INTERCONTINENTAL SAMUI BAAN TALING NGAM RESORT
VOTED ‘LUXURY ISLAND RESORT AND LUXURY WEDDING DESTINATION’
By The World Luxury Hotel Awards 2017
Thailand, 12 December 2017: The World Luxury Hotel Awards 2017 have named the InterContinental Samui Baan Taling Nam Resort ‘Luxury Wedding Destination - South East Asia’ and ‘Luxury Island Resort’ - Asia. This is the fifth time the team at InterContinental Samui Baan Taling Ngam Resort have been a recipient of the World Luxury Hotel award. The awards ceremony was held on 2 December 2017 at Kulm Hotel St. Moritz in Switzerland.
Organized annually, the World Luxury Hotel Awards is a renowned global organization that provides recognition to luxury hotels for their world-class facilities and excellent services. Awards are presented to luxury hotels in over 50 different categories on a country, regional and global basis. Public vote selects all winners, reflecting genuine recognition for the hard work and dedication of hotel staff and hotel standards.
"It is such a thrill to win these two prestigious awards”, says Michael Shin, General Manager of the InterContinental Samui Baan Taling Ngam Resort, “especially as Luxury Wedding Destination - South East Asia. The expectations of a wedding couple on their special day are understandably incredibly high. We are lucky to have unrivalled romantic backdrops and numerous unique locations at the resort to choose from for their special day. This would not have been possible without the recognition of the hardworking team”.
InterContinental Samui Baan Taling Ngam Resort is a luscious 22 acre-address, which enjoys magnificent views across the Gulf of Thailand, the famous Five Islands and Ang Thong National Marine Park. It is listed - Baan Taling Ngam - in the New York Times’ bestseller book ‘1000 Places to See Before You Die’. The hotel is home to 79 rooms, suites and villas, which sit on a clifftop and descend through tropical gardens to a private white sandy beach.
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Notes to Editors:
InterContinental Samui Baan Taling Ngam Resort is a luxury resort on the Thai island of Koh Samui. Set on a cliff, which descends to a white sandy beach, it is surrounded by 22 acres of lush tropical gardens and enjoys fantastic views of the Gulf of Thailand, the nearby Five Islands and Ang Thong National Marine Park.
The 79 guest rooms, suites and villas are on the former site of Baan Taling Ngam Resort which commands a legendary status as Koh Samui’s first ever luxury resort. There are two restaurants, Amber and Flames which serve Thai, Asian and modern European cuisine, the open-air cocktail lounge, Air Bar and Serene, lobby bar and café.
The award-winning Baan Thai Spa by HARNN offers an exclusive range of HARNN body and beauty treatments. The resort's own kids' club, Planet Trekkers has activities and entertainment for children aged from 4 – 12 years. Koh Samui is an hour's flight from Bangkok with direct domestic connections to Phuket and Pattaya. International direct flights with key Asian cities include Hong Kong, Singapore and Kuala Lumpur.