The FINANCIAL -- With over 650,000 individual votes cast by travel professionals and consumers, the World Travel Awards has named Radisson Blu Iveria Hotel “Georgia’s Leading Business Hotel”. Another prestigious award, “Georgia’s Leading Hotel”, has been given to Radisson Blu Hotel, Batumi. The awards were presented to the Radisson Blu properties at the World Travel Awards European Gala ceremony in Sardinia, Italy, with the top tourism and hospitality leaders from around the world in attendance. In view of the record year that the Georgian tourism sector has had, and the rising competition, the win confirms that Radisson Blu is definitely getting something right.
The renowned World Travel Awards (WTA) is one of the most prestigious awards in the travel industry. It is most frequently compared to being what the Oscars is to cinema. An audience of more than 250 industry leaders from across Europe was in attendance for the presentations.
World Travel Awards Gala Ceremonies are widely regarded as the best networking opportunities within the travel and tourism industry, attended by government and industry leaders, luminaries, and international print and broadcast media.
The philosophy behind the “truly extraordinary” nature of Radisson Blu properties is down to each member of its team, explained John Losasso, General Manager of the Radisson Blu Iveria Hotel, while thanking his team for their contribution to it.
“I would like to thank each and every member of our team for making this hotel truly extraordinary! On behalf of the entire hotel, I would also like to extend our sincere gratitude to the people who voted for us; we are deeply honoured to win this award,” said John Losasso, General Manager of the Radisson Blu Iveria Hotel.
Nestled in the heart of Georgia’s capital, the Radisson Blu Iveria Hotel, Tbilisi, offers a premium location for both business and leisure. The structure’s glass exterior presents panoramic views of the bustling cityscape, along with dazzling individual views from each of its 249 rooms. Guests can enjoy the best Italian and Asian restaurants in the city; indoor and outdoor rooftop swimming pools; a spa and wellness centre; as well as a casino. For those organizing a corporate or social event, they can take advantage of the 9 meeting rooms and an easily customizable ballroom.
Tourism is one of the fastest growing industries in Georgia. In an environment of rising competition, the award for Georgia’s Leading Hotel carries special importance for Radisson Blu Hotel, Batumi. The Hotel has now received this trophy for the third year in a row.
“Considering that tourism is one of the fastest growing industries in Georgia, the local market is becoming increasingly competitive. It is with great pride that we receive this award granted by World Travel Awards, since it underscores our team’s professionalism and quality experience delivered to our guests,” said Pierre E. Fares, Hotel Manager of Radisson Blu Batumi.
Radisson Blu Hotel, Batumi, was nominated alongside some of the most famous and high-class hotels such as Le Bristol and the Hotel Ritz, France, and even the Hotel Adlon Kempinski, Germany.
The Radisson Blu Hotel, Batumi, features a beautiful glass exterior and a sleek contemporary design with customer-oriented service. The diversity of its 168 rooms of different categories gives guests the opportunity to enjoy breathtaking views of the Black Sea, surrounding mountains, or of the city itself. Guests can also savour a delicious meal in one of the hotel’s spectacular venues, including the 19th-floor bar with views of Batumi. The Hotel offers premier services such as an exclusive Anne Semonin Spa & Wellness Centre, and indoor and outdoor swimming pools. The Spa beckons travellers to retreat and unwind. Meanwhile, the expert meeting facilities ensure seamless events in a stylish location.
Following the ceremony, World Travel Awards President Graham Cooke said: “Congratulations to all our winners here at Forte Village Resort. “These are the leaders of our industry here in Europe and it is a pleasure and an honour to recognize their achievements this evening.”
World Travel Awards was established in 1993 to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all sectors of the tourism industry. Today, the World Travel Awards brand is recognised globally as the ultimate hallmark of quality, with winners setting the benchmark to which all others aspire.
World Travel Awards celebrates its historic 22nd year anniversary this year.