Chiva-Som celebrates success at 2020 World Spa Awards with a trio of accolades

Chiva-Som celebrates success at 2020 World Spa Awards with a trio of accolades

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A pioneer in global wellness, Chiva-Som is delighted to announce that its two wellness destinations have been honoured in the 2020 World Spa Awards. Chiva-Som Hua Hin, the flagship property in Thailand has been named Asia’s Best Wellness Retreat and Thailand’s Best Wellness Retreat in the 2020 edition of the World Spa Awards, crowning a glittering year of accolades and award wins for the wellness destination. Also, as it debuts onto the World stage, the brand’s first venture outside of Thailand, Zulal Wellness Resort by Chiva-Som Qatar has also been recognised in the prestigious awards programme, named the World’s Best New Wellness Retreat.

The World Spa Awards aim to drive up standards in spa and wellness tourism and foster growth by rewarding the leading organisations in their respective fields. Award categories cover the entire spectrum of the spa and wellness industry, ranging from hotel spas, detox programmes and aromatherapy brands to wellness apps, spa destinations and wellness retreats. Announced on 28th October 2020 with a digital celebration, the World Spa Awards recorded a phenomenal show of support from spa and wellness professionals as well as spa consumers this year with an outstanding number of nominations. For further details visit: www.worldspaawards.com / Social media: #worldspaawards2020

Krip Rojanastien - Chairman & CEO, Chiva-Som

Chairman and CEO of Chiva-Som, Mr. Krip Rojanastien, said of the awards: “We are deeply touched and proud to receive worldwide recognition for our continuous efforts within the spa and wellness industry. With both Chiva-Som in Hua Hin and Zulal Wellness Resort in Qatar being recognised in the awards, this is a wonderful testament to our brand promise of supporting and delivering exceptional health and wellbeing experiences for our guests. We are excited to have created something completely new with Zulal Wellness Resort, whilst ensuring the much loved Chiva-Som DNA runs through every element of the offering, and we only hope to elevate our benchmarks of excellence in the years to come.”

Chiva-Som is recognised as a leader in wellness, and its flagship resort, located on the shores of Hua Hin, Thailand, since 1995 has been highly regarded for its world-class facilities and the wellness team’s unparalleled skill and depth of knowledge in inspiring optimal health and wellbeing. Offering a holistic approach to health and wellness that blends Eastern and Western philosophies, Chiva-Som Hua Hin is renowned for the quality of its therapies as well as its delicious, healthy wellness cuisine. A host of cutting-edge physiotherapy and spa treatments further enhance an already encyclopedic wellness offering, cementing the brand’s longstanding position as a pioneer in the wellness industry.

Zulal Wellness Resort by Chiva-Som

Drawing on Chiva-Som’s 25 years of expertise and wellness knowledge, Zulal Wellness Resort has been recognised with the prestigious award, World’s Best New Wellness Retreat. Set to open early 2021, Zulal will be the Middle East’s first full-immersion wellness resort, the largest wellness destination in Qatar, and the world’s first centre for Traditional Arabic and Islamic Medicine (TAIM). Representing a key departure for Chiva-Som, the resort will encompass a bespoke holistic Family Wellness Resort which anticipates the needs of the modern family, as well as catering for individuals and couples seeking to indulge in Chiva-Som’s world-class wellness programmes and state-of-the-art international treatments.

Whilst travel restrictions remain in place, Chiva-Som has launched its Online Wellness Services and Online Intensive Wellness Series to continue its programme of support for those at home. The new services offer interactive sessions designed to connect participants with Chiva-Som’s expert wellness advisors and provide remote access to a wide range of therapies and activities to enhance and support wellness goals.