The Golden Sun Award

Recently awarded

On the 31st of March in 2016 the best national conference and wellness hotels could collect their Golden Sun Award already for the 11th time. This years’ gala location was the five star hotel category winner, the Budapest Marriott Hotel.

Our company, the Day Holiday, our partners and the readers of the Tourism Trend magazine evaluated and rewarded, the national conference and wellness hotels, which have worked in the most persistent way and have been the most successful last year.

This year the best conference and wellness hotels of Budapest and the country received an award in six categories. A recently opened hotel receives faith as the most promising hotel in 2015. In this category, representing the Hungarian Tourism Ltd. Tamás Glázer, the deputy of the tourism CFO, handed over the award this year. The Hungarian Tourism Ltd. is the cooperative partner of the Golden Sun Award.

Day Holiday evaluates and awards every year the best hotels according to the feedback of the costumers and the participants of the events. The Tourism Trend and Tourism Online does the same according to the feedback of its readers. The comparison of the hotels is done on the basis of professional criteria. Besides the material conditions, the flexibility, the kindness, the whole year balanced and high level performance of the employees are also important criterias.

Our recent award winners

The best performing hotels in 2015 according to the readers of Tourism Trend and the guests were the following:

Hungary’s best three star conference hotel in 2015:

Hotel Margaréta, Balatonfüred

Hungary’s best four star conference hotel in Budapest in 2015:

Novotel Budapest Danube

Hungary’s best four star conference hotel in the country in 2015:

Residence Ózon****superior Conference & Wellness Hotel, Mátraháza

Hungary’s best 5 star conference hotel in 2015:

Budapest Marriott Hotel

Hungary’s most promising hotel opened in 2015:

Best Western Plus Lakeside Hotel, Székesfehérvár

Hungary’s best wellness hotel in 2015:

Hunguest Hotel Forrás****superior, Szeged

The Day Holiday Llc. organizes the Golden Sun Award every year with twenty-thousand events, with the experience of more than half a million of guests behind its back, in eight countries and by comparing hundreds of venues. At the event the award winning hotels get the opportunity to introduce themselves in front of a professional public.

Interesting programs made the event more colorful, similarly to the past years. The guests were entertained with the music performance of the Compact Disco band and their creativity, as well as knowledge was tested and challenged in an interactive quiz game.


The beginnings

The Golden Sun award was founded by Day Holiday Llc. in 2005. Registered trademark. It was established with the goal to rate Hungary’s best conference hotels.

Day Holiday Llc. customers and employees compare the Hungarian event locations according to professional aspects.

The award is a symbol: it is a handshake between experts in the hotel industry and the participants of event management.

The award itself that you can hold, is the creation of the Noemi Ferenczy-award winning glass artist Péter Botos.

Giving away the award we also acknowledge the work of hotels. The awarded hotels helped Day Holiday in accomplishing successful events with their trustworthy and high-level services.

We award the best national conference hotels in five categories every year:

  • Hungary’s best ***** conference hotel
  • Hungary’s best **** conference hotel in Budapest
  • Hungary’s best **** conference hotel in the country
  • Hungary’s best *** conference hotel
  • Hungary’s most promising hotel opened in the current year

We also remunerate and evaluate our partner hotels work in the wellness category year after year.

Each year in two categories Day Holiday Llc. gives the wellness award with Turizmus Trend magazine issued by Professional Publishing:

  • Hungary’s best wellness hotel in Budapest
  • Hungary’s best wellness hotel in the country

From 2015 we united the two awards, and the hotels could apply for the best Hungarian wellness hotel award.

Evaluation of the Hotels

Process of the awarding >>

Guests visiting the hotels can evaluate the services by filling out the questionnaire through the konferenciakonline.hu and wellnessonline.hu websites. These opinions have a big impact on the awarding.

Regulation of the Golden Sun Award

Evaluation form

Wellness evaluation form