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Best in Asia: InterContinental Hua Hin Resort Named Top Luxury Beach Hotel at World Luxury Hotel Awards 2018

Best in Asia: InterContinental Hua Hin Resort Named Top

Luxury Beach Hotel at World Luxury Hotel Awards 2018


Hua Hin, Thailand, 14 November 2018 — Since first opening nearly a decade ago, InterContinental Hua Hin Resort has been commended several times as one of the region’s top travel and leisure destinations. As 2018 draws to an end, that trend continues – and in a big way. During a ceremony in Bali on 10 November for World Luxury Hotel Awards 2018, the resort earned another major accolade by winning top spot in the category ‘Luxury Beach Hotel, Continent Winner: Asia’.

This prestigious award affirms InterContinental Hua Hin Resort’s status as not only a top Thailand destination but also one of the best in Asia. Indeed, for any property to be a certified World Luxury Hotel Awards winner it must be one where guests are assured of the highest international standards in addition to world-class facilities and superior service.

On receiving the news, InterContinental Hua Hin Resort General Manager Michael Janssen remarked: ‘It’s heartening for us to know that our guests recognise and appreciate the hard work everyone at the resort puts in every single day. I’m extremely proud of our team for their commitment to providing guests with memorable, one-of-a-kind experiences.’ The GM added, ‘I also can say that winning this award will further encourage us to understand our guests even better, and in doing so delight them with intuitive and genuine hospitality during every stay.’

Established in 2006, the World Luxury Hotel Awards programme confers international recognition on the industry’s finest top-tier hotels, resorts, lodges and retreats. Each year more than 300,000 international travellers and hospitality professionals vote to select winners across a wide range of categories.

Apart from this year’s World Luxury Hotel Awards gong, other honours received by InterContinental Hua Hin Resort include 2013’s ‘Best Luxury Coastal Resort’, also from World Luxury Hotel Awards; ‘Best Thailand Hotel’ from Asia Pacific Hotel Awards 2013-2014; ‘Thailand’s Leading Resort 2015’ from World Travel Awards and ‘Thailand’s Leading Resort 2018’ from World Travel Awards.

About InterContinental® Hua Hin Resort

The flagship property of Proud Real Estate Co., Ltd. and inspired by royal Thai heritage, this charming beachfront resort overlooking the Gulf of Thailand comprises 159 spacious rooms, suites and villas in addition to renowned La Residence Hua Hin, a private two-storey Thai-Victorian mansion. Newly opened BluPort Wing features 40 rooms and suites as well as its own picturesque swimming pool and all-day-dining venue. The resort’s total of eight food and drink venues range from elegant indoor and outdoor restaurants, to chic roof bar, to enchanting fireside barbecue gatherings right by the beach. Together with supremely comfortable and technologically advanced accommodation, InterContinental Hua Hin offers facilities and amenities such as temperature-controlled outdoor swimming pool, signature spa, flexible meeting rooms, and elegant event space for social occasions including traditional Thai wedding ceremonies and captivating surfside weddings.



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