Conde Nast Traveller 2015
Chiva Som, on the Gulf of Thailand, has been voted the Best Destination Spa in the 2015 Conde Nast Traveler Spa Awards
Best Destination Spa: Chiva Som, Hua Hin, Thailand
On the Gulf of Thailand, 185 kilometres south of Bangkok, this secluded spa is nestled in seven acres of lush tropical gardens. It's beachfront location is as tranquil as it is opulent, with 58 guest rooms housed in traditional Thai pavilions and ocean view rooms and suites.
There are even more treatment rooms - 70 in total - and facilities such as a kinesis studio, gym, watsu pool, flotation pool and kneipp bath.
The spa cuisine uses only organically-grown fruits and vegetables from their very own Chiva-Som garden, offering low-calorie, yet gourmet food, served at either the elegant Emerald Room dining room or outdoors at the Taste of Siam seaside restaurant.
MEIDAA Awards 2015
Inakaya Abu Dhabi – Robata Grill and Sushi Japanese Restaurant has been recognised in the Best of Restaurant category at the esteemed Middle East Interior Design & Architecture Awards 2015 (MEIDAA).
The Abu Dhabi restaurant, which is owned and managed by Abu Dhabi National Hotels (ADNH) in partnership with Pearl Hospitality, as part of the Venetian Village, was designed by Dubai-based interior design consultancy Stickman.
The MEIDAA competition, now in its third year, rewards outstanding interior design projects across the residential, commercial, retail, hospitality, and leisure sectors. Inakaya was chosen by MEIDAA’s eight-person judging panel, which comprised experts from the likes of Ethan Allen, EC Harris International, and architecture and design academia from the American University in Dubai and the Canadian University Dubai, among others.
The restaurant was one of 28 winners selected out of more than 160 entries submitted across 12 project categories for the MENA region.