Awards and Certifications
Aphrodite Hills Holiday Residences receives World Travel Award 2016 for “Cyprus Leading Hotel Residences”
The award winning, five-star and first-ever leisure, golf and real estate development in Cyprus which combines the five-star accommodation with an indulgent spa, championship golf course and a first class tennis academy, announces that the Aphrodite Hills Holiday Residences takes the award as “Cyprus’s Leading Hotel Residences 2016” making it the 3rd award title since
Aphrodite Hills Holiday Residences is part of the Aphrodite Hills Resort, known as one of the finest fully integrated, luxury resort developments in the world. This extremely prestigious award, proves to substantially heighten the resort’s international profile and provide a highly effective advantage in making our sales and marketing stand out from the rest of its competitors.
World Travel Awards (WTA) was established in 1993 by Graham E. Cooke to seek out and reward the very best travel organisations in the world – those brands pushing the boundaries of excellence and implementing ground-breaking ideas.
WTA has developed into the most prestigious and comprehensive awards programme in travel and tourism, and is recognised worldwide as the hallmark of industry excellence. The Wall Street Journal is among the many media that have heralded WTA as “the Oscar’s of the travel industry”.
Aphrodite Hills Golf & Spa Resort Residences Awarded 2015 Cyprus’s Leading Hotel Residences
The award winning, five-star and first-ever leisure, golf and real estate development in Cyprus which combines the luxurious Holidays Residences with an indulgent spa, championship golf course and a first class tennis academy, announces that the Aphrodite Hills Holidays Residences has won for World Travel Award 2015 for “Cyprus’s Leading Hotel Residences”.
Aphrodite Hills Golf & Spa Resort Residences Awarded 2015 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellent
The Aphrodite Hills Golf & Spa Resort Residences has received the 2015 TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award.
Now in its fifth year, the award celebrates excellence in hospitality and is given only to establishments that consistently achieve great reviews on TripAdvisor.
When selecting Certificate of Excellence winners, TripAdvisor takes into account the quality, quantity and frequency of reviews and opinions submitted by travellers on TripAdvisor over a 12-month period. To qualify, a business must maintain an overall TripAdvisor rating of at least four out of five, have a minimum number of reviews and must have been listed on TripAdvisor for at least 12 months.
“Winning the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence is a genuine achievement for the entire Aphrodite Hills Holiday Residences Team, and we’d like to sincerely thank all of our past guests who have taken the time to complete a review on TripAdvisor and share with us and others there Aphrodite Hills Resort holiday experiences,” said Telemachos Hassapis – General Manager of the Holiday Residences operation of the resort, that promotes the villas and apartments to its valued visitors. “There is no greater endorsement of our hard work and efforts, than being recognised by one’s customers. This is a great vote of confidence to our business, the whole team and our continued commitment to excellence.”
“TripAdvisor is pleased to honour exceptional hospitality businesses that have received consistent praise and recognition by travellers on the site,” said Marc Charron President, TripAdvisor for Business. “By putting a spotlight on businesses that are focused on delivering great service to customers, TripAdvisor not only helps drive increasing hospitality standards around the world, it also gives businesses both large and small the ability to shine and stand out from the competition.”
Cypriot Hotel Awards – Recommended Property of Paphos for 2015
We are delighted to announce that Aphrodite Hills Holiday Residences has been awarded Cypriot Hotel Awards – Recommended Property of Paphos for 2015 by the World Hotel Awards.
The World Hotel Awards were established with the goal of providing travellers with lists of the best value for money accommodation in any destination worldwide. These awards are given after measuring and calculating a value for money score to generate lists for any destination.
In order to do this the World Hotel Awards, aggregate data from 18 global and local review sites, as well as analyse more than 3 billion guest reviews for 300,000+ accommodation types and categories.
After reviewing this information an algorithm is then used that measures the value score. The score is based on the level of customer satisfaction in the type of accommodation compared to the price paid. The result is then listed as either the best, highly recommended and recommended accommodation in every category.
Best Resort Hotel, Cyprus – Best Golf Resort, Cyprus – Best Golf Resort, Europe – Best International Golf Resort
It is a great pleasure to announce that the Aphrodite Hills Resort Hotel in Cyprus, was awarded in the below categories at the International Hotel Awards 2013 Gala ceremony held at the Grosvenor House Hotel, London on Sunday 3rd November 2013.
– Best Resort Hotel, Cyprus
– Best Golf Resort, Cyprus
– Best Golf Resort, Europe
– Best International Golf Resort
Developed to identify, highlight and reward excellence throughout the global hospitality industry, the International Hotel Awards in association with Virgin Atlantic and Yamaha, seek to recognise the finest operations throughout a wide range of areas. In addition to categories for all manner of different sized and specifically targeted hotels, there are also sections for the best hotel architecture, interior design, marketing and website.
Mediterranean Leading Family Resort
The award winning, five-star and first-ever leisure, golf and real estate development in Cyprus which combines the five-star Aphrodite Hills hotel with an indulgent spa, championship golf course and a first class tennis academy, announced that the Aphrodite Hills Hotel had won the 2013 ‘Mediterranean Leading Family Resort’ award last week, making it our 8th World Travel Award title since the opening of the hotel in 2005.
The World Travel Awards are considered one of the most prestigious and sought after signs achievement in the international travel and tourism industry. This year, a phenomenal 213,000 industry professionals participated in the voting process, which is scrupulously monitored and independently audited.
