KOH SAMUI, THAILAND – At this year’s prestigious World Spa & Wellness Awards – the first ever to be virtually – Kamalaya Wellness Sanctuary & Holistic Spa received for the third time the honor of being named “Worldwide Health & Wellness Destination of the Year”.
The jury of this leading award in the wellness industry was ‘impressed by Kamalaya’s staff’s outstanding commitment to providing high standards of customer service.’
Kamalaya was shortlisted alongside five highly reputed properties from across the world. John and Karina Stewart watched the award show at Kamalaya and were overjoyed when they were announced the winner.
Kamalaya co-founder and Chief Wellness Director Karina Stewart: “To say we were surprised to receive this prestigious award is truly a spectacular understatement. John and I were stunned into silence and then shrieked in disbelief and delight. Receiving this prestigious award on behalf of the entire Kamalaya team is an honor for which we are truly grateful. John and I are overjoyed as this recognition is a testament to the outstanding care, dedication and expertise of the Kamalaya team without whom we would not be here. It is with immense gratitude we accept and cherish this award on behalf of our team on our 15th birthday. And we wish you all health and peace of mind”.
Assessed by an independent jury of experienced industry professionals, this is the fifth time Kamalaya has been recognised in the awards, having won “Destination Spa of the Year – Asia & Australasia” in 2012 and 2014 and “Worldwide Health & Wellness Destination of the Year” in 2017 and 2018. This latest accolade follows on from Kamalaya’s success in 2019 winning prestigious awards such as the Kinnari Gold Award By TAT in the Wellness Category and the Destination Deluxe Award as “Wellness Retreat of the Year”.
Gopal Kumar, Kamalaya’s Director of Wellness highlighted: ‘Each team member plays an integral part in making our wellness sanctuary successful. We feel privileged that the judges recognised our ability to define memorable guest experiences, something Kamalaya has become truly renowned for over the past 15 years. I strongly believe that such awards & recognitions demonstrate that leaders who empower their team to continuously strive towards excellence will achieve the best possible results.’
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