In Bansko

The hotel was again in the spotlight of the World Ski Awards

For a third consecutive year, Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko is the proud winner of the title “Bulgaria’s Best Ski Hotel”, awarded by the most prestigious organisation in the international ski industry – World Ski Awards. The official awards ceremony was held on Saturday, 21 November in the Austrian hotel A-ROSA Kitzbuehel and gathered more than 200 ski tourism figureheads and market leaders from North and South America, Europe, Asia and Australasia. The event was part of three-day programme of interesting leisure activities specially prepared for the participants. At the glamorous gala ceremony, the best ski resorts, hotels and chalets from around the world were awarded.
Among the invited VIP guests on the red carpet, was also General Manager Carsten Seubert, who was delighted to accept the honorary statuette on behalf of the hotel.
“It is an honour for all of us at Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko to receive this valuable recognition,” commented Mr Seubert. “An additional reason for joy is also the fact that once again we share the triumph with the resort of Bansko, which is again “Bulgaria’s Best Ski Resort” for a third year in a row. I believe that these two awards strengthen the positions of both the hotel and the destination as leaders in offering world-class ski experiences and quality service. We would like to thank all of our guests for their loyalty and support. We are also looking forward to welcoming them for a truly unforgettable winter vacation during the upcoming ski season and to justify their given trust”.
This year was very successful for Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko. Only a month ago, the hotel received another elite accolade - an award of excellent branding by the renowned international organisation Superbrands. In September, Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko was also awarded “Bulgaria’s Leading Spa Resort” by World Travel Awards 2015 and “Bulgaria’s Best Hotel Spa” by World Spa Awards 2015. Among all these global recognitions, TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence “Hall of Fame” based on the five consecutive Certificates of Excellence won by the hotel from 2011 until now.
The full list with the winners at the World Ski Awards 2015 is available at:
About World Ski Awards:
Launched in 2013, World Ski Awards aim is to drive up standards within the ski industry by rewarding the organisations that are leaders in their field. Votes were cast by professionals working within the ski industry – senior executives, travel buyers, tour operators, agents and media – and by the public (ski tourism consumers). Votes were submitted online on the World Ski Awards website. World Ski Awards is the sister organisation of World Travel Awards, the “travel Oscars”, celebrating its 22nd anniversary this year.
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 76 five-star hotels in 31 countries and continues to add new properties in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia. 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.
For further information, please contact:
Emiliya Kordeva ▪ Marketing Manager ▪
Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko ▪ 96, Pirin Street ▪ 2770 Bansko ▪ Bulgaria
Tel. +359 749 88568 ▪ Fax +359 749 88560 ▪
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