The Aphrodite Hills Hotel, part of Aphrodite Hills Resort, is known as one of the fully integrated, luxury resort developments in the world. This extremely prestigious award, proven to substantially heighten the hotel’s international profile and provide a highly effective advantage in making our sales and marketing stand out from the rest of its competitors.
The World Travel Awards began in 1993 as a means to acknowledge and celebrate excellence in the world’s travel and tourism industry. Now in its 19th year, travel professionals discerning travelers have come to regard the World Travel Awards as the very best endorsement that a travel product could hope to receive.
Cyprus’ Leading Suite, Presidential “Enalia”
The award winning, five-star and first-ever leisure, golf and real estate development in Cyprus which combines the five-star Aphrodite Hills Hotel with an indulgent spa, championship golf course and a first class tennis academy, announces that the Aphrodite Hills Hotel has won for World Travel Award 2014 for Cyprus Leading Suite, Presidential “Enalia” making it the 9th award title since the opening of the hotel in 2005.
Cyprus’ Leading Hotel Residences
The award winning, five-star and first-ever leisure, golf and real estate development in Cyprus which combines the luxurious Holidays Residences with an indulgent spa, championship golf course and a first class tennis academy, announces that the Aphrodite Hills Holidays Residences has won for World Travel Award 2014 for “Cyprus’s Leading Hotel Residences”.
Cyprus Best Golf Hotel and Cyprus Best Golf Course
The award winning five-star leisure, golf and real estate development in Cyprus which combines the five-star Aphrodite Hills hotel with an indulgent spa, championship golf course and a first class tennis academy, announced that the Aphrodite Hills Hotel has won the 2014 “Cyprus Best Golf Hotel’ at the first-ever World Golf Awards ceremony which took place on 15th November in Algarve, Portugal.
World Golf Awards serves to celebrate and reward excellence in golf tourism, world class courses and golf destinations. These inaugural awards are focused on the leading 130 nations who are shaping the future of this dynamic industry.
Golf tourism constitutes a vital segment in the global travel and tourism marketplace. An estimated 600 million golfer visits will take place in 2014 to the 32,000 golf courses and resorts worldwide.
While celebrating and rewarding excellence across golf resorts, courses and the golfing destinations throughout the world, World Golf Awards will strive to ultimately raise the golf tourist customer experience and stimulate both the domestic and international golf tourism market.
The worldwide voting process began in May. Votes were made by professionals working within the golf travel and tourism industry – senior executives, travel buyers, tour operators, agents and media professionals, as well as the golf tourism consumers.
Trip Advisor’s Traveler’s Choice Award 2013
Aphrodite Hills Hotel was chosen among the top hotels in the Cyprus Hotels category by TripAdvisor in its 2013 Travellers’ Choice® awards.
Now in its eleventh year, the annual TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice awards honour the world’s best hotels, earning their distinction from those who know them best – real travellers. Unlike any other hotel honours, TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice winners are based on millions of valuable reviews and opinions from travellers around the world.
“TripAdvisor is once again thrilled to recognise the world’s most outstanding hotels with the help of more than 75 million reviews and opinions from travellers around the globe,” said Christine Petersen, president, TripAdvisor for Business. “From the best bargain hotels to top luxury properties, outstanding service, value and quality are the hallmarks of our Travellers’ Choice winners.”
Travelife Gold certification
Aphrodite Hills Hotel is proud to announce that after intensive auditing it has been awarded with the Travelife Gold certification, placing it among its peers within the Travelife Collection and the top 10 hotels in Cyprus.
For those thinking about a holiday and want to stay somewhere that cares about the environment, people and the planet but not sure where to look, need only to consult the Travelife Collection. The Collection only features accommodations that have shown they are taking steps to manage their environmental and social impacts, such as reducing their energy consumption or supporting local initiatives that preserve the cultural heritage of a destination.
What is Travelife? Travelife is an international certification scheme for hotels and accommodations that helps them to improve how they manage their environmental and social impacts, such as the way their energy or water consumption, or how they treat the people they employ or the local community where they operate.
The hotels and accommodations featured on the Travelife Collection have shown that they meet our strict sustainability criteria and have achieved one of our awards. But achieving a Travelife award is not easy. All our featured properties have had an independent, third party audit to confirm whether they have reached either the bronze, silver or gold level because they have put in place measures to manage and improve their environmental and social performance.
The Gold award received indicates that the Aphrodite Hills Hotel:
– Met the Bronze / Silver requirements, displaying a strong commitment to sustainability
– Communicated their progress to others, showing they are sustainability leaders
– Constantly looking for new opportunities for improvement
– Adhered to the country’s planning procedures for new developments
SPA Traveller Awards
With great pleasure we would like to announce that The Retreat Spa at Aphrodite Hills Resort, has received one again The SPA Travellers Awards for 2014, for “Best Resort for Golf & Spa in Europe”
The SPA Traveller Awards are a benchmark for excellence within the spa industry, giving loyal customers the opportunity to vote for their favourite Wellness Retreat, Day Spa, Hotel and Resort Spa, their preferred hotel and spa brand and the most results driven wellness programmes and products throughout the world.
EU Eco-Management and Audit Scheme (EMAS) certification
The Aphrodite Hills Hotel has recently achieved certification for the successful implementation of an ISO 14001:2004 environmental management system and has also been awarded the EU Eco-Management and Audit Scheme (EMAS) certification. This additional certification reflects our hotel’s vision, to be acknowledged around the world as the best fully integrated resort hotel in Europe, dedicated to consistently exceeding all expectations of service and work environment, and at the same time keeping high priority the protection of the environment and the improvement of the quality of life. You may review our 2011 Environmental Statement (in Greek) by clicking here.