TWENTY ANANTARA PROPERTIES were recognized in the annual 2018 Condé Nast Traveler US Readers’ Choice Awards.
The magazine represents the most prestigious and highly respected ranking of hotels, as voted for by its discerning readers who classified a selection of Anantara’s luxury portfolio as among the best in the world.
In Bangkok, the most popular tourist destination of the world, Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel retained its position as the third Best Hotel in Bangkok.
Anantara Resorts were recognized throughout the Asia region with resorts from Thailand, Bali, Vietnam and Sri Lanka featuring in the leaderboard of Best Resorts in Asia. Loyal fans voted Anantara Hua Hin as No.14 Best Resort in Asia. Anantara Golden Triangle, ranked No.24; Anantara Chiang Mai, 32..
In the Middle East, Anantara properties reigned supreme, claiming five of the six most coveted spots. Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara was named top resort in the Middle East, followed by Anantara The Palm Dubai, Al Baleed Resort Salalah by Anantara, Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar and Anantara Sir Bani Yas Island.
Amongst the Best Resorts in Indian Ocean, Anantara properties featured heavily in the Top 20. Anantara Veli was named No.14, followed by Anantara Kihavah and Anantara Dhigu.
Further afield, Anantara Royal Livingstone was voted No.18 Best Hotel in Africa, and representing the resorts, Anantara Bazuruto Island was named No.18 Best Resort in Africa, followed closely by Anantara Medjumbe Island. In Europe, Anantara Vilamoura Portugal also featured highly as No. 14 Best Resort in Europe.
Amon the accolades, Anantara sister properties repeated their excellent results of recent years with Naladhu Private Island in the Maldives named the third Best Resort in The World and clinching #1 Best Resort in The Indian Ocean for the second year running, followed by Niyama Private Islands No. 7.