Minor Hotels Triumphs with 22 Awards at Travel + Leisure Luxury Awards Asia Pacific 2024

Minor Hotels Triumphs with 22 Awards at Travel + Leisure Luxury Awards Asia Pacific 2024

(IN SHORT) Minor Hotels has achieved remarkable success at the Travel + Leisure Luxury Awards Asia Pacific 2024, securing 22 prestigious accolades across various categories. Anantara Kihavah Maldives Villas led the wins with multiple honors, including recognition for Best Resorts and Best House Reefs in the Maldives. The awards highlight Minor Hotels’ excellence in luxury hospitality, spanning destinations from the Maldives to Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, and Malaysia, underscoring their diverse portfolio and commitment to delivering exceptional guest experiences.

(PRESS RELEASE) Bangkok, Thailand, 2024-Jun-14— /Travel PR News/ — Travel + Leisure’s Luxury Awards Asia Pacific 2024 saw Minor Hotels, a prominent global hotel owner and operator, clinch an impressive 22 accolades, showcasing their excellence in luxury hospitality across the region. The awards ceremony, held on June 13, 2024, honored leaders in the travel and hospitality industry based on votes from readers worldwide, highlighting exceptional hotels, resorts, and experiences.

Anantara Kihavah Maldives Villas shone brightly, securing multiple awards including second place for Best Resorts in the Maldives and top spots for Best House Reefs and Best Hotel Pools. Notably, the resort was recognized in The Most Outrageous Villas and Best Resort Spas categories, reinforcing its status as a premier destination in the Maldives. The Crescent at Niyama Private Islands Maldives also received accolades, ranking fourth in its category for secluded overwater villas.

In Thailand, Anantara Chiang Mai Resort and Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp & Resort were celebrated as top upcountry hotels, placing third and fifth respectively. The BDMS Wellness Clinic Retreat at Anantara Riverside Bangkok Resort was recognized in the Best Hotel Spas category, highlighting the brand’s dedication to holistic wellness.

Further afield, the Avani+ Luang Prabang Hotel in Laos garnered awards in Best Hotels, Best Hotel Pools, and Best Hotel Spas categories, maintaining its reputation for excellence. In Cambodia, Anantara Angkor Resort and FCC Angkor by Avani were lauded among the top city hotels. Anantara Desaru Coast Resort & Villas in Malaysia also stood out in the Best Beach, Island + Upcountry Hotels category.

Minor Hotels’ properties in Vietnam, including Anantara Hoi An Resort and Anantara Quy Nhon Villas, received significant recognition, underscoring the group’s diverse portfolio and ability to excel in various facets of luxury hospitality.

See the full rankings below:


Best Hotels:
#8 Avani+ Luang Prabang

Best Hotel Pools:
#2 Avani+ Luang Prabang

Best Hotel Spas:
#4 Avani+ Luang Prabang


Best City Hotels:
#8 Anantara Angkor Resort
#9 FCC Angkor by Avani

Best Hotel Pools:
#9 Anantara Angkor Resort


Best Beach, Island + Upcountry Hotels:
#9 Anantara Desaru Coast Resort & Villas

Best Hotel Pools:
#7 Anantara Desaru Coast Resort & Villas


Best Resorts:
#2 Anantara Kihavah Maldives Villas

Best Hotel Pools:
#3 Anantara Kihavah Maldives Villas

Best Resort Spas:
#4 Niyama Private Islands Maldives

Best House Reefs:
#2 Anantara Kihavah Maldives Villas

The Most Outrageous Villas:
#4 Anantara Kihavah Maldives Villas
#5 Niyama Private Islands Maldives

Best General Managers:
#3 Hafidh Busaidy, Niyama Private Islands Maldives


Best Upcountry Hotels:
#3 Anantara Chiang Mai Resort
#5 Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp & Resort

Best Hotel Pools:
#10 Anantara Riverside Bangkok Resort

Best Hotel Spas:
#7 BDMS Wellness Clinic Retreat, Anantara Riverside Bangkok Resort


Best Beach + Island Resorts:
#8 Anantara Quy Nhon Villas

Best Upcountry Hotels:
#5 Anantara Hoi An Resort

Best Hotel Spas:
#10 Anantara Quy Nhon Villas

About Minor Hotels

Minor Hotels is a global hospitality group operating over 550 hotels, resorts and residences in 56 countries, pursuing its vision of crafting a more passionate and interconnected world. As a hotel owner, operator and investor, Minor Hotels fulfils the needs and desires of today’s global travellers through its diverse portfolio of eight hotel brands – Anantara, Avani, Elewana Collection, NH, NH Collection, nhow, Oaks and Tivoli – and a collection of related businesses. Minor Hotels is rapidly accelerating its global growth ambitions, aiming to add more than 200 hotels by the end of 2026.

Minor Hotels is a proud member of the Global Hotel Alliance (GHA), the world’s largest alliance of independent hotel brands, and participates in the GHA DISCOVERY loyalty programme.

For more information, please visit minorhotels.com and connect with Minor Hotels on Facebook and LinkedIn.

Media Contacts:

Mark Thomson
Group Director of PR and Communications
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Dane Halpin
Director of PR & Communications
+66 (0) 630 829 647

JJ Minder
Assistant Director of Public Relations & Communications

Source: Minor Hotels