Monday, November 26, 2012

InterContinental Aphrodite Hills Resort Hotel – International Property Award 2012 winner for the second year!

It is a great pleasure to announce that the InterContinental Aphrodite Hills Resort Hotel in Cyprus, was awarded Best Resort Hotel, Cyprus at the International Property Awards 2012 Gala ceremony held at the London Marriott Hotel, Grosvenor Square, London on Sunday 4th November 2012.

Developed to identify, highlight and reward excellence throughout the global hospitality industry, the International Hotel Awards in association with Bloomberg Television, seek to recognise the finest operations throughout a wide range of areas. In addition to categories for all manner of different sized and specifically targeted hotels, there are also sections for the best hotel architecture, interior design, marketing and website.

Stuart Shield, president of the International Hotel Awards, says, “I am confident that our winners will attract the attention of the most discerning clientele wishing to be assured of the finest hospitality in the world.”

On behalf of Aphrodite Hills this year’s awards were accepted by the Hotel’s General Manager, Mr. Andreas Christodoulides, who stated “We are very proud to receive this prestigious award for a 2nd consecutive year, giving my team and I immense pleasure to know that our hard work at the InterContinental Aphrodite Hills Resort Hotel is widely appreciated and awarded by the professionals of hospitality industry.” Mr. Christodoulides finished by saying “Thank you for this huge recognition and like all InterContinental properties we will continue to offer A Great Hotel that Guests Love!”

Award-winning InterContinental Aphrodite Hills Resort Hotel is uniquely and scenically located at the heart of the internationally recognised Aphrodite Hills Resort. A luxurious hotspot offering a fantastic array of facilities such as an 18-hole championship golf course with a golf academy, an award winning Greco Roman Spa, a great playground and Kids Club of 3000 sq m, the Annabel Croft Tennis Academy, a multipurpose court, horse riding, a beach club, nature and bike trails, a variety of bars and restaurants as well as excellent conference facilities.

Thursday, November 22, 2012

The Aphrodite Hills Autumn Gala Dinner at the InterContinental Aphrodite Hills Resort Hotel

Lanitis Development would like to announce that the 3rd Local Russian Autumn Gala Dinner was held on Saturday, 17th of November 2012 in Morpheas Ballroom at the InterContinental Resort Hotel

The actual event was purely entertaining and included a memorable 3 day experience (November 16th – 18th, 2012) which included the Saturday night Gala Dinner and a lot of different activities to help the guests experience everything that Aphrodite Hills Resort has to offer. Special guests also had the opportunity to view the site of our new development project, Alexander Heights, offering unique and unobstructed sea views and the highest possible specifications and design.

This exclusive engagement celebrates the development of Cypriot-Russian business and cultural relations and comprised approximately 500 corporate and retail clients of some of the most prestigious organizations in Cyprus as well as other political and business personalities. Participating organizations had the opportunity to offer this event to their top clientele as a gesture of appreciation for their business.
The whole event was hosted by Angelos Markides CEO of Lanitis Development and held under the auspices of H.E. the Ambassador of the Russian Federation Mr. Vyacheslav D. SHUMSKIY.
The event is sponsored by Porsche A.I. Motokinisi Group, Saga Baldinini Boutiques, Hand crafted by Jewelry Constantinos Paphitis, PrimeTel and Velos Design.

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

InterContinental Aphrodite Hills Hotel wins award

The award winning, five-star and first-ever leisure, golf and Real Estate development in Cyprus which combines the five-star InterContinental hotel with an indulgent spa, championship golf course and a first class tennis academy, announced that the InterContinental Aphrodite Hills Resort Hotel had won the 2012 'Cyprus’ Leading Resort’ award last week, making it our 7th World Travel Award title since the opening of the hotel in 2005.

The World Travel Awards are considered one of the most prestigious and sought after signs of achievement in the international travel and tourism industry. This year, a phenomenal 213,000 industry professionals participated in the voting process, which is scrupulously monitored and independently audited.
The InterContinental Hotel part of Aphrodite Hills Resort is known as one of the finest fully integrated, luxury resort developments in the world. This extremely prestigious award, proven to substantially heighten the hotel’s  international profile and provide a highly effective advantage in making our sales and marketing stand out from the rest of it’s competitors.
The World Travel Awards began in 1993 as a means to acknowledge and celebrate excellence in the world's travel and tourism industry. Now in its 18th year, travel professionals and discerning travellers have come to regard the World Travel Awards as the very best endorsement that a travel product could hope to receive!

Monday, November 12, 2012

Aphrodite Hills Christmas Market 2012

Every year, the Village Square plays host to the wonderfully exciting traditional Christmas Market, providing a warm and festive atmosphere to be enjoyed by the whole family. Traditional Christmas markets are loved by everyone all around the world, with stalls offering a variety of goodies, from stocking-fillers to that something extra special!
A magical atmosphere created by the unique festive fragrances of hot mulled wine and pine needles, sets the scene for a wonderful day with family and friends, to join together and become absorbed into the excitement of Christmas.

Bring your family and friends along to experience our spectacular Christmas Market! Join us on Sunday December 9th, 2012 from 11:00am to 5:00pm.

There is something for everyone… and this year, we will even have snow!

Friday, November 2, 2012

Running For Life Naso Papatherapontos

Naso Papatherapontos Shemetras will be running the ultra marathon 400km all around Cyprus in aid of the Anticancer Society from the 12-18 November 2012.

She is 48 years old, from Peristeronopigi Ammoxostou and for the last 28 years, has been living in Plymouth Devon UK. She is a personal trainer and enjoys running.

She asked the Cyprus Anticancer Society to help organise this marathon and put it under their auspices and they gladly accepted!

This cause is very close to her heart as she has close friends and family that have been affected by this disease. Naso says “I’m sure this will give me strength to complete this cruel but worthy course.”

Support Nasos efforts by donating to:

The Cyprus Anti Cancer Society
Registration No: E3951
Account No: 0110-05-071900
Bank of Cyprus-quote Running for Life
Or at
For further information visit the website,
or call at 22 446 222