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12th Annual AsiaSpa Awards Recognise the Travel, Spa and Wellness Industry’s Finest

 

Hong Kong’s most anticipated spa and wellness event of the year, the 12th annual AsiaSpa Awards took place on November 16 at WOOBAR in W Hong Kong, with the glamorous occasion attended by representatives of the region’s outstanding brands. The 2016 Awards honoured nominees, industry icons and guests, for an evening themed ‘Eternal Beauty’.

A panel of 21 judges selected the best in the business across 24 categories. Awards were presented to spas, hotels and resorts, retreats, academies and products recognised for raising the bar of product and treatment standards, with the addition of three categories, ‘Phyo Line of the Year’, ‘Couples’ Treatment of the Year’ and ‘Asian Ritual Product of the Year’.

The elegant evening saw more than 400 professionals celebrate the winners who have demonstrated stellar products and services within the region’s best spas and resorts. These included Spa Village Pangkor Laut, Pangkor Laut Resort, Perak, Malaysia, which took home ‘Spa of the Year (Southeast Asia & the Pacific)’, while ‘Spa of the Year (North & West Asia)’ went to Willow Stream Spa, Fairmont Peace Hotel, Shanghai, China. M CEUTIC Renovation Radicale, THALGO LABORATOIRE was awarded Anti-Ageing Product Line of the Year, and Subtle Energies – Soothe & Enrich Range was recognised as ‘Natural Product Line of the Year’. Panca Mahabhuta Rejuvenation Retreat, Fivelements, Bali, Indonesia, received the ‘Destination Hotel/Resort of the Year’ award, while The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Mandarin Oriental, Tokyo, Japan was ‘Urban Hotel of the Year’.

“As always, the AsiaSpa Awards are a special time for us to celebrate the respected wellness and spa brands that are continuing to evolve what is an extremely dynamic industry,” says Stephanie Shiu, editor-in-chief of AsiaSpa magazine. “The evening is the highlight of our year and a fantastic opportunity to express gratitude to those who make the magic happen behind the scenes.”

The exquisite trophies were provided by Baccarat with additional event sponsorship by Bodywize Wellness, Snow Leopard Vodka and Torres. AsiaSpa would also like to extend special thanks to W Hong Kong for sponsoring this year’s stunning venue.

AsiaSpa is thrilled to announce the winners of the 2016 Awards:

 

Spa of the Year (Southeast Asia & the Pacific) Spa Village Pangkor Laut, Pangkor Laut Resort, Perak, Malaysia
Spa of the Year (North & West Asia) Willow Stream Spa, Fairmont Peace Hotel, Shanghai, China
Urban Spa of the Year The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Mandarin Oriental, Tokyo, Japan
Day Spa of the Year Jari Menari, Bali, Indonesia
New Spa of the Year MI XUN Spa, The Temple House, Chengdu, China
Men’s Spa of the Year Bliss Spa, W Hong Kong, China
Eco-Spa of the Year Gwinganna Lifestyle Retreat, Queensland, Australia
Medi-Spa of the Year Cocoon Medical Spa, Bali, Indonesia
Destination Retreat of the Year Panca Mahabhuta Rejuvenation Retreat, Fivelements, Bali, Indonesia
Spa Treatment of the Year Tea Journey, NUO SPA, NUO Hotel Beijing, China
Couple’s Treatment of the Year Double Happiness, Retreat by Bodywize, Hong Kong, China
Men’s Spa Treatment of the Year ELEMIS Skin IQ + Facial for Men, Anantara Spa, Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand
Medi-Spa Treatment of the Year Anti-Aging Signature White Reborn, Dii Wellness Med Spa, Bangkok, Thailand
Asian Ritual Product of the Year PAÑPURI Organics Collection, PAÑPURI
Anti-Ageing Product Line of the Year M CEUTIC Renovation Radicale, THALGO LABORATOIRE
Phyto Line of the Year Pevonia Stem Cells Phyto-Elite® line, Pevonia
Natural Product Line of the Year Soothe & Enrich Range, Subtle Energies
Men’s Product Line of the Year The Refinery Collection, Aromatherapy Associates
Spa Cuisine of the Year Kamalaya’s Inspired Healthy Cuisine, Kamalaya Wellness Sanctuary & Holistic Spa, Koh Samui, Thailand
Destination Hotel/Resort of the Year Four Seasons Tented Camp Golden Triangle, Chiang Rai, Thailand
Urban Hotel of the Year The Peninsula Hong Kong, China
Family-Friendly Hotel/Resort of the Year AYANA Resort and Spa BALI, Indonesia
Eco-Hotel/Resort of the Year Alaya Resort Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
Romantic Hotel/Resort of the Year Jumeirah Vittaveli, Maldives

 

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Congratulations to all the 2016 winners!

 

Please email us at awards@bluincmedia.com

For more information of the awards, visit: www.asiaspa.com/awards2016

 

 

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About AsiaSpa magazine

AsiaSpa magazine is a luxury lifestyle and travel publication dedicated to the pursuit of complete well-being. Highlighting the latest destinations, wellness sanctuaries, spa treatments, retreats, fashion and beauty, AsiaSpa features spa and wellness trends, offering its well-travelled readers an essential guide to pampering and luxury holidays. AsiaSpa explores destination resorts and urban day spas, treatments, brands and accessories, interviewing the people who shape the industry, to keep consumers in the know. Highlighting dreamy destinations, the glossy magazine, digital version and website are the region’s premier wellness, beauty and travel resource.

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