LUX* Resorts shines at World Travel Awards 2012 winning 2 awards

LUX* Maldives as “ indian ocean’s leading hotel” and lux* ile de la reunion as “reunion island’s leading hotel”

2012-10-23 — / — LUX* Resorts is proud to announce that two of the group’s properties have been officially recognized at the World Travel Awards 2012 – Asia, Australasia & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony held in Singapore on Oct 18th.

The first was awarded to LUX* Maldives as ‘Indian Ocean’s Leading Hotel’. The resort is famed for it’s pristine white beaches stretched over 4km in the South Ari Atoll and vast lagoon. With the purpose of doing the ordinary extraordinarily, LUX* Maldives is rapidly setting a ground breaking example of holiday experience underpinned by truly incredible service.

LUX* Maldives was also recently recognized as Leading Beach Resort at the Maldives Travel Awards 2012. ‘I am delighted to lead and represent such an extraordinary team on the island’ says Dominik Ruhl, General Manager ‘and we will continue to deliver unforgettable moments to our guests through the passionate service delivered by our islanders’.

The second award went to LUX* Ile de la Réunion as Réunion Island’s Leading Hotel at the Gala Ceremony. As the only five-star resort on the island, LUX* Ile de la Réunion is located in proximity to the World Heritage Site, the Pitons, Cirques and Remparts of la Réunion. ‘We are thrilled to receive this prestigious award’ says Stephane Baras, General Manager at LUX* Ile de la Réunion. “We believe that each moment is an opportunity for us to deliver unique experiences and I am glad to share this recognition with my team’.

“The feedback from the industry and our guests on the new LUX* Resorts brand has been phenomenal, not only due to the new brand identity but predominantly due to it’s unique concept and the quality of it’s delivery at property level” says Julian Hagger, Chief Sales and Marketing Officer.

Since nearly a year now, LUX* Resorts have taken the exciting challenge of rethinking the concept of holidays and offers a different experience where each moment matters – a rich tableau of experience with benefits that last long after the tan has faded – a simpler, more relaxed holiday experience. And by doing the ordinary extraordinarily, LUX* wants you to delight in the pleasure of Island Life.

Featuring more than 5,000 nominees throughout the world, the Ceremony was the final regional leg of a year-long journey for the team of World Travel Awards. Honoring and promoting excellence and innovation is the mission of the also-called ‘Oscars of the travel industry’ throughout a panel of travel agents and experts of the industry. Held for the first time in Singapore, the next edition of the most awaited event in the Indian Ocean will take place in the Maldives in 2013.