GrandHotel Lienz Takes Top Honors at World Travel Awards

Austria’s GrandHotel Lienz emerged victorious at the World Travel Awards 2011 Europe ceremony, winning the title of “Europe’s Leading Wellness Hotel.”

“Since opening just two years ago, GrandHotel Lienz has established itself as a market leader by combining traditional techniques with the latest scientific medicine, amid a majestic mountain setting,” says Graham E. Cooke, president and founder, World Travel Awards. This relentless quest to push the boundaries of wellness tourism exemplifies the spirit of World Travel Awards.”

Located in southern Austria near the Italian border, the five-star GrandHotel Lienz is surrounded by stunning scenery including Austria’s tallest mountain, the Grossglockner. Here, guests can enjoy a full-service wellness center with over 4,500 sq. ft. and a medical center offering everything from nutrition to relaxation programs, as well as five different dining venues and spacious guestrooms.

With the property’s Grand Hotel Detox package, guests can enjoy one wellness consultation, a deep-cleaning sea salt peel, two firming massages, a reduced calorie Vitality menu on request, and more. Rates start at $225 per night for a single jr. suite, or $300 per night for a jr. suite including breakfast for two. Royal Suites start at $573 per night including breakfast for two. For more information, visit