IKOS RESORTS NAMED IN CONDE NAST TRAVELLER’S READERS’ CHOICE AWARDS

Ikos Resorts is named in the Condé Nast Traveler’s 2021 Readers’ Choice Awards for the first time in the brand’s history. Proudly featured in this prestigious line up, Ikos Dassia has been selected based solely on the nominations and votes of readers, a valuable recognition of the Ikos experience and standard of care.

This acknowledgement follows a successful year for Ikos Resorts, having received special recognition for Ikos Andalusia as “Newcomer Luxury All Inclusive Resort Europe” at the Connoisseur Circle Hospitality Awards 2021. Earlier in the season Ikos Olivia was crowned Best All-Inclusive Hotel in the World at the 2021 TripAdvisor Annual Travelers’ Choice Awards

Situated on the beautiful island of Corfu, Ikos Dassia fuses contemporary Mediterranean style with the warmth of Greek hospitality, creating a peerless experience on the island’s inviting Ionian coast. Guests enjoy the true meaning of relaxation within the tranquil surroundings of Ikos Dassia, framed by fragrant woodland, with dazzling views across the turquoise sea. Embracing our award-winning Infinite Lifestyle concept, an unforgettable experience awaits guests as cuisine, service and style are taken to exceptional new heights.

Ikos Dassia is spread across twenty-five verdant acres with a beachfront setting, ensuring that each of our 411 luxurious rooms, suites and villas come with a view and ambience like no other, enjoying a selection of spacious balconies, private gardens and pools. Guests embark on a journey of gastronomic delight, experiencing our famed Michelin-starred menus as well as the finest local cuisine.

Guests of Ikos Resorts can expect an immersive approach to each destination, whether it be through Ikos’ innovative ‘Dine Out’ experience allowing guests to dine at local Greek restaurants as part of their stay, or the Mini Drive Adventure giving guests complimentary use of a MINI Cooper for one full day of their stay in order to explore the local area. Those who stay with us can enjoy à la carte menus curated by Michelin starred chefs, 300 local and international wines selected by the Ikos Sommelier, beach waiter service, 24-hour room service, premium branded spirits in the mini bars, kids’ clubs and more, all as part of the all-inclusive offering.

Ikos Resorts effortlessly combines five-star service with the ease and comfort of luxury all-inclusive, offering unique holidays in stunning destinations across the Mediterranean; from the Halkidiki Peninsula in Northern Greece, the islands of Corfu & Kos to Spain’s Costa Del Sol in Estepona, close to glamorous Marbella. This season, all five Ikos properties opened with an All-Tested Promise, following the success of last year’s protocols which set the new global standard for covid-safe holidays. As part of Ikos Resorts’ Infinite Care Protocol™, the all-tested promise means that all staff members undergo regular testing, while complimentary tests are offered to guests upon arrival. To make travel planning even easier, international guests can book tests on site to meet their required travel specifications before departure.

IKOS RESORTS NAMED BEST HOTEL & RESORT OPERATOR 2021

Ikos was crowned the ‘Hotel & Resort Operator of the Year’ at the 2021 Travel Industry Awards by TTG. Hosted by the UK & Ireland’s leading travel industry magazine, Travel Trade Gazette, these prestigious awards celebrate travel companies and professionals who put their customers first. With a robust process of judging panels, the Travel Industry Awards by TTG are the toughest to win in the travel sector.

Judges said “This company is at the top of its game, providing a high-end all-inclusive experience like no other in Europe, and one on an impressive expansion track. A move to recognise the value and potential of the trade has paid dividends, with the launch of a UK office in the midst of the pandemic well received by agents thanks to its highly proactive approach. Also impressive is Ikos Green – a growing array of initiatives set on improving environmental performance throughout the resorts.

The Travel Industry Awards by TTG took place on Thursday September 30 at Magazine London beside the iconic O2 arena, co-hosted by Strictly Come Dancing’s Claudia Winkleman and Tess Daly. The glittering awards ceremony, attended by 800 travel industry figures, celebrated suppliers of travel across various categories, as well as individual travel agents, and several special categories. Ikos Resorts was also nominated as a finalist in the categories Best Sales Team Category and Sustainability categories.

