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Hungary's leading hotel in 2019 by World Travel Awards: Kempinski Hotel Corvinus Budapest

Category: Europe - Hungary - Rewards
Press release published on 2019-06-14
Posted by Kempinski Hotel Corvinus Budapest

Kempinski Hotel Corvinus Budapest is delighted to announce that it was voted Hungary’s Leading Hotel by World Travel Awards, for the fifth time.

Photo credit © World Travel Awards

In addition, the hotel’s Royal Suite Corvinus won the category Hungary’s Leading Hotel Suite 2019.

World Travel Awards represents the highest accolade for Kempinski Hotel Corvinus Budapest. Founded in 1993, the WTA brand is recognised globally as the ultimate hallmark of quality, with winners setting the benchmark to which all others aspire.

Kempinski Hotel Corvinus Budapest has been the winner several times in different categories by World Travel Awards over the years. Besides receiving the title of Hungary’s Leading Business Hotel in 2007, 2009 and 2016, Kempinski Hotel Corvinus was also named Hungary’s Leading Hotel in 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2017.

The awards are a great recognition from our partners and guests of our excellent performance, we are honoured and proudsaid General Manager Stephan Interthal. “I’m especially pleased that we received this prestigious award as we have just completed the second phase of our redesign project, releasing two more guest floors of refreshed and fully redesigned rooms and suites in April. This brings the total tally to five floors of 33 fully redesigned rooms and 23 suites, and 228 softly refurbished units. The new Kempinski Corvinus redefines luxury and residential styling, and provides the latest technological requirements for the design-savvy, discerning traveller.”

The renovation project is aimed at creating an organic contemporary aesthetic experience throughout the hotel, complete with all the conveniences and indulgences travellers, leisure or business, need and expect. The new design executes noted British designer Alex Kravetz’s vision of a soft colour palette of elegant gold, reserved platinum and muted grey, as well as warm, dark brown wood.

To enhance the new decor of the redesigned rooms and suites, the hotel purchased 31 contemporary Hungarian works of art, as part of the hotel’s extensive corporate Corvinus Art Collection.

The renovation of these units is part of a total EUR 12-million investment.

About Kempinski Hotel Corvinus Budapest

Kempinski Hotel Corvinus defines contemporary luxury in its outfitting, as well as service, in the heart of Budapest. Boldly modern, and recently redesigned and renovated on five floors, it offers 316 splendid rooms and 35 chic suites. A signature concept, Gastronomic Quarter Downtown Budapest includes Austro-Hungarian ÉS Bisztró, ÉS Deli, New Japanese Nobu Restaurant, The Living Room and Blue Fox The Bar. Kempinski The Spa features a unique hungarymud treatment, and Kempinski Gallery shows modern Hungarian art. Ten Rooms is the hotel’s MICE solutions delivered on a full floor of state-of-the-art and flexible spaces, reconstructed in 2017, while The Kitchen Caters provides full-service catering management at or outside Kempinski Corvinus.

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 comprises 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 imbues 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.

About World Travel Awards

WTA was established in 1993 to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all sectors of the tourism industry. Today, the WTA brand is recognised globally as the ultimate hallmark of quality, with winners setting the benchmark to which all others aspire.
Each year, WTA covers the globe with a series of regional gala ceremonies staged to recognise and celebrate individual and collective success within each key geographical region.

WTA gala ceremonies are widely regarded as the best networking opportunities in the travel industry, attended by government and industry leaders, luminaries and international print and broadcast media.

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