Hotel and City: Russia became the winner in two nominations World Travel Awards at ones.
Hotel and City: Russia became the winner in two nominations World Travel Awards at ones!
Saint-Petersburg was called the best tourist destination of the year in Europe under the World Travel Awards international rate. This year the awarding ceremony took place in the famous hotel Forte Village Resort, situated in Sardinia, Italy. Along with that, the honors in nomination the best resort complex in Europe were conferred to Crimean hotel «Mriya Resort & Spa».
«All the electorate define Saint-Petersburg as the best destination of the continent, greeting more and more tourists from from all round the world», - the president of «World Travel Awards» -Grenhem Kuk declares. «Saint-Petersburg is the precious pearl of tourism, manage to display impression historical and cultural heritage, which the leading world travel destination can be jealous», – Russian Federation Culture Vice-Minister – Alla Manilova remarks.
As for the Crimian hotel «Mriya Resort & Spa», it manage to be in advance of their rivals from Portugal, Italy, Turkey and Greece. «Mriya became the best therapeutic resort in Europe and the best Spa resort in Russia. This is the great achievement. We became the best in Europe, despite the sanctions», - Crimia Tourism Minister Sergey Strelbitskiy told during the Republic Cabinet Council proceedings (according Russian News Agency TASS).
«World Travel Awards» premium was established in 1993. Now it is the most prestigious award in tourism. Among the laureates of this prize are the best air companies, tour operators and best destinations and best transport companies as well.
The source: http://www.tourprom.ru/news/33570/