Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko with two prestigious international awards in the field of tourism

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Bansko, 25 October 2021 – Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko was awarded two international awards – “Bulgaria’s Leading Lifestyle Hotel” from the World Travel Awards and “Bulgaria’s Best Hotel Spa” from the World Spa Awards. The accolades were awarded on the basis of an online vote involving hotel guests, tour operators, travel agencies, the media and representatives of the tourism sector from around the world. These prestigious rankings aim to distinguish brands that have offered exceptional service and have been industry leaders for the past year.

Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko is once again among the winners, receiving for the third time in a row the award for “Bulgaria’s Leading Lifestyle Hotel” from the World Travel Awards. The competition is held annually and is considered one of the most prestigious. The accolade, won by the hotel in Bansko, is awarded for high achievements in the field of tourism.

The unique Kempinski The Spa was also recognised with a prestigious award – “Bulgaria’s Best Hotel Spa” from the World Spa Awards. This is the sixth consecutive victory of Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko in this category. The organiser of this competition aims to promote a new era of growth in spa tourism, and the winners represent the elite of the industry from around the world. Kempinski The Spa is one of the most impressive and well equipped in the region. Occupying an area of 1,200 square metres, it has four different types of saunas, three swimming pools, adventure showers, a unique snow room, a special laconium, an ice fountain and much more. The authentic Thai massages and treatments with exclusive cosmetics also make it stand out from the competition.

The team of Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko would like to thank everyone who has voted for their recognition and trust. The hotel will continue to strive to exceed the expectations and requirements of its guests, offering exceptional service.

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About Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko: Being the only ski-in and ski-out hotel in the area, Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko is located in the very heart of the most popular and vibrant winter resort in the Balkans – Bansko, right аcross from the Gondola lift station, which gives access to 75 km of ski runs groomed at a high international level, suitable for all skiers, from complete beginners to advanced ones. The luxury hotel is the only international branded winter resort in this part of the Balkans and is open year-round. It features 157 Alpine-style rooms, including 26 suites and an exclusive Presidential Suite, fully renovated Kempinski The Spa with brand new and unique thermal facilities, four conference rooms and eight restaurants and bars with spectacular views of the majestic Pirin Mountains. Graced with European flair, the hotel grants the ultimate Kempinski ski, gourmet and spa experience.

About Kempinski: Created in 1897, Kempinski Hotels is Europe’s oldest luxury hotel group. Kempinski’s rich heritage of impeccable personal service and superb hospitality is complemented by the exclusivity and individuality of its properties. Kempinski now manages a portfolio of 78 five-star hotels and residences in 34 countries and continues to add new properties in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and the Americas. Each one reflects the strength and success of the Kempinski brand without losing sight of its heritage. The portfolio comprises historic landmark properties, award-winning urban lifestyle hotels, outstanding resorts and prestigious residences. Each one is imbued with the quality guests have come to expect from Kempinski while embracing the cultural traditions of its location. Kempinski is a founding member of the Global Hotel Alliance (GHA), the world’s largest alliance of independent hotel brands. · ·


Media contacts:

Victoria Pesheva ▪ PR and Marketing Manager ▪

Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko

96, Pirin Street ▪ 2770 Bansko ▪ Bulgaria

Tel. +359 2 488 1801 ▪ M +359 889 920 030 ▪

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