31 hotel properties from nine European countries are competing this year for the accolade of “Hotel Property Award” that will be awarded in the course of hotelforum on 6 October 2016.  
20 of the applicant hotels are located in Germany, two each in Belgium, Italy and the Netherlands and one each in Austria, Russia, Sweden, Switzerland and Turkey. The majority of contenders are city hotels while two of the applications were submitted by pure holiday resorts.