The Awards Programme, that was established by the Lithuanian Association of Resorts to be awarded to the top performing natural and legal entities operating in Lithuania’s resorts and resort areas for their active contribution to the boosting of the profile of their respective regions, is gaining momentum. Last weekend three more of the “Summer Lion 2019” Awards changed hands.
The winner in the category “Innovative Solutions Leader” of the Summer Lion 2019 was announced during the festival opening of the summer season of the resort area of Ignalina, and the award went to the Paliesius Clinic of Physical Therapy. It is the first and only licensed physical activity therapy clinic not only in Lithuania, but also in the Baltic States. Patients in this clinic are treated according to physical therapy programs tailor-made for each individual patient. The main aspect of the clinic’s work is the combination of medical science and physical exercise, the application of the principles of evidence-based medical practice and the selection of tailor-made solutions of treatment by physical exercises to each individual patient.
The “Summer Lion 2019” Award in the category “The Most Hospitable Hotel” went to the luxurious 5-star deluxe spa hotel located in the Trakai District “Esperanza Resort & SPA”. The elegant boutique hotel “Esperanza Resort & SPA”, that is part of the exclusive hotel chain, the Small Luxury Hotels of the World, blends into the stunning natural beauty of the Aukštadvaris Regional Park located in Trakai District. This hotel, which is five-star plus rated and recognized as one of the top hotels in Lithuania by the international travel portal “TripAdvisor” welcomes and opens its doors both to guests who are looking for a place for their special vacation, for guests who aim at a luxurious and calm stay and for guests who need a venue for important business meetings.
Another Award went to Palanga business representatives – the “Summer Lion 2019” in the category “Marketing Virtuoso” was awarded to the “Palanga SPA Life Balance” located in Palanga. This hotel has been already recognized at a global level: At the “World Spa and Wellness Awards 2018”, this hotel’s spa and wellness facilities were recognized the top performers in the Eastern European category. The hotel can also be proud of its award in category of the most innovative European spa hotel, as this hotel was recognized as the most innovative European spa hotel in the prestigious spa resort partners of the European Association of Spa Resorts (ESPA) in Dombur, Holland and became the first hotel in Lithuania to receive such an award. In addition to that, “Palanga SPA Life Balance” is engaged in vigorous marketing, which makes a significant contribution to raising awareness of Palanga as a resort.
The “Summer Lion 2019” Awards will be awarded to nine representatives of business, public institutions, communities for different achievements.