Asia Awards of Excellence Winners Announced

Ayana Spa Wellness Resort Bali - Destination Deluxe

The awards ceremony honors and highlights the premier properties redefining and continuously advancing luxury travel throughout Asia


The inaugural awards ceremony of the Asia Awards of Excellence was recently held in Macau, attracting a number of hospitality, travel and finance industry elites, as well as celebrities and VIPs. Spanning 25 categories, the winners were selected by a judging panel of well-respected travel editors, celebrity jet-setters, business elites and key opinion leaders. Judges included Joseph Chen, Eric Kwok, Narcisa Pheres, Jocelyn Luko Sandstrom and Anthony Sandstrom, Anson Chan and Kevin Daniel Dwyer.

Asia Awards of Excellence - Destination Deluxe

Most Excellent Wellness Resort 
Ayana Resort and Spa Bali

Ayana Wellness Resort and Spa Bali - Destination Deluxe


Most Excellent Romantic Hotel
Hanging Gardens of Bali, Indonesia

Hanging Gardens Ubud Bali - Destination Deluxe


Most Excellent Beach Resort
Shangri-La’s Boracay Resort & Spa, Philippines

Shangri-la Boracay Wellness Resort - Destination Deluxe


Most Excellent Hotel Resort
Dusit Thani Maldives

Dusit Thani Maldives Resort - Destination Deluxe


Most Excellent Hotel Spa
Mandarin Oriental Guangzhou

Mandarin Oriental Guangzhou Spa - Destination Deluxe

Most Excellent Designer Hotel

Palazzo Versace, Dubai

Palazzo Versace Luxury Travel - Destination Deluxe


Most Excellent Villa Resort
Karma Kandara Bali, Indonesia

Karma Kandara Bali Resort - Destination Deluxe


Most Excellent Presidential Suite
Mandarin Oriental Taipei, Taiwan

Mandarin Oriental Taipei - Destination Deluxe


Most Excellent Boutique Hotel
The Upper House, Hong Kong

Upper House Hong Kong - Destination Deluxe


Most Excellent Hotel Renovation
Grand Hyatt Hong Kong

Grand Hyatt Hong Kong - Destination Deluxe


Asia’s Most Excellent Heritage Hotel
Gyeongwonjae Ambassador Incheon

Gyeongwonjae Ambassador Incheon - Destination Deluxe


Most Excellent Business Hotel
Regent Taipei

Regent Taipei - Destination Deluxe


Most Excellent Family Hotel
Phuket Marriott Resort and Spa, Nai Yang Beach

Phuket Marriott Resort and Spa - Destination Deluxe


Most Excellent Destination Hotel
Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar

Las Casas Filipinas de Azucar - Destination Deluxe


More awards went to:
Most Excellent New Hotel Opening – Fairmont Chengdu
Most Excellent Contemporary Hotel – Mandarin Oriental Macau
Most Excellent Small Luxury Hotel – Lanson Place Hotel Hong Kong
Most Excellent Integrated Hotel – Galaxy Macau
Most Excellent Urban Resort – Meixi Lake Hotel, A Luxury Collection Hotel, Changsha
Most Excellent Meeting & Convention Hotel – Sheraton Grand Macao Hotel, Cotai Central
Most Excellent Luxury Hotel – The St. Regis Macao, Cotai Central
Most Excellent City Break Hotel – Conrad Macao, Cotai Central 
Most Excellent Themed Hotel – The Parisian Macao
Most Excellent Casino Hotel 2017 – The Venetian Macao
Most Excellent Hotel Brand – Hyatt Hotels and Resorts