The world’s most interesting spa and wellness manufacturers have been unveiled at a star-studded gala ceremony within the Maldives.
Pioneers, influencers and main figureheads of the worldwide spa and wellness trade attended the 2018 World Spa Awards on the St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort, an ultra-luxury personal island escape within the southern Dhaalu Atoll.
Winners on the red-carpet reception included Anantara Spa (World’s Greatest Resort Spa Model), Armani Resort Dubai (World’s Greatest Resort Spa), whereas the cutting-edge holistic well being therapies of Lanserhof Tegernsee led to it being voted World’s Greatest Medical Spa.
A breath-taking location between the Alps and Lake Lucerne helped Alpine Spa at Switzerland’s Bürgenstock Resort achieve recognition as World’s Greatest New Resort Spa.
In the meantime, one other awe-inspiring vista – the purple rocks of Sedona, Arizona – helped the Mii amo to raise the title of North America’s Greatest Wellness Retreat.
In a particular class to acknowledge an impressive contribution to the trade, Erich Schulte, founding father of QMS Medicosmetics, was awarded 2018 World Spa Awards Spa Pioneer for his work advancing the science of skincare.
Rebecca Cohen, managing director, World Spa Awards, mentioned: “The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort has confirmed a world-class host on what has been a powerful night of triumph for the spa and wellness trade.
“We now have had the privilege of recognising the main organisations from the world over and my congratulations to every of them.”
Different highlights included awards for Australia’s Gaia Retreat & Spa (World’s Greatest Day Spa); Natura Bissé (World’s Greatest Spa Model); Santa Maris Oia Luxurious Spa (Europe’s Greatest Resort Spa); Waldorf Astoria Park Metropolis Spa (Utah’s Greatest Resort Spa); The Lanesborough Membership & Spa (England’s Greatest Resort Spa); Aromatherapy Associates (World’s Greatest Aromatherapy Model); PEDI:MANI:CURE Studio by Bastien Gonzalez (World’s Greatest Nail Studio Model) and The Temple Home, Chengdu, China (Asia’s Greatest Wellness Retreat).
The weekend additionally proved a superb showcase for host the St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort.
The resort’s eco-conscious design attracts on island-inspired model and modern architectural parts, and its villas include personal plunge swimming pools.
The distinctive, lobster-shaped Iridium Spa is the most important overwater spa within the Maldives at 20,000 sq. foot, making it the right venue to showcase the brilliance of the worldwide spa trade.
World Spa Awards is the sister occasion to World Journey Awards, presently celebrating its 25th anniversary.
World Spa Awards was developed in response to overwhelming demand from the spa trade for a programme that was truthful and clear; a programme with a mission to function the definitive benchmark of excellence, and to assist to foster a brand new period of progress in spa tourism.