according to tourism professionals
During the Days of Croatian tourism at Hvar island Esplanade Zagreb hotel was present with two prestigious awards – for the best city hotel and the Hotel of the Year
During the traditional annual tourism manifestation – Days of Croatian Tourism, hosted on 24th and 25th October 2018 at the island of Hvar, organized by Croatian Tourism Board, Croatian Chamber of Economy and Ministry of Tourism awards and recognitions were given in several categories to those best in tourism. Esplanade Zagreb Hotel was awarded two prestigious awards – for the Best City Hotel and the Hotel of the Year. The awards were presented to the general manager, Ivica Max Krizmanić, who has been leading the hotel for almost seven years now, and whose career at the hotel now counts a full quarter of a century.
“Esplanade is truly an amazing hotel, my entire team and I are especially happy and proud today, to be the part of its extraordinary and rich history. Esplanade is an institution of a kind, an icon of the Croatian hospitality, gastronomy and design which has been irresistibly attracting guests with its familiar charm and personality. Hotel has always been recognizable by its excellent service and we continue to follow this tradition by listening to the specific needs of a contemporary guest, following new trends and development of the new world technologies in order to give our guests unforgettable experience. The hotel has always been and will remain the center of Zagreb’s social life, the favourite gathering place of many generations of Zagreb’s residents and the first choice for politicians, royal families and celebrities. From its very beginnings Esplanade had an extraordinary significance not only for Zagreb, but for the entire Croatia. I’m proud of all of these accomplishments and recognition, as well as the entire team whose positive energy, individual and original approach as well as love towards the hotel help make beautiful memories for each and every guest. This prestigious ‘old lady’ is pride of Zagreb and synonym of superior hospitality and these awards are only recognition to our efforts, commitment and successful business results. I would like to thank to the tourism professionals who recognized it, and would like to congratulate everyone from the bottom of my heart.” said Krizmanić at the occasion.
Esplanade hotel has received many recognitions and international prizes and it has been enlisted in globally valued guides. World Luxury Travel Awards, commonly known as hospitality Oscars, have been presented to the hotel in three categories – Luxury Architecture Design Hotel, Luxury Historical Hotel of Croatia and Luxury Heritage Hotel for south-eastern Europe. TripAdvisor Hall of Fame certificates have been appointed to Zinfandel’s restaurant, Le Bistro and Esplanade hotel given all have received excellent guest reviews for many years in a row. For the second consecutive year, both restaurants have been included in the Michelin Guide, while Chef Ana Grgić has been named the Great Chef of Tomorrow according to Gault&Milau gourmet guide for Croatia 2018.
Press Office Contact
Sanda Sokol, PR & Marketing Manager
T. +385 1 45 66 036, M. +385 91 47 666 47, E. Sanda.Sokol@esplanade.hr
Andrea Ožegović, PR & Marketing Coordinator
T. +385 1 45 63 888, M. +385 91 47 666 48, E. Andrea.Ozegovic@esplanade.hr
Published: October 31st, 2018