World Lux­ury Ho­tel Awards

Tourism Tattler - - ACCOLADES -

Ho­tels in Aus­tralia, South Africa, and Thai­land fared well at the the 9th An­nual World Lux­ury Ho­tel Awards, which was hosted at the pres­ti­gious Har­bour Grand Hong Kong on Satur­day 24th Oc­to­ber 2015.

Hosted by in­ter­na­tional tele­vi­sion pre­sen­ter, Des­mond So, over 300 at­ten­dees rep­re­sented their ho­tels to re­ceive their awards at this red car­pet, black tie event. The phe­nom­e­nal suc­cess of this event echoes in the praise of the at­ten­dees who, not only cel­e­brated their ac­com­plish­ments and re­ceived their awards on an in­ter­na­tional stage, but also en­joyed stel­lar pre­sen­ta­tion, a de­lec­ta­ble 6 course fine din­ing ex­pe­ri­ence and sen­sa­tional cul­tural per­for­mances in the ex­trav­a­gant and glam­ourous Grand Ball­room at the Har­bour Grand Hong Kong ( read Tourism Tat­tler's ar­ti­cle here).

200 win­ners, in over 50 cat­e­gories re­ceived their awards at the event. The Over­all Win­ner was an­nounced at the cli­max of the event. New York's Ho­tel Plaza Athénée was awarded the Over­all Win­ner Award. The award was pre­sented by Mr Bran­don Lourens, founder and chair­man of the World Lux­ury Ho­tel Awards, as well as Ms. Odile Franc, Di­rec­tor of Dis­tri­bu­tion and De­vel­op­ment, France 24.

In the Lux­ury Ser­viced Apart­ments cat­e­gory, Aus­tralia's ADGE Apart­ment Ho­tel in Syd­ney took the cov­eted award as the Worlds Best. The ADGE Apart­ment has been recog­nised for its unique de­sign and strong fo­cus on qual­ity guest ser­vice.

Ari­nara Bang­tao Beach Re­sort, which over­looks the sap­phire sea on the west coast of Phuket, Thai­land won the Worlds Best Lux­ury Coastal Re­sort cat­e­gory award. This fam­ily friendly re­sort is recog­nised for its sig­na­ture South­east Asian dé­cor and spe­cial fea­tures such as di­rect pool ac­cess, stun­ning pool and sea views and spa­cious liv­ing ar­eas.

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