The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort was once again crowned the ‘World’s Leading Luxury Island Resort 2018’ at the World Travel Awards Grand Final, a glittering event held at Lisbon’s historic Pátio de Galé on the 1st of December.

This is the second consecutive year in a row that the luxury private island resort has walked away with one of the most prestigious awards of the ceremony. Earlier this year at the World Travel Awards, Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony, the resort was presented with the “Indian Ocean’s Leading Luxury Island Resort 2018”, the “Maldives’ Leading Luxury Island Resort 2018” and the “Maldives’ Leading Luxury Resort 2018”.

Upon receiving the award, General Manger Alexander Blair said: “We are absolutely thrilled to receive such a highly contested World award for the second year running. The resort has just celebrated its 2nd Anniversary and it is a huge honour to know that the most luxurious island resort in the world has been recognised globally as the definitive hallmark of industry excellence and standard. This is credit and testimony to our incredible team of associates and their unfaltering efforts to provide our guests with an exquisite and unparalleled experience at the Maldives’ finest address.”

The awards showcased the winners of WTA’s six regional ceremonies going head to head for the coveted World titles. Despite fierce competition, The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort came out on top leading the way in luxury guest care, first-class dining and the overall bespoke experience.

A key highlight among the resort’s awe-inspiring villas is the John Jacob Astor Estate. As the largest three-bedroom overwater villa in the Maldives, the two-storey villa showcases an impressive Olympic-size infinity swimming, a home theatre with state-of-the-art surround sound and private wellness centre.

The private island resort is also home to the overwater Iridium Spa offering the most sought-after restorative wellness practices, the spa provides the latest personalised services curated by Ayurvedic and acupuncture experts. The spa features six private couple treatment suites, a steam room, sauna and the Blue Hole Pool, the Maldives’ largest heated seawater hydrotherapy pool.

Ministers, dignitaries and the who’s who of Travel and Hospitality attended the final, which ultimately marked the end of the WTA Grand Tour 2018, its 25th ceremony and the annual search for the finest travel and tourism organisations across the world.


Source: Seven Media