JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay is delighted to be named World’s Best New Resort during the World Travel Awards and World’s Best New Resort Spa during the World Spa Awards, hosted concurrently at the hotel on 10 December 2017. This event was not only a moment of celebration for the hotel, but also a showcase of both the best of Vietnamese hospitality and the global spa and wellness industry.
As the proud host of these prestigious and internationally recognized event, JW Marriott Phu Quoc welcomed over 250 esteemed spa, hospitality, and tourism leaders from across the globe. The event comprising dual Award Ceremonies is among the most important dates in the industry’s calendar year. It was also the largest and most monumental event JW Marriott Phu Quoc has organized since opening. Still in its first year of operations, the resort embraced the privilege of hosting this unprecedented event, and proudly demonstrated to the industry elite JW Marriott’s signature luxury hospitality on the beautiful, fantastical island of Phu Quoc.
“We are extremely proud to receive such meaningful awards, as well as to host both the 24th annual World Travel Awards Grand Final and the 3rd annual World Spa Awards at the incredible JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay,” says Ty Collins, General Manager at JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay. “It was a great honor to have been a part of this celebration with hospitality leaders all over the globe, and I would like to extend our deepest gratitude on behalf of my team to guests who have supported us, and recognized our efforts in creating unique, enriching experiences.”
Enviably situated on the pristine island of Phu Quoc – a lush, hidden paradise off the southern coast of Vietnam – JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay transports guests to a bygone era of the early 20th century. Bill Bensley’s whimsical design of a mythical academy of Lamarck University offers travelers a world of fantasies combined with JW Marriott’s intuitive services with authentic details evident throughout the property. Featuring untouched beaches and idyllic sunsets, Phu Quoc is an emerging destination, with direct flights now available between the island and regional gateway cities, such as Ho Chi Minh City, Bangkok and Guangzhou.
The standout at JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay is undoubtedly the resort’s flagship spa, Chanterelle – Spa by JW, which offers an unconventional guest journey in an imaginative space, with a unique mushroom theme, referencing Alice in Wonderland. Chanterelle – Spa by JW presents an exclusive range of holistic and locally-inspired therapies based on the four pillars of calm, indulge, invigorate, and renew. The treatments are personalized down to the minute detail, allowing guests to craft their own wellness journey. The spa boasts a VIP treatment room with its own luxurious bath, sauna and steam room, seven treatment rooms and one VIP treatment room, two reflexology rooms, two express treatment rooms, a sauna and steam room and a beauty salon.
Today, the World Travel Awards brand is recognized globally as the ultimate hallmark of quality, with winners setting the benchmark to which all others aspire. Each year, the World Travel Awards covers the
globe with a series of regional gala ceremonies staged to honor and celebrate individual and collective successes within each key geographical region.