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MR&H 2019: Resorts in Greece Finalists in Awards for Mediterranean’s Best

Two resorts in Greece have been shortlisted as finalists in the 2019 Top Mediterranean Resort Awards that will be announced in October.

The awards are part of the fifth Mediterranean Resort & Hotel Real Estate Forum (MR&H), which is scheduled for October 29-31 at the Hilton Athens in the Greek capital.

The awards, now in their third year, were created to recognize outstanding mixed-use resorts and developments across the Mediterranean region and separate into two categories:

– Top Mediterranean Resort (currently in operation)
– Top Mediterranean Resort (currently in development)

According to an announcement by Questex Hospitality Group, organizer of the MR&H 2019 forum, Greece’s Wyndham Grand Crete Mirabello Bay (in operation) and the One & Only Kea Island (in development) are among the nominees.

“Best practice in architecture, design, operations, technology, marketing and talent management are all considered as we search for an award winner in both categories,” Alexi Khajavi, Managing Director of EMEA Hospitality + Travel Group, Questex said.

Photo © Wyndham Grand Crete Mirabello Bay

Photo © Wyndham Grand Crete Mirabello Bay

Nominees were shortlisted to the finalists by a group of industry experts, including the MR&H Advisory Board representing investors, developers and operators from across the resort and hotel community. Each of the resorts shortlisted are examples of hospitality operations dedicated to furthering tourism across the Mediterranean through industry leading design, guest amenities and service.

• Finalists – Top Mediterranean Resort (currently in operation)
o Wyndham Grand Crete Mirabello Bay
o Maxx Royal Kemer, Turkey
o El Gouna, Egypt

• Finalists – Top Mediterranean Resort (currently in development)
o Ikos Andalucia, Spain
o One & Only Kea Island, Greece
o W Algarve, Portugal
o City of Dreams Mediterranean, Cyprus

The winner will be selected from both categories by public vote. Voting can be done here.

The winner will be announced shortly in advance of the MR&H event that will take place in Athens with a dedicated prize giving ceremony forming part of the closing afternoon of the forum.

MR&H is the Mediterranean’s meeting place for mixed-use resort, hotel investment and development. Now in its fifth year, MR&H has become an established setting for business discussion, deal-making and discovering new and exciting opportunities. For more information on MR&H 2019, press here.

GTP Headlines is a media partner of the MR&H 2019 forum.

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