Chedi Club bags award

The Chedi Club at Tanah Gajah in Ubud, Bali, has been named Indonesia’s Leading Boutique Hotel at the World Travel Awards 2007 held in a ceremony in Bangalore last Friday.

GHM, a luxury hotel development and management company, is the market leader in conceptualising, developing and operating a selection of exclusive hotels and resorts worldwide. GHM manages a portfolio of three brands including highly regarded properties such as The Datai in Langkawi, The Setai in Miami, The Chedi hotels and The Serai hotels worldwide.

Hailed by the Wall Street Journal as the “Travel industry’s equivalent to the Oscars”, the World Travel Awards are the most comprehensive and most prestigious awards program in the global travel industry. The World Travel Awards seek to acknowledge, reward and celebrate the achievements in all sectors of the global travel industry.

Results for The World Travel Awards are determined by travel professionals worldwide and the 2007 voting campaign reached a total of 167,000 travel professionals worldwide, including more than 110,000 travel agents.

The award ceremony took place on Friday 2 November 2007 at The Leela Palace Kempinski Bangalore, India. The event was broadcasted by official media partner, BBC World, and covered by other international media partners such as Breaking Travel News, Conde Nast, Time Out & The Guardian.


“It is an honour to be named Indonesia’s Leading Boutique Hotel,” said Ms. Helen Fox, General Manager of The Chedi Club at Tanah Gajah. “We are delighted to receive such an acclaimed award in the global travel community. This award recognises our unique customer brand promise which influences how our hotels look, how we develop our products and services and the way we behave, both with each other and with our customers. These are certainly exciting times for us at GHM hotels worldwide.”