The Villas at AYANA Resort have been named the World’s Leading Island Villas at the World Travel Awards 2016 in recognition of the unrivaled views, inspiring architecture and exceptional experiences awaiting guests at this exclusive retreat, located above Jimbaran on Bali’s sunset coast.
The resort’s Assistant Director of Public Relations & Marketing Communications, Lilis Dwi Lisminarni, was presented with the award at the Grand Final Gala Ceremony on 2 December in Sun Siyam Iru Fushi Resort, Maldives in front of an audience of over 250 hospitality leaders from around the world. The prestigious annual awards are based on votes by travelers and industry leaders and were presented by World Travel Awards Founder and President Graham Cooke.
“It is an absolute honor to receive this award for 3 years in a row since 2014 as we continue to evolve and enhance the unique experiences and luxurious environment for our guests,” said Lilis. “This award reflects our commitment to always surpass guests’ expectations with a world-class ambience that embraces Bali’s beautiful culture and hospitality, while providing the highest level of privacy and luxury.”
Following this great achievement, on 6 December 2016, Indonesian Minister of Tourism, Mr. Dr. Ir. Arief Yahya, M.Sc. in front of the participants of the 4th Tourism Coordination Meeting ( Rakornas ke-4 ) at the Grand Ballroom of Hotel Sultan, Jakarta honored AYANA with his appreciation. AYANA is the only resort in Indonesia to receive these prestigious awards. Anna Augriana, Director of Sales at AYANA Resort and Spa, Jakarta Sales Office, had the honor to receive the award on behalf of the resort.
Earlier on 16 October 2016, during the World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2016 at Danang, Vietnam, AYANA was named Indonesia’s Leading Spa Resort 2016, while RIMBA Jimbaran Bali by AYANA, AYANA’s sister property, was awarded with Asia’s Leading Family Resort 2016.
World Travel Awards was established in 1993 to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all sectors of the tourism industry. 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 World Travel Awards covers the globe with a series of regional gala ceremonies staged to recognize and celebrate individual and collective successes within each key geographical region.
The award well-earned by The Villas at AYANA Resort,which is nestled amidst lush gardens in the resort’s breathtaking cliff-top sanctuary. To ensure the highest level of service, privacy and pampering, “AYANA’s Little Luxuries” complimentary benefits are provided exclusively for all guests of The Villas at AYANA Resort and include:
- ‘Butler phone’ upon check-in for 24-hour personalized service
- Guaranteed reservation for sunset at Rock Bar, Bali’s most spectacular venue for sundowners
- Choice of 30-minute Balinese massage or sunrise yoga
- Romantic table set-up with any in-villa dinner order
- Flower bathupon arrival
- Buggy service around the resort
- Unlimited golf-putting and tennis
- Personal Assistant service before arrival to prepare for your stay
- Return airport transfers and $50 dining and spa credit (for direct bookings only)