Shangri-La’s Villingili Resort and Spa, Maldives has been awarded the ‘Best Luxury Hotel’ in Travel Weekly’s 2013 Hot Hotel Awards. Voted exclusively by top selling travel agents across the UK, the resort was commended for its barefoot luxury, tranquillity and privacy.
Having fought off competition from other top luxury hotels from around the world including El Dorado Casitas Royale, Mexico; The Bellagio, Las Vegas; Le Touessrok, Mauritius and The Wynn, Las Vegas, Shangri-La’s Villingili Resort and Spa, Maldives was crowned the ultimate winner. Agents praised its unique activities and unrivalled facilities, including the only golf course in the Maldives; a private airport terminal; and its own cultural programmes on offer to guests.
Peter Donlevy, Director of Sales & Marketing commented, “We are thrilled to have been recognised in these awards, the UK is one of our most important markets and over the past year we have stepped up our trade activity; a strategic decision that has now been rewarded.”
The latest award can be added to Shangri-La’s Villingili Resort and Spa Maldives growing list of accolades, which includes Condé Nast Traveller’s Best Beach Hotel 2013.