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Intercontinental Samui Baan Taling Ngam Resort Picks up Four World Travel Awards 2016 Named ‘Asia’s Leading Beach Resort’ & ‘Thailand’s Leading Resort’ for the second year.

InterContinental Samui Baan Taling Ngam Resort took home four awards at the recent World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2016 held at the InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort, Vietnam. This is the fourth time that the resort has secured ‘Asia’s Leading Beach Resort’ and ‘Thailand’s Leading Beach Resort’ accolades.

Since the opening in 2011, InterContinental Samui Baan Taling Ngam Resort has  been recognised with 17 World Travel Awards, including Leading New Resort, Leading Beach Resort, Leading Weddings and Leading Honeymoon Resort in Thailand, Asia and worldwide, securing its position as one of Asia’s most desirable destinations. The World Travel Awards are known as the Oscars of the travel industry and are acknowledged across the globe as the ultimate travel accolade. Votes are cast by professionals working within the travel and tourism industry as well as the public.

“We are extremely humbled to be recognised not only by our guests, but by the industry at the prestigious World Travel Awards,” says Michael Shin, General Manager of the InterContinental Samui Bann Taling Ngam Resort. “These awards are a true testament to our firm commitment in providing our InterContinental guests with exceptional and highly personalised experiences.”

InterContinental Samui Baan Taling Ngam Resort won the following awards at the 2016 WTA Asia & Australasia:

  • Asia’s Leading Beach Resort
  • Asia’s Most Romantic Resort
  • Thailand’s Leading Beach Resort
  • Thailand’s Leading Resort

About the InterContinental Samui Baan Taling Ngam Resort:

Being the first ever luxury resort on Koh Samui with stunning views over the Gulf of Thailand and the surrounding coconut plantations, the InterContinental Samui Baan Taling Ngam Resort comprises 79 elegant rooms, suites and villas spread out on the vast 22 acre premises. Two restaurants serve modern European cuisine as well as Thai and Asian delicacies, while the two bars offer snacks and tapas and a wide range of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. In 2015, the first ever HARNN spa on the island was launched, the Baan Thai Spa by HARNN, featuring a choice of exclusive HARNN body and beauty treatments and products for purchase. The resort's own kids' club, Planet Trekkers, offers attractions and entertainment for children up to the age of 12 years.  Famous for its spectacular weddings, couples can choose from small and intimate to lavish and extravagant.

Koh Samui is an hour's flight from Bangkok with direct domestic connections to Phuket and Pattaya.

International direct flights to key Asian cities include Hong Kong, Singapore and Kuala Lumpur.

Bookings can be made online at samui.intercontinental.com or by contacting reservations at +66 (0)7742 9104 or by email icsamui.rsvn@ihg.com.