World Spa Awards announced

Photo: The awards took place in Vietnam’s JW Marriott Phu
Quoc Emerald Bay

The winners of the third annual World Spa Awards were
revealed in Vietnam last weekend


The Maldives was crowned Indian Ocean׳s Best Spa Destination
while Australia׳s Gaia Retreat and Spa took the title of
Oceania׳s Best Day Spa as well as World׳s Best Day Spa.


Closer to home, The Lanesborough Club and Spa was hailed
World׳s Best New Hotel Spa, The Spa and Bath House at The Royal
Crescent Hotel in Bath received the award for World׳s Best
Country House Hotel Spa and Aromatherapy Associates was voted
the World׳s Best Aromatherapy Brand.


Anantara Spa collected the trophy for World’s Best Hotel Spa
Brand and Morocca was heralded as the World׳s Best Spa


World Spa Awards managing director, Rebecca Cohen, says: “The
2017 World Spa Awards has firmly cemented our position as the
global benchmark for spa and wellness hospitality. It has been
a pleasure to recognise so many industry leaders here and I
hope their recognition, will inspire them to aim ever higher in
the pursuit of excellence.”


Voting for the 2017 Gala Ceremony closed at the end of
September, with a record number of ballots cast by leading spa
and wellness professionals.