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20 June 2016 16:15


Women’s business travel network has added a new hotel to its collection of Female Friendly hotels. The Bristol hotel in Geneva launches its new ‘Ladies First’ rooms by and for women guests today. The hotel will provide a number of exclusive ‘female friendly’ services and features for the added comfort and security of female travellers and businesswomen.

Decorated by French Interior designer Annie Zéau, all "Ladies First" rooms are located on the 1st floor of the hotel with views over of the Mont-Blanc Square, a haven of peace in the heart of the city.

Throughout the elegantly furnished 26 square metre rooms, guests can enjoy special amenities for a unique Geneva accommodation experience, including a large desk for a pleasant workspace, a wide range of complimentary hot drinks and magazines as well as a more extensive choice in the mini bar, a dressing table with an ultra-powerful hairdryer and an en-suite bathroom boasting a walk-in shower and Molton Brown products. The hotel has also passed the stringent security inspection imposed by for all of its partner hotels, which include double-locking doors, 24x7 manned reception and ultimate discretion when discussing room numbers.

Xavier Collange, General Manager, said “We noticed that more and more women guests were staying at the hotel and we wanted to be able to create a lovely and welcoming atmosphere and to ensure they felt at home whilst staying with us”.

Carolyn Pearson founder of said “With the increase in the number of women reaching senior positions, more are travelling on business and we are always delighted when a hotel recognises and caters for the needs of lone women travellers. Geneva is a popular business travel destination and to know we have a sanctuary there gives our members peace of mind and something special to look forward to after their working day has ended”.

Notes to editors

About The Bristol Hotel, Geneva
The Bristol Hotel Geneva is a 4-star superior establishment in the heart of the city and only a few steps away from the lake and the financial district,
The Bristol Hotel combines comfort, authenticity and family spirit in a timeless and understated elegance with personalised attention to its guests. These new rooms reinforce the Bristol Geneva’s position among the most popular establishments of the city.

About is the global specialist in the female business travel market. With over 8000 members and over 40 local ambassadors, Maiden Voyage is used by large organisations and individual business travellers, women can connect through the platform with other women when travelling on business. Maiden Voyage also recommends female friendly hotels and provides female traveller safety training.

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Maiden Voyage, the world’s only specialist network for female business travellers. Launched in 2008 to connect female business travellers, Maiden Voyage has set the global standard for ‘Female Friendly Hotels’ and has become the go-to resource for all things female business traveller related. Maiden Voyage has both individual and corporate members in over 80 countries and a team of global ambassadors to support inbound female business travellers by providing female specific travel safety advice and female business traveller safety training.

Having won numerous awards, Maiden Voyage has been widely featured in the international press including the Economist, the Mintel Report, the New York Times, CNN, BBC and the Guardian.

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