World Luxury Hotel Awards 2008

Paradise Island Villas, the new luxury Boutique Villa Hotel of Crete has been officially announced as a Finalist in the category Luxury Villa Resort for the 2008 World Luxury Hotel Awards.

It was a historical moment when the winners of the World Luxury Hotel Awards where announced on Saturday evening the 18th of October 2008. Top Luxury Hotels, Lodges & Resorts kept their fingers crossed that they would be among the category winners. The prestigious World Luxury Hotel Awards Gala Ceremony took place at the world renowned

300 year old Lanzerac Estate situated in South Africa's famous Cape Winelands.

The glamorous red-carpet Gala Ceremony evening was opened by the Provincial Minister for Finance, Economic Development and Tourism in the Western Cape, MEC Garth Strachan, with a key note address to VIP's and leading figures in the hospitality industry.

The World Luxury Hotel Awards is about congratulating hotels that have taken the extra step with regards to their facilities and service excellence and as such differentiated themselves from ‘good hotels' to ‘exceptional hotels'. Hotels that guests would recommend not once but for many years to come.

Category winners included hotels, lodges and resorts from Thailand, USA, Mauritius, India, Maldives, Italy, Turkey, South Africa, France, United Arab Emirates, Mexico, Cook Islands, Greece and Mozambique to mention only a few.