Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas' Scoop Accolades at the 2020 Conde Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards
Anantara celebrates Conde Nast Traveler Readers' Choice recognition
Bangkok, 7 October 2020: Anantara Hotels, Resorts Spas wakes to news that its portfolio of luxury properties around the world has been recognised with a total of 25 accolades in the 2020 Conde Nast Traveller US and UK Readers' Choice Awards. The magazines represent the most prestigious and highly respected ranking of hotels, as voted for by their discerning readers who classified a selection of Anantaras luxury portfolio as among the best in the world.
Leading these great results, four resorts have been named in the overallBest Resorts in the World, withAnantara Chiang Mai Resort in Thailand achieving #4,Naladhu Private Island Maldives #5,Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara in the UAE #29andAnantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar in Oman #50, cementing an excellent overall result and placing these properties among the most inspirational, trusted and loved hotels in the world.
This year, as part of the travel industry's most prestigious annual awards, more than 715,000 Conde Nast Traveler readers submitted an incredible number of responses rating their travel experiences across the globe. "The results of this year's survey, conducted at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, are a testament to the lasting power of meaningful travel experience,"said Jesse Ashlock, U.S. Editor of Conde Nast Traveler."The winners represent the best of the best for our audience and offer plenty of trip-planning inspiration for all the adventures we cant wait to have next."
Dillip Rajakarier, CEO Minor Hotels, the parent company of Anantara Hotels Resorts, also commented,"We are honoured to see the number of Anantara properties included in the Conde Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards grow alongside our expanding portfolio of iconic properties around the world. To see the teams efforts recognised by the readers of Cond Nast Traveler inspires us to push the industry to new heights."
Anantara properties in the brand's home country of Thailand enjoyed stunning results from North to South.Anantara Chiang Mai Resortwas named#1 in the Top 20 Resorts in Thailandcategory, followed closely by#3Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp Resort,#5 Anantara Hua Hin Resort, #14 Anantara Layan Phuket Resort, #16 Anantara Riverside Bangkok Resort, #19 Anantara Mai Khao Phuket Villas. Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel was awarded #6 Top Hotel in Bangkok.
In the wider Asia category,Anantara Angkor Resortin Cambodia was awarded#10 in Top 20 Resorts in Asia,with Sri Lankan propertyAnantara Peace Haven Tangalle Resort in #12. In the Indonesia category, Anantara was also recognised scooping#8 for Anantara Uluwatu Bali Resortand#13 Anantara Seminyak Bali Resort.
All three Anantara properties in the Maldives were recognised in theTop 30 Indian Ocean Resortscategory;#7 Anantara Dhigu Maldives Resort, #16 Anantara Kihavah Maldives Villasand#26 Anantara Veli Resort Maldives.
In the Middle East, Anantara properties continue to be voted as some of the leading resorts in the region, withQasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantaranamed#1 Resort in the Middle Eastfor the third consecutive year. Anantara properties counted for six of the Top 10 Middle East Resorts, with#2 Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar,#5 Banana Island Resort Doha by Anantara,#7 Al Baleed Resort Salalah by Anantara,#9 Anantara The Palm Dubai Resortand#10 Anantara Sir Bani Yas Island Resort.
In Portugal and Zambia,Anantara Vilamoura Algarve Resortwas ranked#21 Top Resort in EuropewhilstThe Royal Livingstone Victoria Falls Zambia Hotel by Anantaracame in at#24 Top Resort in Africa.
The accolades also included Anantara sister properties in the Maldives, withNaladhu Private Island Maldivesbeing voted#2andNiyama Private Islands Maldives#18,both in theTop Resorts in The Indian Ocean.
Full rankings are as follows:
BEST RESORTS IN THE WORLD
#4 Anantara Chiang Mai Resort, Thailand
#5 Naladhu Private Island Maldives
#29 Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara, United Arab Emirates
#50 Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar Resort, Oman
TOP 20 RESORTS IN THAILAND
#1Anantara Chiang Mai Resort
#3Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp Resort
#5Anantara Hua Hin Resort
#14 Anantara Layan Phuket Resort
#16Anantara Riverside Bangkok Resort
#19 Anantara Mai Khao Phuket Villas
TOP 10 HOTELS IN BANGKOK
#6 Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel
TOP 20 RESORTS IN ASIA
#10 Anantara Angkor Resort, Cambodia
#12 Anantara Peace Haven Tangalle Resort, Sri Lanka
TOP 20 RESORTS IN INDONESIA
#8 Anantara Uluwatu Bali Resort
#13 Anantara Seminyak Bali Resort
TOP 30 RESORTS IN INDIAN OCEAN
#2 Naladhu Private Island
#7 Anantara Dhigu Maldives Resort
#16 Anantara Kihavah Maldives Villas
#18 Niyama Private Islands
#26 Anantara Veli Maldives Resort
TOP 10 RESORTS IN MIDDLE EAST
#1 Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara, United Arab Emirates
#2 Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar Resort, Oman
#5 Banana Island Resort Doha by Anantara, Qatar
#7 Al Baleed Resort Salalah by Anantara, Oman
#9 Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort, United Arab Emirates
#10 Anantara Sir Bani Yas Island Resorts, United Arab Emirates
TOP 30 HOTELS IN AFRICA
#24 The Royal Livingstone Victoria Falls Zambia Hotel by Anantara
TOP 30 RESORTS IN EUROPE
#21 Anantara Vilamoura Algarve Resort, Portugal
Anantara is a luxury hospitality brand for modern travellers, connecting them to genuine places, people and stories through personal experiences, and providing heartfelt hospitality in the worlds most exciting destinations. The collection of distinct, thoughtfully designed luxury hotels and resorts provides a window through which to journey into invigorating new territory, curating personal travel experiences.
From cosmopolitan cities to desert sands to lush islands, Anantara connects travellers to the indigenous, grounds them in authentic luxury, and hosts them with passionate expertise. The portfolio currently boasts over 40 stunning hotels and resorts located in Thailand, the Maldives, Indonesia, Vietnam, China, Cambodia, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Mauritius, Mozambique, Zambia, the UAE, Qatar, Oman, Tunisia, Portugal and Spain, with a pipeline of future properties across Asia, the Middle East, Africa and Europe.
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