World Travel Awards Grand Final results were out and announced this month.
Recognising excellence within each continent including Asia, Southeast Asian countries are doing extremely well in respective areas across all key sectors of the travel, tourism and hospitality industries.
It's a very long list, but here Seasia revealed and would want to close up to each and every award receivers of the year.
Let us begin with this:
Asia's Most Romantic Resort
International Samui Baan Taling Ngam Resort, Koh Samui, Thailand!
InterContinental Samui Baan Taling Ngam Resort is an exclusive enclave of just 79 Thai-inspired guest rooms, suites and villas, each featuring a private balcony with spectacular sunset views over the Gulf of Thailand, the nearby Five Islands and Ang Thong National Marine Park.
The resort first opened its doors in 1993 as the first luxury resort on Koh Samui.
Over the years it has been managed by different international operators but has always maintained its status as one of the most iconic and legendary properties on the island.
With its unique location and spectacular views, the enclave of Taling Ngam has been acclaimed by the New York Times No. 1 Best Seller “1,000 Places to See Before You Die” and continues to be a highly sought-after destination for discerning travellers around the world.
For a honeymoon or romantic getaway, the resorts' Club InterContinental Beachfront Pool Villas come with a private swimming pool, wine bar and sundeck and while the Club InterContinental Two-Bedroom Ocean View Residence offers a spacious cliffside retreat for friends or families; for the ultimate Koh Samui luxury experience, resorts' two-story, Club InterContinental Napa Reserve Three-Bedroom Residence six hundred square meters, complete with dedicated butler service, fifteen-meter private pool and personal chef.
From adventure to pure relaxation, options abound at this resort.
Enjoy one of the resort's seven swimming pools, including the island?s most spectacular infinity pool, or treat body and soul at the holistic Baan Thai Spa by Harnn.
You may wanna head out to explore the buzzing nightlife and charming fishing villages of Koh Samui or go island hopping for snorkeling, diving, dolphin-watching and much more.
InterContinental Samui Baan Taling Ngam is also the perfect setting for your dream wedding, with a variety of unforgettable venues for your big day.
Well-loved by discerning travellers throughout the years, the legend of Baan Taling Ngam 'Home on the Beautiful Cliff', just gets better with InterContinental Hotels and Resorts.
Jocelyn Whiteside, the resort's Director of Sales & Marketing said;
"Winning a World Travel Award is really, really exciting. It’s something we can share with our future guests to come, as well as all of the past guests who have supported the resort. With this award, we can go out to the public, to the audiences to let them know what they can expect at the resort. It is an accolade we should be proud of and that we should go and share with the rest of the world."
Source : Various including International Samui Baan Taling Ngam Resort official website