Shangri-La’s Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa, Penang garnered more awards and honours in the second half of 2018.
Smart Travel Asia, a leading travel website, has named the resort the ‘No.5 Best Family Hotel in Asia’ and number nine among the ‘Top 25 Spa Hotels in Asia’. In its ‘Best in Travel Poll’, 1.2 million unique readers of SmartTravelAsia.com cast their choices for the best in class nominees with emphasis on their preferences related to travel, hospitality and service industries. Readers were asked to vote based on personal experience on products and services from hotels, luxury resorts, spas, destination, business cities and the world’s best airlines and airports.
Smart Travel Asia is an online magazine that features handy information about the region’s best destinations in an editorial format, including reviews to help savvy travellers make decisions when choosing hotels and airlines.
Another noteworthy honour is in the form of ‘Luxury Beachfront Hotel of the Year-Malaysia’ awarded by Luxury Travel Guide (LTG). Based on a shortlist after rigorous assessment conducted by industry professionals, the resort emerges victorious in the Asia and Australasia edition of the awards. Winners will be accorded mention and prominence in copies of the LTG distributed to professional and affluent people worldwide.
“This marks a great run of successes for Rasa Sayang to achieve a double honour from Smart Travel Asia and an award from Luxury Travel Guide. On behalf of everyone at Rasa Sayang, I would like to thank all the travellers who voted for us. These recognitions not only illustrate the satisfaction of guests about our resort. These are a spotlight on the exemplary, constant high standard of dedication by our colleagues in their efforts towards providing the best service for our guests,” General Manager Elaine Yue said.