Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko Has Been Awarded as Bulgaria’s Best Ski Hotel for the Eighth Time

The hotel shares the glory with Bansko, voted as “Bulgaria’s Best Ski Resort” for 2022 by World Ski Awards

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.

Votes were cast online by ski industry professionals and by ski tourism consumers on the organisation’s official website from 17 June to 7 October 2022, for a range of categories, including best chalets, hotels, resorts, and tour operators. The World Ski Awards is globally recognised as the leading program in the global ski sector and is celebrating this year its tenth anniversary. The list with all winners of the World Ski Awards 2022 is available here

General Manager Christian Ruge commented: “It is a great honor for all of us at Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko to be named “Bulgaria’s Best Ski Hotel” for the eighth time already. This acknowledgment is valuable because it rewards our continuous dedication and efforts in providing an outstanding ski experience to our guests. We would like to thank all of them for their loyalty and support, and we are looking forward to welcoming them soon for a truly exciting winter ski vacation.”

World Ski Awards 2022 brought recognition not only to the hotel but also to Bansko, which has been awarded “Bulgaria’s Best Ski Resort”. Along with this achievement, the resort is becoming more and more popular on a global scale. Renowned as the winter capital of the Balkans, the resort has already hosted eight Ski World Cups in alpine skiing, rolling ladies and men, and two Snowboard World Cups. The resort will soon welcome the best snowboarders in the world in the upcoming series of the FIS Snowboard World Cup and FIS Snowboard Alpine Junior World Championships in January 2023.


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 across 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, a 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. Today the Kempinski Group operates 80 hotels and residences in 34 countries and currently has more than 25 prestigious projects under development around the globe. Each five-star hotel reflects the strength and success of the Kempinski brand without losing sight of its heritage; each one imbues the quality guests have come to expect from Kempinski while embracing the cultural traditions of its location. The portfolio comprises historic landmark properties, award-winning urban lifestyle hotels, outstanding resorts and prestigious residences. Kempinski is a founding member of the Global Hotel Alliance (GHA), the world’s largest alliance of independent hotel brands. www.kempinski.com www.ghadiscovery.com

Media contact:
Emiliya Belcheva · PR and Marketing Manager
Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko
96, Pirin Street · 2770 Bansko · Bulgaria
T +359 749 88568 · M +359 889 920 030 · [email protected]