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11th AsiaSpa Awards Honours the Best in the Travel, Spa and Wellness Industry

Singapore, 18 November 2015 – AsiaSpa, a publication of SPH Magazines’ fully owned subsidiary Blu Inc Media, celebrated the best in the travel, spa and wellness industry at the 11th  AsiaSpa Awards on November 10 at Grand Hyatt Hong Kong.

Themed ‘Oriental Harmony’, the 2015 Awards saw nominees, industry icons and special guests dressed to the theme in luxurious white and gold. 

A panel of 23 judges selected the industry’s finest in 24 dedicated categories. Awards were presented to spas, hotels and resorts, retreats, academies, personalities and products recognised not only for their outstanding achievements at the highest of luxury standards, but for progressive foresight in the fields of ecological awareness and technical innovation. 

Over 400 leading professionals gathered to pay tribute to the winners who have advanced the quality of spas and wellness in the region. 

“The 11th AsiaSpa Awards was a huge success. It was a wonderful occasion to celebrate all the exciting industry developments together with the people and brands who have supported us over the years,” said Stephanie Shiu, Editor-in-Chief of AsiaSpa magazine.  

The exquisite trophies were provided by Baccarat with event sponsorship by Grand Hyatt Hong Kong, RICE FORCE, Bodywize Wellness, Foxcat Design and Snow Leopard Vodka. 


Winners list:

Spa of the Year (Southeast Asia & the Pacific): Kamalaya Wellness Sanctuary & Holistic Spa, Koh Samui, Thailand 
Spa of the Year (North & West Asia): Aman Spa, Aman Tokyo, Japan
Urban Spa of the Year: Banyan Tree Spa Marina Bay Sands, Marina Bay Sands Hotel, Singapore
Day Spa of the Year: TRIA Signature, Bangkok, Thailand
New Spa of the Year: Iridium Spa, The St. Regis Chengdu, China
Men’s Spa of the Year: Elemis Spa Bangkok, The St. Regis Bangkok, Thailand
Eco-Spa of the Year: Gwinganna Lifestyle Retreat, Queensland, Australia
Medi-Spa of the Year: Dii Wellness Med Spa, Bangkok, Thailand
Destination Retreat of the Year: The Spa and Ayurvedic Retreat, Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru, Maldives
In-Spa Training of the Year: ESPA, United Kingdom
Spa Treatment of the Year: ‘Tadau Kaamatan’, Spa Village, Gaya Island Resort, Sabah, Malaysia
Holistic Treatment of the Year: ‘Vedic Aromatherapy Full Body and Facial Marma Therapy’, The Peninsula Spa, The Peninsula Hong Kong, China
Men’s Spa Treatment of the Year: ‘Mankind’, The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Guangzhou, China 
Medi-Spa Treatment of the Year: ‘Red Carpet Treat (Bio-Tox)’, Retreat by Bodywize, Hong Kong, China
Spa Product Line of the Year: Comfort Zone – SKIN REGIMEN
Anti-Ageing Product Line of the Year: Elemis – Pro-Collagen Range
Natural Product Line of the Year: Subtle Energies – Rejuvenate & Restore Range
Men’s Product Line of the Year: Aromatherapy Associates – The Refinery
Spa Cuisine of the Year: akti Dining Room, Fivelements, Puri Ahimsa, Bali, Indonesia
Destination Hotel/Resort of the Year: Nihiwatu Resort Sumba Island, Indonesia
Urban Hotel of the Year: Andaz Tokyo Toranomon Hills, Japan
Family-Friendly Hotel/Resort of the Year: Fusion Resort Nha Trang, Vietnam
Eco-Hotel/Resort of the Year: Six Senses Ninh Van Bay, Vietnam
Romantic Hotel/Resort of the Year: Cocoa Island by COMO, Maldives


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About AsiaSpa

A luxury lifestyle and travel publication dedicated to the pursuit of complete well-being. Highlighting the latest destinations, wellness sanctuaries, spa treatments, yoga retreats, fashion and beauty, 
AsiaSpa provides over 150,000 of today’s wealthiest, brand-conscious consumers with an essential guide to pampering and wellness. Visit www.asiaspa.com for more information.
 
About Blu Inc Media (HK) Ltd

Blu Inc Media (HK) Ltd is a subsidiary of SPH Magazines Pte Ltd, which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of media giant Singapore Press Holdings Ltd. Blu Inc Media’s philosophy is to publish market-leading magazines that connect with Asia’s wealthy, brand-conscious individuals through their chosen lifestyle activities. Blu Inc Media ensures that each magazine meets the highest international publishing standards, providing readers with a blend of internationally and locally produced content in a fresh and innovative format. 


Vist 
www.bluincmedia.com for more information. 


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 together with its subsidiaries, Blu Inc Holdings (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd, Blu Inc Media (HK) Limited and Blu Inc Media China, raise 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, ICON, Home & Decor, Nuyou, Torque, Asia-Pacific Boating, AsiaSpa and LP Luxury Properties are among the highest-circulating titles and best-read in their respective lifestyle categories.

In addition, websites such as 
herworldPLUS.comHardwareZone.com and Luxury-Insider.com 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. 

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

Visit 
www.sphmagazines.com.sg for more information.