Voting is underway for the World Spa Awards 2018, with the Maldives being nominated for the coveted title of Indian Ocean’s Best Spa Destination.
Votes can be cast online before August 17.
Winners will be announced at the World Spa Awards Gala to be held at The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort in Maldives on October 26.
Maldives has consecutively maintained the Indian Ocean’s Best Spa Destination title for the past three years, since the World Spa Awards was founded. In 2016, Maldives also won the World’s Best Spa Destination award.
Spa and relaxation are one of the main segments of Maldives tourism and the destination is popular for the world’s top spas.
Maldives had the world’s first underwater spa opened at Huvafen Fushi resort in 2004. This addition to the spa segment of the destination took the spa industry to another level.
World Spa Awards was launched in 2015 as the sister event of World Travel Awards, which is known as the Oscars of the travel industry. The World Spa Awards was developed to foster a new era of growth in spa tourism.