March 15, 2011 – Vernon, B.C. – The $122 million Sparkling Hill Resort opened May 21, 2010 and is already being recognized internationally for its location, design and unique offerings with the prestigious 2011 Senses Wellness Award for Best Spa Resort.
Carved into a granite cliff, this stunning feat of design incorporates the latest in technology and creativity of Swarovski Crystal of Wattens, Austria. The resort owned by Mr Gernot Langes Swarovski, patriarch of the famed Austrian Crystal family has become one of the most talked about and recognizable structures in the Okanagan Valley.
The resort has been awarded the 2011 Senses Wellness Award for Best Spa Resort of the year in the category Mountain Resort. The awards gala took place during ITB, one of the world’s largest tourism fairs in Berlin, Germany. The Senses Wellness Award is recognized as an international barometer for the hallmark of excellence in the wellness industry. The editorial team of Senses magazine are the jury, evaluating nominated hotels, destinations and products according to a broad spectrum of criteria including range of treatments, quality of service of hotel and destination.
The 14th annual awards dinner was held at the Regent Berlin and the award was presented to Sparkling Hill by Anna Maria Kaufmann, the Alberta born internationally renowned German opera singer. Sparkling Hill was chosen from 600 resorts from around the globe and was the only North American resort recognized.
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