Published on : Wednesday, October 9, 2013
Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts is proud to have two of their resorts recognised at the recent World Travel Awards (WTA) 2013. “Banyan Tree Bangkok” and “Maison Souvannaphoum Hotel” in Luang Prabang, Laos, were honoured at the World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2013 which took place on 1 October, 2013 at Anantara Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Banyan Tree Bangkok took home the Asia’s Leading Business Hotel category, after being recognised as Asia’s Leading City Spa Hotel for two consecutive years in 2011-2012. After a year-long search for the most popular travel and tourism brands in the world in 2012, Banyan Tree Bangkok was also recognized as World’s Leading City Spa Hotel at the Grand Final Gala Ceremony in New Delhi, India. Meanwhile, Maison Souvannaphoum Hotel received the distinction of being the first hotel in Laos to win a World Travel Award, with the honour of Laos’s Leading Hotel. Accepted the prestigious awards by Mr. Tareq Bagaeen, Area Director of Sales and Marketing, Bangkok and Laos on behalf of Banyan Tree Bangkok and Maison Souvannaphoum Hotel.
The WTA awards program known as “Oscars of the Travel Industry” by global media and celebrates its 20th Anniversary in 2013, highlights and rewards travel brands that have made the greatest contribution to the industry across all sectors of the global tourism and travel industry over the past year, based on votes cast by industry professionals worldwide for the best travel, tourism and hospitality products and services.
The winners of each category will go head-to-head at the World Travel Awards Grand Final, set to take place in Doha, Qatar, on 30 November 2013.