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Reykjavík has won Winter Destination of the Year – in the 2017 LTG European Awards

The Luxury Travel Guide Awards team has announced that Reykjavík has won Winter Destination of the Year – in the 2017 LTG European Awards. 

In a announcement from The Luxury Guide Awards the following is stated:
Despite a short history, Reykjavík is home to a very impressive collection of attractions and historic significance. Fun filled with plenty of activities such as a bike tour, whale watching, wildlife, archery and much more, Reykjavík is the chosen place to visit when looking for the perfect family holiday or a weekend away with friends. Surrounded by incredible landscapes Reykjavík also stands out in beauty during the winter with the combination of the Northern Lights and twinkle from the snow in the mountains. For adventurists around the world looking for their next memory, Reykjavík offers the best service to all their guests in planning a trip of a lifetime, from organising VIP tours to finding the most popular places to stay for a warm welcome.  

The LTG awards identify the best hotels and accommodation options throughout the continent with its criterion focused on innovation, design, rooms and facilities, gastronomic achievements, service excellence, use of technology, sustainable development, marketing & branding, employee satisfaction, and location. 

James Drakeford, Editor in Chief, at Luxury Travel Guide commented on their win: “Recognising Reykjavík as Winter Destination of the Year has come as no surprise to us at Luxury Travel Guide. Reykjavík has become famous for their view of the Northern Lights and for maintaining beautiful surroundings of light during winter nights. Reykjavík stood out for the commitment from Visit Reykjavík in providing the best tour experiences for guests visiting from all over the world, and creating new and exciting ways for the guests to engage with the City.”     

The judging panel for the awards included TV personalities Anthony Melchiorri (Hotel Impossible, Five Star Secrets) and Shane Green (Resort Rescue), luxury travel photographer Antonio Cuellar, as well as the in-house team at Luxury Travel Guide. 
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