Fairmont Maldives scoops Maldives’ Leading Luxury Island Resort Award at World Travel Awards
Fairmont Maldives Sirru Fen Fushi has added another distinctive award to its portfolio by bagging the Maldives’ Leading Luxury Island Resort award at the World Travel Awards Africa & Indian Ocean red-carpet gala ceremony held in Mauritius.
Hailed as the ‘Oscars of the travel industry’, the World Travel Awards celebrates its 26th anniversary this year and is recognised globally as the ultimate travel accolade. The World Travel Awards is given away to acknowledge and reward excellence in the travel and tourism industry across the globe. It covers a series of regional gala ceremonies staged to recognise and celebrate individual and collective success within each key geographical region.
Receiving the award on behalf of the resort was Iain McCormack, General Manager at Fairmont Maldives Sirru Fen Fushi, who said, “We are extremely honoured to have won this prestigious award that recognises us in setting the benchmark to luxury hospitality in Maldives. With a renowned brand like Fairmont and a highly engaged and competitive team, our commitment and passion in turning moments into memories for our guests is at the core of our DNA. We look forward to using this award as an inspiration for our future success.”
Fairmont Maldives Sirru Fen Fushi is the first Fairmont luxury brand of AccorHotels to an area celebrated for its pristine natural beauty. Located on the Shaviyani Atoll in northern Maldives, the resort boasts one of the country’s largest resort lagoons, the stunning new property offers 120 luxury villas, each with a private pool. Sirru Fen Fushi, which means ‘secret water island’ in the local Dhivehi language, is set on an exceptionally lush island bursting with flora and fauna.