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Maldives hotel wins equivalent to Oscars award

One of the most magnificent of Maldives resort has recently been honoured with a prestigious World Travel Award, one of the most coveted recognitions in the travel and tourism industry who some in the sector regard as the equivalent to the Oscars.

Maldives hotel wins equivalent to Oscars award

Praised for th quality of luxury Maldives holidays it provides; the Anantara Dhigu Resort and Spa has been awarded as the Maldives’ Leading Villa during the prestigious World Travel Awards Gala Ceremony held in Johannesburg on the 7th July 2010. The equivalent to the travel industry's Oscars this awards puts the resort in a leading positon among all other Maldives hotels.

Shortly after making Travel and Leisure’s top 500 resorts in the world earlier this year and reivindicating themselves as one of the best hotels in which to spend unsurpassable Maldives holidays; the Anantara Dhigu Resort & Spa is making its mark in the global tourism arena as one of the top destinations for holidaymakers worldwide.

Providing deluxe Maldives holidays and set in the idyllic archipelago of the Maldives, the resort is a luxurious five-star boutique hideaway spread across five acres of tropical terrain on Dhigufinolhu (island) on the South Male Atoll and is conveniently located only 30 kms from the Maldivian capital of Male.

The World Travel Awards serve to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all sectors of the global travel and tourism industry and this year, a phenomenal 183,000 industry professionals participated in the voting process.

Ms Claudia Pronk, General Manager, Anantara Dhigu said of the award, “It is an honor to collect such a respected award and be recognized by our peers in the travel industry. This award is for all the staff members who have worked so hard and are totally committed to giving our guests a true indigenous island experience with five star accommodation and service.”

The resort has 68 deluxe beachfront villas, two deluxe beachfront pool villas, 38 deluxe over water suites and two deluxe over-water pool suites all set around a natural, private lagoon. The villas range from 120sq metres and 165 sq metres in size.

Each deluxe beachfront villa is elegantly furnished in soft beige tones with accents of colours from turquoise to cobalt blue that mirror the vibrancy of the surrounding natural environment; from the pristine sand to the invitingly warm waters of the sea just footsteps away from every villa.

King size beds are positioned to take advantage of the mesmerizing ocean view with distinctive floor-to-ceiling timber-framed glass doors and decorative furnishings include a four-poster, canopied daybed and John Underwood ceiling fans. The villas also feature Bathhouse garden courtyards with both a rain shower and the signature Anantara ‘made for two’ terrazzo bathtubs.

Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas, is a leading developer and operator of luxury resorts and spas owned by the Thailand-based Minor International. The group prides itself on providing luxury holidays across all the destinations it operates in.

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