Money Toursim: Sani Resort and Ikos Resorts named top resorts in Europe at the World Travel Awards 2024

22 March 2024 - Money Toursim

The Sani/Ikos Hotel Group won important distinctions at this year’s European World Travel Awards. The impressive ceremony took place a few days ago in Berlin, bringing together the elite of the global tourism industry. Consolidating its dominant position in sustainability-driven luxury family tourism, the Group was the winner in two categories at this year’s awards.

Sani Resort in Kassandra, Halkidiki was awarded the “Europe’s Leading Family Resort 2024” Award for the sixth consecutive year, while Ikos Odisia in Corfu was awarded the “Europe’s Leading All-Inclusive Resort 2024” Award, winning its first distinction since its opening in the summer of 2023.

Sani Resort has received other important distinctions in the prestigious World Travel Awards. It is the only resort in the world to have been awarded as “World’s Leading Family & Beach Resort” and “World’s Leading Luxury Green Resort” for the fifth and fourth consecutive year respectively, while this year, for the first time, it also won the newly established “World’s Leading Sustainable Resort” award, confirming its leadership in the field of sustainable tourism. It has also received the “World’s Leading Cultural Destination Resort” award for two consecutive years.

Through their awards, the World Travel Awards each year recognise, reward and celebrate excellence in tourism, making it one of the world’s most important industry institutions, which makes this double award for Sani Resort and Ikos Resorts exceptional.

Greece: Premiere on 21 June for the new Beachfront Residential Suites of Sani Asterias

With the new tourist season approaching, Sani Resort is further enriching and upgrading the hospitality of its guests, designing new experiences, services and facilities of high standards. The 2024 additions include Sani Asterias’ new Beachfront Residential Suites, premiering on July 21, redefining luxury hospitality for families. Combining high aesthetics and connection to the natural environment with a harmonious interchange of indoor and outdoor spaces, the new residences offer direct access to the sea, a private pool and views of the Aegean Sea – just steps away from Sani Asterias’ Blue Flag award-winning beach.

Spain: new luxury villas in Ikos Andalusia

In the summer of 2024, Ikos Resorts invites guests to “Discover Hospitality” – based on the archetypal values of Greek hospitality and at the core of Ikos Resorts’ philosophy since its inception – with the new Deluxe Four-Bedroom Villas premiering at Ikos Andalusia, the Sani/Ikos Group’s luxury resort in Marbella-Estepona, Spain. The new villas – the Group’s first on the Iberian Peninsula and the ‘jewel’ of Ikos Andalusia – will offer guests unparalleled hospitality and unique in-suite privileges, overlooking Spain’s sunny seas. With four bedrooms and a private swimming pool, the new villas can accommodate families of nine or groups of friends, in high quality and aesthetic facilities.

The Sani Resort

Sani Resort in Halkidiki is a reference point in the Mediterranean for luxury family holidays, with sustainability in mind. It comprises five award-winning beachfront hotels: Sani Beach, Sani Club, Porto Sani, Sani Asterias and Sani Dunes. The complex is set in a 4,000-acre natural reserve, surrounded by dense pine forests and beaches of unique beauty. Sani Resort offers top quality services and facilities, including a private marina, 40 restaurants and bars, shopping, the Rafa Nadal Tennis Center, the football academy in partnership with Chelsea FCF and the Bear Grylls Survival Academy. Every year, it hosts two acclaimed cultural festivals, the Sani Festival and Sani Gourmet. A pioneer in sustainable tourism, Sani has developed an ambitious sustainability plan and has been named “World’s Leading Luxury Green Resort” and “World’s Leading Family and Beach Resort” at the World Travel Awards for four and five consecutive years respectively, while in 2024, for the first time, it won the “World Leading Sustainable Resort” award. Also, for the past two years, Sani Resort has won “Best Sustainable Destination” and “Best Sustainable Holiday with Kids” at the Marie Claire Sustainability Awards. Sani Resort is a member of the Sani/Ikos Group, an innovative, dynamically growing hotel group with luxury resorts in unique seaside destinations in the Mediterranean.

The Ikos Resorts

Ikos Resorts are award-winning, all-inclusive luxury resorts in stunning Mediterranean coastal locations; Ikos Oceania and Ikos Olivia in Halkidiki, Ikos Dassia and the new Ikos Odisia in Corfu, Ikos Aria in Kos, as well as Ikos Andalusia in Marbella-Estepona and the new Ikos Porto Petro in Mallorca, Spain. New investment projects in Greece and Portugal are also underway. Combining true luxury with all-inclusive holidays in an innovative way, Ikos Resorts offer five-star experiences and high quality services without restrictions, including Michelin-starred menus, luxury beauty products, kids’ clubs and activities for the whole family, among others. The Ikos brand has been consistently ranked #1 in the TripAdvisor Traveler’s Choice “Best All-Inclusive” category for the past five years. Leading the way in sustainable tourism, Ikos Resorts has developed an ambitious sustainability plan with award-winning actions and initiatives. Ikos Resorts is part of the Sani/Ikos Group, an innovative, dynamically growing hotel group with luxury resorts in unique Mediterranean coastal destinations.

Source: Money Toursim


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