OBLU by Atmosphere at Helengeli strikes gold at Virgin Holidays Awards
OBLU by Atmosphere at Helengeli has been recognised as the best hotel in Indian Ocean by Virgin Holidays UK.
Virgin Holidays UK, one of the leading tour operators in the UK with a massive and ever-growing business footprint to the Maldives and the Indian Ocean region, held their annual awards ceremony on November 5, in conjunction with the World Travel Market (WTM) London.
At the ceremony, OBLU Helengeli won the highly acclaimed Gold Award for the Best Hotel – Indian Ocean 2017.
This award is based on post-stay customer feedback amongst all of Virgin Holidays’ featured properties within the Indian Ocean region.
“This award is certainly a remarkable achievement for OBLU by Atmosphere at Helengeli and an amazing recognition of the resort, by a major World Tourism contributor, like the Virgin Group. OBLU by Atmosphere at Helengeli has also just celebrated its 2-Year Anniversary since opening,” a statement issued by parent company Atmosphere Hotels and Resorts said.
“Proudly marketed as a ‘Best In-Class’ Resort along with numerous amount of repeater guests, winning the Gold Award for Best Hotel in the Indian Ocean is certainly a PROUD Moment!”
OBLU Helengeli has also recently won the second place worldwide in the DIVE Travel Awards. It was the only resort in the Maldives that made it to the list of the top 10 dive locations in the world.
Operated by Atmosphere Hotels and Resorts, the fast-expanding homegrown hospitality brand of the Maldives, OBLU Helengeli has just captured the imagination of the discerning European traveller, with over 86 percent of its clientele originating from the UK and Europe.
Just 50 minutes away by speedboat from the main Velana International Airport, the four-star superior resort comprises 116 villas in four categories, on an all-inclusive and all-encompassing plan with high quality world cuisine, combined with a range of activities, including fantastic channel diving along with a serene garden spa.
Main photo: Karen Seery (L), Destinations Manager – Indian Ocean at Virgin Holidays UK, with Dinesh Bhaskar, Group Director Sales and Marketing at Atmosphere Hotels and Resorts.