Award-winning Week at KPRN – three customers awarded with top-class prices

Golden Panther Award

June was a very successful month for TLN partner KPRN. Three customers received international awards at the same time.

German Travel Award Golden Palm – Intrepid Travel
On June 5, 2018, Germanys biggest Publishing house Gruner & Jahr presented the German Travel Award (Die Goldene Palme), the most important German award for travel products, as part of the Innovation Day Travel. KPRN was there and took first place in the cruise category for its customer Intrepid Travel, the world’s largest sustainable adventure travel operator. The winning product is the so-called Adventure Cruises: alternative cruises in which special attention is paid to the country and its people and the travelers get a deep insight into the culture of the destination.

Golden Panther, Category Luxury Hotels – Velaa Private Island

Velaa Private Island, an ultra-luxury resort in the Maldives, received the award in the category “Luxury Resorts” at the award gala of the “Golden Panther Award”, which took place in Vienna on 6 June 2018.

The Golden Panther Award is presented annually by the HN Multimedia Group from Austria and the travel magazine “Paradise”. The golden Panther figure stands for innovation and strength in national and international tourism. The venue for the exclusive gala was the Palais Coburg, a magnificent building steeped in history with a beautiful summer garden in the center of Vienna. The award was presented by Heidi Khadjawi-Nouri, owner of the HN Multimedia Group and presenter Nazan Eckes, who guided the guests through the evening’s program. On behalf of Velaa Private Island, KPRN joined the award ceremony and received the award.

Decanter World Wine Awards 2018, Platinum Award – Winery Prinz von Hessen
The Rheingau winery Prinz von Hessen wins a Platinum Medal (97 points) at the Decanter World Wine Awards for the 2016 Johannisberger Klaus Riesling Grosses Gewächs. This is exclusively awarded to top wines, which belong to the absolute elite in an international comparison with a score of over 95 (out of 100). The Decanter Awards (DWWA) are among the most prestigious wine awards worldwide. Several thousand wines are tasted by over 100 professional tasters.


Author: Hanna Kleber, Managing Director KPRN