The hotel was nominated for the first time in this category and successfully won it.
Bansko, 5 October 2017 – Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko has been awarded for the first time as “Bulgaria’s Leading Hotel 2017” by World Travel Awards. This is a first-time nomination of the hotel in this category and the hotel managed to succeed. The online votes were cast by professionals working within the tourism industry and the public on the organisation’s official website. This year’s gala ceremony took place in St Petersburg in the historic Marble Hall of the Russian Museum of Ethnography. During this most prominent evening for the travelling and tourism industry, Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko was recognised as a leader with one of the most desired awards in the hospitality business.
The new award is a great addition to the hotel’s rich international awards collection. In the past, it has won many other awards by World Travel Awards in different categories. Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko has been a total favourite in the category of “Bulgaria’s Leading Spa Resort” for nine years in total. The hotel received its first award in the year of its opening in 2005 and then consecutively in 2007, 2008 and 2009, as well as in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016.
Currently the hotel is included again in the ongoing ranking for the World Spa Awards as a nominee in the category “Bulgaria’s Best Hotel Spa 2017”. For all who wish to support the hotel, voting is open until 13 October at the following link: http://worldspaawards.com/award/bulgaria-best-hotel-spa/2017
Kempinski The Spa differs with its own concept, inspired by the cycle of the seasons and the individual approach to each guest. With 1200 sqm of space, the spa centre is one of the biggest and best equipped in the region, offering a variety of seasonal treatments and authentic Thai massages.
On the occasion of the new prize, the recently appointed General Manager Ms Natalia Kashirskaya commented, “I joined the team of Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko just a few weeks ago and this award comes as a wonderful welcome. We are very much honored to be awarded as “Bulgaria’s Leading Hotel 2017” as it is a highly deserved recognition of the whole team's efforts. This prestigious award motivates us further to continue delivering an outstanding experience to our valuable guests. We are aimed to raise awareness about the hotel and Bansko as all year-round destination for both meetings and leisure and such international award brings the hotel and the destination to the attention of the international luxury travellers.”
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 76 five-star hotels and residences in 31 countries and continues to add new properties in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and The Americas. Each property 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
For further information, please contact:
Emiliya Kordeva ▪ PR and Marketing Manager ▪
Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko ▪ 96, Pirin Street ▪ 2770 Bansko ▪ Bulgaria
Tel. +359 749 88568 ▪ Fax +359 749 88560 ▪ email@example.com
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