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Nominees of the AsiaSpa Awards 2012 revealed

Singapore, 5 November, 2012 – AsiaSpa, a publication of SPH Magazines’ fully owned subsidiary Blu Inc Media, has short-listed the nominees of its 8th annual AsiaSpa Awards. The awards ceremony will take place on 15 November at the W Hong Kong.

As Asia’s most anticipated and respected spa event of the year, the awards recognise the very best in Asia’s diverse spa and wellness industry. As a true reflection of excellence, the awards have evolved to include 24 categories and are judged by the industry’s top leaders.

Award categories include Destination Spa of the Year, Spa Retreat of the Year, Eco-Spa of the Year and Spa Personality of the Year.

The judges for the awards this year include Vivienne Tang, Editor-in-Chief of AsiaSpa, Samantha Foster, Managing Director of Spa Source Asia, Bernard Burt, Founding Director of International Spa Association, Kelly England, Health and Beauty Journalist of The Guide Hong Kong and many other prominent names in the spa and wellness industry.

Refer to document attached for the full list of judges as well as the nominees in each award category.

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For more information, please contact:

Joelyn Tan
Corporate Communications
Singapore Press Holdings Ltd
DID: 6319 1895
Mobile: 9859 7161

About AsiaSpa

Published on a bi-monthly basis with a print run of 48,800 copies, AsiaSpa is published by Blu Inc Media Limited (HK) which is wholly owned by media giant Singapore Press Holdings. It is available at major bookstores as well as international airlines and key exclusive retail outlets, spas, resorts and salons across the Asia Pacific region.

About Blu Inc Media (HK) Limited
Blu Inc Media, a fully owned subsidiary of SPH magazines, is a leading publisher of high-end leisure and industry magazines, including English-language, Chinese-language and bilingual titles. Distributed around Asia and the globe, the company’s titles include Asia-Pacific Boating, China Boating, JET Asia-Pacific, AsiaSpa, Action Asia, LP-Luxury Properties and POLO.

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About SPH Magazines
A leading publisher in Singapore and the region, SPH Magazines Pte Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of media organisation Singapore Press Holdings Limited. 

With a proven track record for sterling editorial content, award-winning designs and creative solutions, SPH Magazines raises the bar as a dynamic publisher. In its stable are about 100 titles in the region, in English, Chinese and other languages, covering lifestyle, fashion, beauty, society, bridal, health, men's lifestyle, automobile, parenting, decor, new media and business. All the newsstand publications, including flagship title Her World, and other titles such as Female, Cleo, The Women's Weekly, Harper's BAZAAR, Cosmopolitan, The Peak, Home & Decor, Nuyou, Torque and HWM are among the highest-circulating titles and best-read in their respective lifestyle categories.

In addition, websites such as and have extended its reach online, engaging readers with interactive content, capturing audience beyond print. 

SPH Magazines' established editorial unit provides excellent custom publishing services to major corporate clients by producing custom lifestyle magazines, newsletters and other collaterals to meet their business needs. clickTRUE Pte Ltd, an associate company of SPH Magazines, is a Pay Per Performance online marketing company specialising in Online Media Planning, Search Engine Marketing and Optimisation, Web Analytics Consultancy and Landing Page Optimisation. 

With a vision to continue regional growth, SPH Magazines is set to hold a leading position in publishing in Asia, with a presence in China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, The Philippines and Vietnam. 

In line with this vision, SPH Magazines acquired 34% of WhiteWave Media Group (formerly known as Antarctica Interactive Private Limited). It is an integrated luxury media company which owns online publications, as well as the luxury print BACCARAT Magazine in Hong Kong. Other titles include LP-Luxury Properties, Action Asia, Asia-Pacific Boating, China Boating, JET Asia Pacific and AsiaSpa published through wholly owned subsidiary, Blu Inc Media, in China and Hong Kong. 

As a Publisher of Choice, SPH Magazines aims to deliver the best to meet the diverse needs and interests of readers and advertisers.

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