Mon | 05.09.2016
Tourism & Travel
Athénée Palace Hilton Bucharest has been recognised as Romania’s Leading Hotel at the 23rd edition of the prestigious World Travel Awards, known across the globe as the most prominent and comprehensive benchmark for excellence in the industry.
At the 2016 Europe Gala Ceremony, held in Sardinia, Italy on 4 September, Athénée Palace Hilton scooped one of 22 awards won by Hilton Worldwide properties and brands, as voted for by travel and tourism professionals globally.
For the third year in a row, Hilton Hotels & Resorts has been named Europe’s Leading Hotel Brand in 2016, further reinforcing its position as the stylish, forward-thinking leader in hospitality and reflecting its presence in 31 countries and territories across Europe.
Aykut Korkmaz, general manager, Athénée Palace Hilton, said, “We are honoured to have been recognised by the World Travel Awards 2016 as Romania’s Leading Hotel. This recognition is testament to our commitment to excellence and to providing an exceptional guest experience, and is a reflection of Athénée Palace Hilton’s exceptional team members and facilities.”
Hilton Worldwide was recognised in the following categories at the 2016 World Travel Awards for Europe:
The prominent World Travel Awards, established in 1993 to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence in the sector, have become a key global institution of the industry, and is recognised as the ultimate hallmark of quality worldwide. More information on the categories and winners of the World Travel Awards 2016 can be found at https://www.worldtravelawards.com/winners/2016
About Athénée Palace Hilton Bucharest
Athénée Palace Hilton Bucharest hotel is one of the city’s most sophisticated and prestigious landmarks. Built in 1914 and situated within the heart of the city, the hotel provides spectacular views over Revolution Square. The hotel offers a wealth of premium amenities in its 272 guestrooms and suites, 13 fully-renovated meeting rooms, a Health Club with pool, and fine dining in its two restaurants, terrace and bar.
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company, comprising more than 4,700 managed, franchised, owned and leased hotels and timeshare properties with over 775,000 rooms in 104 countries and territories.
For 97 years, Hilton has been dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences. The company's portfolio of 13 world-class global brands includes Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Canopy by Hilton, Curio - A Collection by Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton, Embassy Suites by Hilton, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton by Hilton, Tru by Hilton, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also manages an award-winning customer loyalty program, Hilton HHonors®. Hilton HHonors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to benefits including an exclusive member discount, free standard Wi-Fi, as well as digital amenities that are available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton HHonors app, where Hilton HHonors members can check-in, choose their room, and access their room using a Digital Key.