Kempinski The Spa wins Best Seychelles Resort Spa
Baie Lazare, Seychelles, December 2017 – On Saturday 9 December, during a glittering red-carpet event hosted in Vietnam, Kempinski The Spa was recognised as Seychelles’ Best Resort Spa by voters from around the world at the 3rd annual World Spa Awards Gala Ceremony. This is the second year running that Kempinski Seychelles Resort Baie Lazare’s luxury spa has been awarded this outstanding title.
The 2017 leg of the World Spa Awards was held at JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay in Vietnam and attended by hundreds of spa, hospitality and tourism leaders from around the world. The competition, which opened on 23 June 2017 and ran for 16 weeks, is an invitation to spa consumers and professionals from the travel and tourism industry to make their voices heard and vote for the spa they think should be crowned the very best of the best.
World Spa Awards Managing Director Rebecca Cohen said: “Revealing the winners of our annual awards programme is always an exciting time of year for the spa and wellness industry. In our fast-paced, modern lives it is encouraging to see the rapidly expanding wellness tourism market coming to the forefront for those seeking positive energy and new beginnings.”
“We feel humbled and honoured to once again have been voted Seychelles’ Best Resort Spa,” said Kempinski Seychelles Resort Baie Lazare’s general manager, Masami Egami. “We were nominated alongside the most esteemed spas in the country and it is a testament to our remarkable spa team that we have won this award two years in a row.”
The World Spa Awards is a dynamic awards programme, launched in 2015, designed to drive standards within the spa and wellness travel industry by recognising, rewarding and celebrating excellence in spa and wellness tourism. World Spa Awards is the sister event to the World Travel Awards.
About World Spa Awards
World Spa Awards was developed in reaction to overwhelming demand from the spa industry for a programme that was fair and transparent; a programme with a mission to serve as the definitive benchmark of excellence, and to help to foster a new era of growth in spa tourism. The voting methodology is simple: votes are cast by professionals working within the spa industry - senior executives, travel buyers, tour operators, agents and the media - and by the public. Votes are submitted online on the World Spa Awards website.