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Bansko Wins Best Ski Resort in Bulgaria at the World Travel Awards

Once again Bansko has outdone itself by winning the Best Ski Resort in Bulgaria award for the 4th time in a row with a record vote. The director of the World Ski Awards Zion Rapson said "Bansko can be proud that it won in the year with the most recorded votes in the 4 year history of the competition

A huge 1,6 million online votes over 16 weeks saw consumers determined the winners of the four main categories, “Best resort “, “Best Hotel”, “Best Boutique Hotel ” and “Best Chalet” from among the nominations from 25 countries over 5 continents. The Bronze trophy, which looks like the world cup trophy, was presented to the executive director of the concessionaire “Ulen” Maya Khristoskova, and Marketing Director Ivan Obre?kov and others.

This welcome news comes during a fantastic week for Bansko which also saw it awarded the European City of Sport for 2017 by the European Capital and Cities of Sports Association (ACES Europe) which means that Bansko now joins 400 other European cities carrying the title of sports capitals. Bansko welcomes around one million holidaymakers a year and has hosted 10 international ski events as well as supporting 10 local ski clubs, ensuring Bansko is worthy of its place as a City of Sport.

You can enjoy a holiday to Bansko with Balkan Holidays this winter and experience first hand the superb facilities and slopes the resort has to offer.

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