TTG editor Sophie Griffiths said: “The Travel Industry Awards by TTG – taking place for the first time in 2021 – celebrate those travel companies and travel professionals who put customers at the heart of their business, who are most deserving of consumers’ trust, and who have responded to the challenges of the last 12 months by making positive changes to their products, services and corporate cultures.”

Guests of Ikos Resorts can expect an immersive approach to each destination, whether it be through Ikos’ innovative ‘Dine Out’ experience allowing guests to dine at local Greek restaurants as part of their stay, or the Mini Drive Adventure giving guests complimentary use of a MINI Cooper for one full day of their stay in order to explore the local area. Those who stay with us can enjoy à la carte menus curated by Michelin starred chefs, 300 local and international wines selected by the Ikos Sommelier, beach waiter service, 24-hour room service, premium branded spirits in the mini bars, kids’ clubs and more, all as part of the all-inclusive offering.

Ikos Resorts effortlessly combines five-star service with the ease and comfort of luxury all-inclusive, offering unique holidays in stunning destinations across the Mediterranean; from the Halkidiki Peninsula in Northern Greece, the islands of Corfu & Kos to Spain’s Costa Del Sol in Estepona, close to glamorous Marbella.

Ikos Andalusia vince il titolo di “Newcomer Luxury All Inclusive Resort Europe”

Aperto da maggio 2021, Ikos Andalusia è il primo resort di proprietà del gruppo Ikos aperto fuori dalla Grecia, sulla Costa del Sol spagnola. Ora, questo nuovissimo resort festeggia il suo primo premio ai Connoisseur Circle Hospitality Awards di quest’anno, con un riconoscimento speciale come “Newcomer Luxury All Inclusive Resort Europe”.

La Connoisseur Circle è una rivista di viaggi di lusso che ospita prestigiosi premi per l’industria alberghiera internazionale, selezionati da una giuria di esperti. Con un portafoglio di resort pluripremiati, questo ultimo riconoscimento di Ikos conferma il concept ineguagliabile e ridefinito delle vacanze all-inclusive che propone.

Il concept Infinite Lifestyle di Ikos, coniuga agilmente l’esperienza di una vacanza di lusso senza limiti con la spensieratezza e il comfort dell’All-Inclusive. Il concept include una varietà di attività ed esperienze all’interno del resort, come i menù curati da chef stellati Michelin nei sei ristoranti à la carte come pure una selezione di 300 etichette di vini internazionali e liquori di ottima qualità. Inoltre, gli ospiti sono anche incoraggiati a esplorare la destinazione che hanno scelto con la Mini Drive Adventure, godendosi la giornata con la propria Mini, cenando nei migliori ristoranti locali e accedendo ai musei locali, il tutto già incluso nel costo del soggiorno.

“Siamo tutti molto entusiasti di questo ambito premio attribuito a Ikos Andalusia. Questo premio dimostra come Ikos Resorts continui a crescere con efficienza e successo. Ikos Andalusia è il primo hotel del nostro gruppo fuori dalla Grecia e porta il premiato concept Infinite Lifestyle in Spagna”, spiega Oliver Braun, Direttore Regionale Vendite & Marketing (DACH).

Sebbene Ikos Andalusia sia l’hotel più recente nel portafoglio di Ikos Resorts, questo premio è un messaggio che arriva al momento giusto per i nostri ospiti e i dipendenti, a conferma del fatto che il livello del servizio e l’approccio alle vacanze di lusso spensierate sia della massima importanza per noi, fin dall’esordio. Ad Ikos Andalusia, dove balconi privati, giardini e piscine abbondano, oltre 400 camere e suite moderne elevano lo stile, il lusso e il comfort a nuovi incredibili livelli, mentre i tocchi di classe che contraddistinguono Ikos accompagnano ogni viaggio dei nostri ospiti.