Philippines Best Resort
Celebrating 14 years of excellence, 11 years of award recognitions, over 30 international awards and accolades and over 15 award nominations, spa & travel industry experts, professionals and consumers worldwide voted for your favorite Philippine Destination Spa, the homegrown and much-loved Mandala Spa & Resort Villas, Boracay.
BORACAY ISLAND, PHILIPPINES, 15 September 2015 – The First Annual World Spa Awards (WSA) 2015 announced Mandala Spa & Resort Villa’s triumphant victory as the PHILIPPINES’ BEST WELLNESS SPA at the inaugural World Spa Awards ceremony, held at the InterContinental® Danang Sun Peninsula Resort on Monday, September 14th, before industry leaders from around the world.
World Spa Awards is a sister event of World Travel Awards (WTA), heralded by the Wall Street Journal as the “Oscars” for travel and spa tourism.
Beginning with a cocktail reception, the gala dinner and the much anticipated unveiling of the World Spa Awards was a monumental evening for the spa industry worldwide. Mandala Spa & Resort Villas’ Resort Operations Manager Liza Gamo accepted the award before the world’s top industry luminaries, including World Spa Awards Managing Director Gina Reynolds, World Travel Group President Graham Cooke, and with global media coverage by the International New York Times, Travel & Leisure, Breaking Travel News, TV5Monde, and WTA’s Best In Travel Magazine.
On behalf of Mandala Spa & Resort Villas, Gamo thanked the distinguished delegates, “This award acknowledges 14 years of hard and soulful work, and will further motivate us towards greater excellence, integrity and innovation, enhancing our shared commitment towards taking the Asian spa & wellness industry to greater heights in the years to come. Thank you all for inspiring us all over again.”
Mandala Spa & Resort Villas bested Nurture Wellness Village and The Farm at San Benito for the “Philippines’ Best Wellness Spa” category, while The Peninsula Manila Spa at The Peninsula Manila took home the “Philippines’ Best Hotel Spa 2015” award. Mandala Spa & Resort Villas was the only property representing the Philippines at the red carpet gala event. An after party at the M Nightclub & Lounge capped the glittering event.
Mandala Spa & Resort Villas is the only Destination Spa on Boracay Island, the Philippines’ Holistic Wellness Provider, and Asia’s Quintessential Tropical Escape, renowned as an institution of excellence, since 2001. The distinctive recognition by World Spa Awards for spa industry excellence celebrates and rewards the homegrown Philippine property for their distinctive Soulful Connection, Quality of Touch, and legendary service.
Jove Schrottmann, Mandala Spa & Resort Villas CEO, owner and Managing Director expresses his heartfelt appreciation to their loyal clientele worldwide, “We believe that it is because of your appreciation and support that we are honored by this distinction, and we thank you for constantly driving us in our mission to inspire people towards self-discovery by sharing a unique lifestyle experience.”