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Intercontinental Samui Baan Taling Ngam Resort Voted Asia’s Leading Luxury Resort in Travel Industry ‘Oscars’

October 21, 2013 Destination Thailand No Comments Email Email

InterContinental Samui Baan Taling Ngam Resort, the ‘Grand Dame’ of luxury resorts on the idyllic Thai island of Koh Samui, received 3 accolades at the prestigious 2013 World Travel Awards:
Asia’s Leading Luxury Resort, Asia Leading Honeymoon Resort, Thailand’s Leading Resort.

The accolade continues a winning streak for the award-winning lifestyle resort following its stellar performance at last year’s ceremony. At the 2012 World Travel Awards (WTA) in Asia, the resort secured the title of both Thailand’s Leading Beach Resort, as well as Thailand’s Leading New Resort.

WTA, revered as the ‘Oscars of the travel industry’, awards the industry’s greatest contributors as voted by travel agents worldwide.The most prestigious awards programme in travel celebrates its 20th anniversary this year as the ultimate travel accolades celebrating brands that push the boundaries of industry excellence with highest possible standards.

General Manager of the resort, Stéphane Duchenne on receiving the prize shared that:“These prestigious new honors are ultimate recognition of our efforts since the resort’s opening just under two years ago”.

He added: “We are immensely proud to be voted as Thailand leading resort and be recognized as Asia’s leading luxury resort and Asia leading honeymoon resort which speaks volumes for our stunning property. This would not have been possible without the recognition of the hardworking team at the resort”.

The resort location’s has been ranked by New York Times’ best seller book as one of “1000 Places to See Before You Die,” with stunning sunset views and vistas across the famous “Five Islands” and Angthong National Park.

InterContinental Samui Baan Taling Ngam is exclusively located at secluded Taling Ngam Bay on the unspoiled west coast of Koh Samui, famed for its sunsets and breath-taking views over the Gulf of Thailand and ‘Five Islands’ marine reserve.

Koh Samui is just an hour’s flight from Bangkok, with international direct connections to key Asian cities including Jakarta, Singapore and Kuala Lumpur. Stylish transfers from Koh Samui International Airport are also arranged aboard the resort’s own ‘James Bond’ style speedboat.

Bookings can be made online at or by contacting reservations at Tel. +66 (0) 7742 9100 / email

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