Hong Kong’s most anticipated spa and wellness event of the year, the 12th annual AsiaSpa Awards took place on November 16 at WOOBAR in W Hong Kong, with the glamorous occasion attended by representatives of the region’s outstanding brands. The 2016 Awards honoured nominees, industry icons and guests, for an evening themed ‘Eternal Beauty’.
A panel of 21 judges selected the best in the business across 24 categories. Awards were presented to spas, hotels and resorts, retreats and products recognised for raising the bar of product and treatment standards, with the addition of three categories, ‘Phyo Line of the Year’, ‘Couples’ Treatment of the Year’ and ‘Asian Ritual Product of the Year’.
The elegant evening saw more than 400 professionals celebrate the winners who have demonstrated stellar products and services within the region’s best spas and resorts. These included Spa Village Pangkor Laut, Pangkor Laut Resort, Perak, Malaysia, which took home ‘Spa of the Year (Southeast Asia & the Pacific)’, while ‘Spa of the Year (North & West Asia)’ went to Willow Stream Spa, Fairmont Peace Hotel, Shanghai, China. M Ceutic Renovation Radicale, Thalgo Laboratoire was awarded Anti-Ageing Product Line of the Year, and Subtle Energies – Soothe & Enrich Range was recognised as ‘Natural Product Line of the Year’. Panca Mahabhuta Rejuvenation Retreat, Fivelements, Bali, Indonesia, received the ‘Destination Retreat of the Year’ award, while The Peninsula Hong Kong, China was ‘Urban Hotel of the Year’.
The exquisite trophies were provided by Baccarat with additional event sponsorship by Bodywize Wellness, Snow Leopard Vodka and Torres. AsiaSpa would also like to extend special thanks to W Hong Kong for sponsoring this year’s stunning venue.
Full listing of winners available here.
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