Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko is “Bulgaria’s Leading Lifestyle Hotel 2023” for the Fifth Time

Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko was honored for the fifth time in a row as “Bulgaria’s Leading Lifestyle Hotel” from the World Travel Awards, which is the most prestigious honors program in travel and tourism. Europe’s premier travel brands of 2023 have been revealed at a spectacular gala ceremony on 29 September in Batumi, Georgia. Thе most eagerly anticipated evening in the tourism industry gathered more than 250 tourism leaders from 30 different countries. During this ever-so-significant European hospitality industry event, Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko was recognized as a winner[JA1]  of one of the most desired awards in the hospitality business. As is customary, the event was part of an interesting three-day program of business networking, social events, sightseeing and leisure activities organized specially for event participants. The Assistant Director of Sales and Marketing, Mariana Mominova, and the PR and Marketing Manager of Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko, Emiliya Kordeva, were also present among the invited guests and had the honour of getting on stage to receive the trophy on behalf of the hotel and thanking voters around the world for their support and recognition.

On the occasion of receiving the new award, the recently appointed General Manager, Mr. Rene Detzen, commented: “I joined the team at Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko just two months ago, and this award comes as a wonderful welcome. We are very honored to be awarded as ‘Bulgaria’s Leading Lifestyle Hotel’ for a fifth consecutive year. This prestigious award further motivates us to continue delivering an outstanding experience to our valuable guests from all over the world. I am extremely happy and also proud of the team for this achievement.”

Voting for Europe’s hottest brands and travel products took place online on the World Travel Awards official page and was open from 9 May to 20 August 2023 for both tourism professionals and end travelers. The World Travel Awards, currently celebrating its 30th anniversary, rewards and celebrates excellence across all sectors of the tourism industry. Each year, the program covers the globe with a series of regional gala ceremonies staged to recognize excellence within each continent.  

The full list of the winners of the World Travel Awards 2023 is available here

Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko is also included again in the ongoing ranking for the World Ski Awards as a nominee in the category “Bulgaria’s Best Ski Hotel 2023”. For all who wish to support the hotel, voting is open until 13 October 2023, here