Wellness Travel Awards finalists announced

Agua Bathhouse & Spa at The Mondrian London, Anantara Spa at Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort, Villa Stéphanie at Brenners Park-Hotel & Spa, Canyon Ranch in Tucson and the spa at the Royal Mansour Marrakech are among the finalists in the 2016 Wellness Travel Awards.

The finalists in the awards, organised by Spafinder Wellness, were announced today and include 388 hotels, resorts, spas and retreats around the world.

The awards comprise 20 categories, including Best for Fitness, Best Weight Loss Programme, Best for Nutrition & Healthy Cuisine, Best for Outdoor Adventure & Activities, Best for Medical Services and Best New Spa & Wellness Property.

The shortlisted properties were nominated by a global panel of 39 industry judges, including spa and wellness operators and editors and writers within the sector.

The awards opened for consumer voting today, remaining open until September 16. The winners will be selected based on a combination of the panel’s scores, and the votes cast by consumers around the world.

In addition to the 20 categories covering different aspects of wellness travel, the Wellness Travel Awards also include the Country and Crystal Awards.

Crystal Awards are presented to the top property on six continents, while Country Awards will be handed to the highest scoring property in a wide range of countries globally.

John Bevan, chief operating officer of Spafinder Wellness, said: “With thousands of diverse properties to choose from, we believe the Wellness Travel Awards are an exceptional resource for people seeking a world of destinations that restore and improve their wellbeing.”

The winners will be announced in a ceremony at the World Travel Market, held at the ExCeL exhibition centre in London on November 7-9.

To vote in the 2016 Wellness Travel Awards, go to: www.wellnesstravelawards.com
For the full list of finalists, click HERE 

Image: Anantara Spa at Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort in the UAE