Te Manava Luxury Villas & Spa Wins Bloomberg Hotel Award

Te Manava Luxury Villas & Spa Wins Bloomberg Hotel Award
Rarotonga, Cook Islands, April 16, 2011 --(PR.com)-- There’s positive, upbeat news for the Asia Pacific’s hospitality industry this week as the results of the Asia Pacific Hotel Awards 2011 in association with Bloomberg Television and Google have been revealed.

Rightly proud of its success, Te Manava Luxury Villas & Spa (managed by Pacific Resort Hotel Group – Cook Islands) is delighted to announce that it has won an award in the category of “Best New Small Hotel – Design & Construction.” Winners have been invited to attend a high profile gala dinner at the Longemont Hotel Shanghai on May 31st where they were presented with their awards.

The event is part of the International Property Awards, the world’s most prestigious competition dedicated to finding the best hotel properties from across the globe. The fact that Te Manava Luxury Villas & Spa has won one of these coveted awards is proof that the Cook Islands is not only able to compete at this level but also triumph within the highly competitive Asia Pacific property arena.

Later this year, top scoring winners from the Asia Pacific Property Awards will compete against other winning companies from Europe, the UK, Europe, the Americas and Arabia to find the ultimate World’s Best in each category.

The judging panel is chaired by Anthony Murkett, managing director of The Sloane Club in London and consists of 20 professionals whose collective knowledge of the hospitality industry is second to none. This year’s judges include James Bacon, UK account manager of Google; Peter Crome, managing director of Skibo Castle in Scotland; Mike McNamara of the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS); David Dalby of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and Rebecca Johnson of Bloomberg TV (Hotel Section).

Greg Stanaway, chief executive officer of Pacific Resort Hotel Group, welcomed the award as a testament to Pacific Resort Hotel Groups’ focus on quality and design, “This is a great honor for us, and reinforcing our path to being recognized internationally as a quality-focused property manager and developer.”

Visit www.temanava.com for more information about Te Manava Luxury Villas & Spa.


Notes to Editors

About Te Manava Luxury Villas & Spa (managed by Pacific Resort Hotel Group):

The road less travelled…You’re a traveller who appreciates beautiful surroundings and luxurious five star accommodation and you also value your independence. Te Manava Luxury Villas & Spa has been designed just for you. This new Cook Islands concept in luxury accommodation gives you the freedom to personalise your own leisure experience. Set on the beautiful white sand beach of Rarotonga’s stunning Muri lagoon, your private villa awaits. How you choose to use it is completely up to you.

For more information visit www.temanava.com

About Asia Pacific Hotel Awards 2011 in association with Bloomberg Television and Google:

A number of outstanding hotel projects chosen for their green credentials, excellent architectural merit and design will represent the whole of Asia Pacific in a major international competition supported by Bloomberg Television and Google.

These awards have been launched by the organisation that runs the International Property Awards, which was established 17 years ago. Its aim is to seek out the best hotels from each country including those that have been purpose-built for conventions, spa, airports or resorts. Other sections include best sustainable hotel together with best hotel architecture, interior design, marketing and website. Eighteen different countries took part and the competition was fierce with entries across the board being of the highest standard. For further information visit www.propertyawards.net
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