The WTA are among the most prestigious awards of the global travel and tourism industry, with more than 200,000 industry professionals from around the world participating in the voting process every year.
Divani has been named Greece’s Leading Hotel Group 2018, while the Divani Caravel Hotel, located in the heart of Athens, was awarded as Greece’s Leading City Hotel for 2018″.
“The awards come at a significant time as Divani Collection Hotels this year celebrates its diamond anniversary, counting 60 years as a leader in luxury hospitality,” the hotel’s management said in an announcement.
The Divani Caravel Hotel, a member of the Leading Hotels of the World, offers luxury and style for business and leisure visitors alike. Located just minutes away from all the major cultural sites and attractions of the city center, the hotel includes 471 rooms and suites; a rooftop pool offering stunning views; a modern spa; state-of-the-art business facilities and three restaurants.
WTA honors Divani founder with Lifetime Achievement Award
The WTA also honored Aristotelis Divanis, the founder of the Divani Collection Hotels with the special Lifetime Achievement Award.
“The recognition of Aristotelis Divanis’ contribution to the Greek hospitality sector with a WTA Lifetime Achievement Award is a reflection of his tireless work in the tourism industry… his strong entrepreneurial spirit and love for authentic, warm hospitality,” the announcement said.
Divanis launched his first hotel in Trikala, central Greece, in the late 1950s and quickly went on to become one of the leading hoteliers in the country, with the development of new properties in Meteora, Larissa, Athens and Corfu.
The inclusion of the Divani Apollon Palace & Thalasso and Divani Caravel in the Leading Hotels of the World in recent years, has marked the group’s entry into the global hospitality elite.