Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko awarded as Bulgaria’s Best Ski Hotel for the sixth time

Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko awarded as Bulgaria’s Best Ski Hotel for the sixth time

Bansko, Bulgaria, 2019-Nov-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko is the proud winner of the title “Bulgaria’s Best Ski Hotel”, voted by World Ski Awards, the most prestigious awards organisation in the world ski tourism industry. The official gala ceremony was held on Saturday, 23 November at Austrian hotel A-ROSA Kitzbühel, gathering more than 200 ski tourism figureheads and market leaders from 40 different nations spanning North and South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. As is customary, the event was part of an interesting three-day programme of gourmet dinners, skiing, sightseeing and leisure activities organised specially for event participants. Among invited VIP guests on the red carpet was PR and Marketing Manager of the hotel Emiliya Kordeva, who had the pleasure of accepting the honorary statuette on behalf of the hotel and thanking voters around the world for their support and recognition.

General manager of the hotel, Christian Ruge, said about this latest award: “We are very honoured to be awarded as Bulgaria’s Best Ski Hotel for the sixth time. This is an extremely valuable award for us as it is based on the evaluation of our guests from all around the globe, and we sincerely thank them. With this award, we are on the world ski map, which brings additional value to our ski destination, to our product and to the Kempinski brand. Congratulations and big applause for the whole team at Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko for their efforts and great performance. Without them, this wouldn’t be possible.”

World Ski Awards is globally recognised as the leading programme in the global ski sector. Votes were cast online by leading ski tourism professionals worldwide, as well as thousands of luxury travel consumers in a rage of categories, including best chalets, hotels, resorts and tour operators.

The full list with the winners at the World Ski Awards 2019 is available at:

This year was very successful for Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko. Only a month ago, the hotel received another international accolade – Bulgaria’s Best Hotel Spa by World Spa Awards, and in the middle of the year the hotel was voted Bulgaria’s Best Lifestyle Hotel by World Travel Awards 2019. Among all these global recognitions, the hotel is also the ultimate winner in the 2019 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards in the categories Top 25 Hotels, Top 25 Luxury Hotels and Top 25 Hotels for Service, in Bulgaria.

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, 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:

Emiliya Kordeva
PR and Marketing Manager
Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko
96, Pirin Street ▪ 2770 Bansko ▪ Bulgaria
Tel. +359 749 88568
M +359 889 920030

Source: Kempinski Hotel