Showcasing a collection of spa awards is a wonderful testimonial for your spa and wellness business. We researched all of the awards that pertain to our industry and share the top 4 awards below.
WORLD LUXURY SPA AWARDS
Spa’s operating within the luxury niche market and with high service delivery can participate. Luxury spas can self-nominate or be nominated by guests or industry experts in order to participate in the World Luxury Spa Awards™. Nominations are then evaluated by a selected global panel of independent spa consultants in 144 countries. Successful nominations are then be invited to participate in the Awards. Further to each official entry the World Luxury Spa Awards arrange an ‘official’ and/or ‘mystery’ site visit to judge the spa.
Cost: The participation fee per spa is 430 GBP for one category and 215 GBP for every other category. Opening date for 2018 registration is 20 April 2017.
Other: Winners in a particular year will automatically be nominated to participate the following year. Each year 20 nominated luxury spas will win a complimentary entry into the World Luxury Spa Awards. These successfully evaluated nominations will be randomly selected and will be notified once the official registration poll before the particular year has closed.
WORLD SPA & WELLNESS AWARDS
Register your interest online and once submission is open you will receive an invitation to enter via the online portal. Submit entry well before the deadline in June.
Finalists will be notified and are then required to provide treatments for a Mystery Shopper and an Official Visitor free of charge. If you are entering the Spa category this may include an overnight stay in your property as well. Shortlisting and visits take place between August and November. Winners are announced in February at The World Spa & Wellness Convention, London.
WORLD SPA AWARDS
Entry to these awards is free of charge and is entered via an online portal. Your entry is then checked and vetted to ensure your nomination qualifies for the selected category. World Spa Awards makes the final decision. Call for entries is between 15 February to 15 June. Finalists are announced on 16 June. Worldwide voting is open to the public and industry professionals (which bear 5 times the weight of a public vote) from 23 June to 13 October. The awards are announced at the annual World Travel Awards on Saturday 9thDecember in Vietnam. Booking to attend this gala event can be made via the website.
ASIA SPA AWARDS
AsiaSpa Awards do notrequire a registration/admission fee. The nomination period is during April. Visit the website in mid-April to see the nominations opening and details.
The judges will be listed on the AsiaSpa website by late June or early July. Nominees are encouraged to approach the judges directly in order win their vote. AsiaSpa does not connect the judges with the nominees.
The shortlist and voting process are handled by the panel of judges and lawyer during early September to early October. The shortlist will then be announced on the AsiaSpa website by early to mid-October. The annual AsiaSpa Awards ceremony and announcement will take place in Hong Kong during Cosmoprof Asia on November 14-17, 2017 and then winners will be published in the Nov/Dec magazine issue.
Visit the AsiaSpa Awards website to reference the previous awards and their categories and criteria’s. Read the criteria thoroughly to ensure you are well suited to the category. See attachment.