The world’s best 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 business attended the 2018 World Spa Awards on the St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort, an ultra-luxury non-public island escape within the southern Dhaalu Atoll.
Winners on the red-carpet reception included Anantara Spa (World’s Finest Lodge Spa Model), Armani Lodge Dubai (World’s Finest Lodge Spa), whereas the cutting-edge holistic well being therapies of Lanserhof Tegernsee led to it being voted World’s Finest Medical Spa.
A breath-taking location between the Alps and Lake Lucerne helped Alpine Spa at Switzerland’s Bürgenstock Lodge acquire recognition as World’s Finest New Lodge Spa.
In the meantime, one other awe-inspiring vista – the pink rocks of Sedona, Arizona – helped the Mii amo to elevate the title of North America’s Finest Wellness Retreat.
In a particular class to acknowledge an excellent contribution to the business, 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, stated: “The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort has confirmed a world-class host on what has been an impressive night of triumph for the spa and wellness business.
“Now we have had the privilege of recognising the main organisations from internationally and my congratulations to every of them.”
Different highlights included awards for Australia’s Gaia Retreat & Spa (World’s Finest Day Spa); Natura Bissé (World’s Finest Spa Model); Santa Maris Oia Luxurious Spa (Europe’s Finest Resort Spa); Waldorf Astoria Park Metropolis Spa (Utah’s Finest Lodge Spa); The Lanesborough Membership & Spa (England’s Finest Lodge Spa); Aromatherapy Associates (World’s Finest Aromatherapy Model); PEDI:MANI:CURE Studio by Bastien Gonzalez (World’s Finest Nail Studio Model) and The Temple Home, Chengdu, China (Asia’s Finest 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 non-public plunge swimming pools.
The distinctive, lobster-shaped Iridium Spa is the biggest overwater spa within the Maldives at 20,000 sq. foot, making it the proper venue to showcase the brilliance of the worldwide spa business.
World Spa Awards is the sister occasion to World Journey Awards, at the moment celebrating its 25th anniversary.
World Spa Awards was developed in response to overwhelming demand from the spa business 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 development in spa tourism.