The winners of the annual World Luxury Awards were announced on October 22, 2022 at a glitzy affair at Swandor Topkapi Palace, Antalya, Turkey. This was the sixteenth event of its kind and more than 300 guests flew in from around the world to celebrate their awards.
This year’s Global Hotel of the Year Award went to Fairmont Le Château Frontenac, the Global Spa of the Year Award went to AWAY Spa W Verbier, the Global Restaurant of the Year Award went to M.B at The Ritz-Carlton Abama, and the Global Travel Establishment of the Year went to Princess Cruises. The Chairman’s Choice Award was presented to Air Mauritius. All winners are highly deserving of these prestigious awards, epitomizing as they do the ethos of luxury and fine service.
The World Luxury Awards recognize Hotels, Spas, Restaurants and Travel establishments for world-class service excellence. Awards are presented on a country, regional, continent and global basis. Winners are selected by public vote online, providing true recognition that reflects the hard work and dedication exhibited by staff.
“The most coveted awards are the overall winners,” says Jana Stoman, Executive Manager of the World Luxury Awards, “many factors play a part in determining the winner; brand, design, unique facilities and overall guest satisfaction as fed back via online reviews as well as what reflects in the votes received during the annual three week voting period. This year the focus was on outstanding environment, elegant design and international service excellence.
Fairmont Le Château Frontenac team is thrilled and extremely thankful to accept the 2022 Global Hotel of the Year Award, from the prestigious World Luxury Awards. In addition to winning this award, Fairmont Le Château Frontenac is also the Global winner for the Luxury Castle Hotel Category, and its gourmet restaurant the Champlain is the Regional winner in North and Central America for the Fine dining cuisine category.
“By offering guests extraordinary experiences in one of the most iconic Chateau’s in the world, Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac colleagues, past and present, highly contribute to position this property amongst the best. Thank you to The World Luxury Awards and to all of our distinguished guests for this tremendous honor!” says Fairmont Le Château Frontenac General Manager, Kenneth J. Hall.
“We congratulate this year’s winners. True luxury is not easily attained. It takes highly efficient and dedicated staff who are willing to go the extra mile and stop at nothing to ensure that every guest feels cared for and no challenge goes unresolved. This is the definition of luxury. It is what makes the winners shine.” says World Luxury Awards Marketing Director, Michael Hunter-Smith.
Special congratulations to the Fairmont hotels around the world who have been among the winners list: Fairmont The Palm, Fairmont Ambassador Seoul, Fairmont Le Montreux Palace, Fairmont Quasar Istanbul, Fairmont Rio De Janeiro Copacabana, Fairmont Royal Palm Marrakesh, Fairmont Le Château Frontenac and Makkah Clock Royal Tower, a Fairmont Hotel.