Marriott Bonvoy’s portfolio of luxury resorts in the Maldives sweeps major awards at the Travel + Leisure Luxury Awards Asia Pacific 2023

Marriott Bonvoy’s portfolio of luxury hotels in the Maldives collected 8 awards in total.  The awards are based on the votes of Travel + Leisure South East Asia readers and they celebrate excellence in the luxury travel industry and highlight the exceptional experiences offered by the resorts.

1.Top 10 Best Resorts – The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands: The Ritz-Carlton Maldives has secured a position among the top ten best resorts in the Maldives, showcasing its commitment to providing unparalleled luxury and exceptional guest experiences.

2. Top 5 Best Resort Spas – The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands : Recognized for its exceptional The Ritz-Carlton Spa, offering guests a sanctuary of rejuvenation and wellness amidst breathtaking surroundings.

3. Top 5 Most Outrageous Villas – The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort :  The John Jacob Astor Estate at The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort has been recognized as one of the most outrageous in the Maldives, setting a new standard for luxury accommodations.

4. Top 5 Best GMs – Idu Ribeiro, W Maldives: Idu Ribeiro, General Manager of W Maldives, has been honored as the best general manager in the Maldives for the second consecutive year.  His exceptional leadership and management skills play a vital role in creating unforgettable guest experiences.

5. Top 5 Best GMs – Marc Gussing, JW Marriott Maldives Resort & Spa : Travel + Leisure also paid tribute to Marc Gussing for leading a winning team and for putting the Maldives on the forefront as an ideal destination.

6. Top 5 Best House Reefs – W Maldives: W Maldives has been acknowledged for its breathtaking house reef, offering guests unparalleled opportunities to explore the vibrant marine life of the Maldives on their doorstep.

7. Top 5 Best Family Hotels – JW Marriott Maldives Resort & Spa: Praised as one of the top ten best family hotels, the resort provides a range of amenities including the FAMiLY by JW Little Griffins Kids Club and fun-filled activities for families to create cherished memories.

8. Top 5 Best Resort Pools – JW Marriott Maldives Resort & Spa: The stunning swimming pool at JW Marriott Maldives Resort & Spa has been commended for its beauty and elegance, providing guests with the ultimate relaxation and leisure experience.

Managing Director, Marriott International Luxury Asia Pacific (excluding China), Oriol Montal, expressed his delight at the outstanding performance of the four luxury resorts in the Maldives.  “We are honored to receive this accolade from Travel + Leisure Luxury Awards Asia Pacific 2023.  These awards are a testament to the unparalleled dedication of our associates in providing extraordinary experiences for our guests and will motivate us to continue delivering exceptional experiences,” he added.

Marriott Bonvoy’s luxury portfolio of resorts in the Maldives comprises of The Ritz-Carlton Maldives Fari Islands, The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort, JW Marriott Maldives Resort & Spa and W Maldives, each located on their own private island and offering the ultimate dream getaway.


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