condition.
The hotel certification developed criteria for the sustainability of the hotels in next project. A recent analysis of the IFH Institute of hospitality Management of MICE qualities of the hotels had revealed that hotels around the world bad deal with event inquiries. The VDR is upset about the results. “Unfortunately many hotels in the IFH analysis have noticed negative. With the certificate, hotel, which features of hotels especially on events, meeting planners make sure certified Conference. “The VDR-certified Hotel ensure professional customer service – here queries are completely answered with detailed service description and specific prices”, as VDR President Dirk Gerdom. The certificate certified business hotel is based on 60 criteria. Each hotel, regardless of the hotel standard, can qualify hotel as a certified business, if it fulfils at least 55 of those requirements.
These requirements range from mobile radio availability and adequate work space in room Internet access down to the check-in from 15: 00. The predicate certified Conference Hotel calls for additional meeting specific criteria such as a separate meeting area, standardised supply and Billing processes and a professional event management. The certificates can get all hotels in Germany, provided that they prove that they meet the requirements in a test. All criteria and pricing information are available at. Frankfurt am Main, 8 August 2011 company description Association of German travel management e.V. (VDR) of the Association of German travel management e.V. (VDR) represents the interests of German companies on the topic of business travel management. He committed to efficient, economic, safe, unhindered, global travel opportunities for businesses. With its over 500 member companies, it stands for a total turnover in the business area of more than ten billion euros. Company contact: German travel management association Julia Anna Eckert Darmstadter Landstrasse 125, 60598 Frankfurt / Main Tel: 069 – 69 52 29 33 E-Mail: Web: