Six Senses Douro Valley Wins Tourism Award


Six Senses Douro Valley voted “Most Exclusive Hotel” by Publituris

LAMEGO, Portugal – 20 March 2017 – Since 2010 Publituris, with the support of the BTL – International Tourism Fair, has been organizing the Publituris Portugal Trade Awards. Each year the nominees are chosen by the Publituris team and the winners are chosen by a weighted average between votes from Publituris newsletter subscribers (40%) and the jury (60%).

Using a polling method which makes transparency work, the Publituris team collects information about each nominee and makes it available on their website. The election is complemented by online voting from its subscribers and the general public. The winners are announced during the BTL – International Tourism Fair in Lisbon. The Six Senses Douro Valley was the winner within the category of “Most Exclusive Hotel”

In response to this award, the CEO of the Six Senses Douro Valley, Nicholas Yarnell, stated: “We are very proud of this important prize, which, because of its importance, will certainly consolidate our reputation within the national market and attract interest and attention to the Douro region. The Six Senses Douro Valley is designed and managed according to values of sustainability and well-being, is noted for its passion for providing a service guided by intuition, and for its sustained growth in a continued commitment to customer-oriented innovation strategies. We are proud to be the standard bearer for unique and exclusive travel.”
About Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas

Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas manages a set of 11 resorts and 29 spas in 20 countries under the brands Six Senses, Evason and Six Senses Spas. An aggressive brand expansion plan will triple the portfolio of resorts, hotels and spas over the next five years. In the near future, openings are planned in Austria, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, Egypt, Fiji, France, India, Indonesia, Italy, Nicaragua, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Tunisia, the United Arab Emirates and the United States.

Six Senses manages resorts known for their unique design in remote destinations of unsurpassed natural beauty. Its 9 properties are managed on the basis of a commitment to social, environmental, sustainable, well-being and design. Sharing the same vision and values as the brand’s award-winning resorts, Six Senses Hotels will expand its operations into urban areas in 2019.

Six Senses Spas offer a wide range of holistic, rejuvenating and beauty treatments managed by experienced therapists. Six Senses spas are located at all Six Senses and Evason resorts. The brand also boasts 18 independent spas located in prestigious hotels and resorts as well as in first-class lounges of two of the world’s largest airports.

Evason features two unique resorts that adhere to Six Senses’ commitment to social and environmental responsibility. Both resorts operate with a strong focus on the family segment and are known for their renowned customer focus, for offering a wide array of guest services and for a high attention to detail.

For more information, please contact:

Joana van Zeller
Public Relations Manager
Six Senses Douro Valley
T +351 254 660 600
M +351 936 828 663


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