Tony Pedroni the General Manager of the property received the award on 22 October at Me@OUE in Singapore at a ceremony with more than 100 international travel industry leaders and influencers, many of whom were attending ITB Asia. Some 4,600 voters selected 32 winners from 10 categories over a two-month period.
Bob Sullivan, the President of Northstar Travel Media told the winners: “Our audience voted on the best of the best in a very competitive market. To be voted number one in the best of the best is quite an achievement.” Irene Chua, Group Publisher of Travel Weekly Asia, told the audience: “The awards are a confirmation of the travel industry’s most outstanding companies and lauds their achievements. Congratulations to all our winners, who truly deserve this recognition. Travel Weekly Asia heralds the travel professionals who have truly made a difference.”
After the awards ceremony, Mr Pedroni said: “The award is dedicated to all the hosts at the Outrigger Laguna Phuket Beach Resort who work hard to please our multi-cultural guests from all round the world.”
The Outrigger Laguna Phuket Beach Resort is a 255-key holiday resort with 315 hosts (staff) located in Laguna Phuket integrated resort in Phuket, Thailand. Apart from holiday guests, the property hosts a wide variety of meetings and incentive visitors who make use of the property’s Similan Ballroom and meeting rooms.
A full list of winners in the Travel Weekly Asia Reader’s Choice Awards 2015 can be found here.