Onyria Golf Resorts landed two of Portugal’s ‘national tourism Oscars’ at the Publituris Portugal Travel Awards 2013 last week, winning both the ‘Best Five-Star Hotel’ and ‘Best Golf Course’ categories.
Onyria Palmares Beach & Golf Resort, in Lagos, landed the title of the country’s best golf course for the second successive year, while the boutique Onyria Marinha Edition Hotel & Thalasso, in Cascais - already acclaimed as the third-best hotel in the world in the TripAdvisor® Travelers’ Choice Awards 2013 - was awarded the title of best five-star hotel in Portugal.
ONYRIA MARINHA EDITION HOTEL & THALASSO VOTED WORLD’S #3 HOTEL BY TRIPADVISOR® USERS
The Onyria Marinha Edition Hotel & Thalasso, in Cascais, Portugal, is the third-best hotel in the world according to the millions of tourists who use the world’s largest travel site, TripAdvisor® – and all after just its first full year of operation.
Our five-star venue was beaten only by the Four Seasons Resort Hualalai, Hawaii, and South Africa’s Cape Grace, Cape Town Central, South Africa, in the TripAdvisor® Travelers’ Choice Awards for 2013, making Onyria Marinha Edition Hotel & Thalasso Europe’s #1. The awards were decided by the votes of the millions of visitors to the TripAdvisor® website, which included more than 6.000 hotels, of 82 countries in world.
TripAdvisor® is the world’s largest travel site, enabling travellers to plan and have the perfect trip. It offers advice from travellers and a wide variety of travel choices and planning features with seamless links to booking tools. TripAdvisor® branded sites make up the largest travel community in the world, with more than 60 million unique monthly visitors, and more than 75 million reviews and opinions. The sites operate in 30 countries worldwide, including China under daodao.com.
15th November 2012
IAGTO - Golf Tourism Supplier of the Year 2013 – Winner
Onyria Golf Resorts is voted IAGTO’S Golf Tourism Supplier of the Year
Onyria Golf Resorts was named the International Association of Golf Tour Operators (IAGTO
) golf tourism Supplier of the Year, at the awards dinner at International Golf Travel Market (IGTM
The awards are voted by tour operators and golf travel writers and it
was a success on ‘home turf’ for Onyria Golf Resorts, as the ceremony
took place in Vilamoura, Portugal, venue for this year’s IGTM.
The ‘supplier of the year’ category was introduced only last
year. Previously, IAGTO awards recognised only golf destinations and
golf resorts. The new category opened up the awards for all IAGTO
members including golf courses, hotels, inbound operators,
transportation companies and others, comprising more than 1,400 in 85
More than 450 IAGTO golf tour operators from 59 different countries cast
their votes for the award. Each operator was asked to nominate whom
they considered to be the best performing IAGTO supplier this year in
terms of dealing with tour operators, handling ‘fam’ trips and, above
all, obtaining high customer satisfaction. Tour operators may vote for
any one of the IAGTO 1,400 members.
The IAGTO Golf Travel Awards, established in 2000, are the official
annual awards for the golf tourism industry and reward a few exceptional
contributions to this world of golf travel, voted for by IAGTO
operators and the IGTWA’s golf travel writers. The awards ceremony and
gala dinner takes place during the International Golf Travel Market at
the end of each year.
Onyria Golf Resorts honoured with two awards from Turismo de Portugal
The Best of Tourism Prizes given, each year, by Turismo de Portugal
aim to recognize, distinguish and promote the best tourist projects. In
the 2011 edition 150 candidates ran to contest the eight categories.
The ceremony, held at Escola de Hotelaria e Turismo de Lisboa, attended
by Secretary of State for Tourism, Cecilia Meireles, and the President
of Turismo de Portugal, Frederico Costa.
The award "Private Rehabilitation Project" was given to Onyria Palmares Beach & Golf Resort
in Lagos, due to “the development of tourism through the rehabilitation
of an emblematic golf course, which is prepared to host major
tournaments in the sport.”
Onyria Marinha Edition Hotel & Thalasso in
Cascais received an award in the category "Service Quality" justifying
the jury, which this hotel "drives its daily performance through the
motto Dream Stay and personalized customer service."
Hotel Quinta da Marinha Resort gets TUV ECO HOTEL Certification
Hotel Quinta da Marinha Resort has just been certified of an Eco-Hotel, issued by TÜV Rheinland, the European leader in the provision of inspections and certifications.
This certification regards the optimization of energy management, water
consumption, waste management, safety, licensing and environmental
compliance and will reduce substantially the consuming in different
Obtaining this certification also obliged to perform an in-house
training to all staff regarding management and best practices,
management of energy resources, waste and safety procedures and
evacuation of buildings management, procedures in case of fire, support
basic life and training how to use safety equipment.
Onyria Palmares Golf is #2 Best Golf course in Portugal.
The first Today's Golfer Travel Awards
held in conjunction with major golf travel operator Your Golf Travel,
has been warmly received by golfers from all over the world who voted in
their thousands for their favorite destinations, courses and
hotels/resorts both in Europe and the UK. Onyria Palmares Golf
out in second place for “Best Golf course in Portugal”. This is an
amazing recognition and quite unique because Palmares opened only 6
Thank you very much to all for voting for Palmares. We are very proud.