NewsJune 8, 2023

Marriott Bonvoy’s Portfolio of Luxury Resorts in the Maldives Sweeps Major Awards

Travel + Leisure South East Asia Hong Kong & Macao recently unveiled it’s prestigious Travel + Leisure Luxury Awards Asia Pacific 2023 winners in Bangkok on 5 June 2023 to celebrate the brands and people shaping the travel industry. 

Marriott Bonvoy’s portfolio of luxury hotels in the Maldives collected several awards.  The awards are based on Travel + Leisure South East Asia readers’ votes. They celebrate excellence in the luxury travel industry and highlight the exceptional experiences the resorts offer.

  • Top 10 Best Resorts – The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands: The Ritz-Carlton Maldives has secured a position among the top ten best resorts in the Maldives, showcasing its commitment to providing unparalleled luxury and exceptional guest experiences.
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  • Top 5 Best Resort Spas – The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands: Recognized for its exceptional The Ritz-Carlton Spa, offering guests a sanctuary of rejuvenation and wellness amidst breathtaking surroundings.
  • Top 5 Most Outrageous Villas – The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort:  The John Jacob Astor Estate at The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort has been recognized as one of the most outrageous in the Maldives, setting a new standard for luxury accommodations.
  • Top 5 Best GMs – Idu Ribeiro, W Maldives: Idu Ribeiro, General Manager of W Maldives, has been honoured as the best general manager in the Maldives for the second consecutive year.  His exceptional leadership and management skills are vital in creating unforgettable guest experiences. 
  • Top 5 Best House Reefs – W Maldives: W Maldives has been acknowledged for its breathtaking house reef, offering guests unparalleled opportunities to explore the vibrant marine life of the Maldives on their doorstep.

Managing Director, Marriott International Luxury Asia Pacific (excluding China), Oriol Montal, expressed his delight at the outstanding performance of the four luxury resorts in the Maldives.  “We are honoured to receive this accolade from Travel + Leisure Luxury Awards Asia Pacific 2023.  These awards are a testament to the unparalleled dedication of our associates in providing extraordinary experiences for our guests and will motivate us to continue delivering exceptional experiences,” he added.  

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