The international voting window for the World Spa Awards, the spa and wellness sector’s most trusted annual awards programme, is now open.
Spa industry professionals – senior travel executives, luxury buyers, tour operators and media – along with spa consumers, are invited to cast their votes to decide which brands from across the globe have performed at an exceptional level over the last 12 months.
Voting takes place across the full spectrum of the global spa and wellness industry, with world-level categories including Best Destination Spa, Best Spa Design, Best Cruise Spa, Best Detox Programme, Best Eco Spa and Best Medical Spa.
New categories this year include a technology focus with Best Wellness App.
Country and regional-level categories include Best Hotel Spa, Best Resort Spa, Best Wellness Retreat and Best Day Spa. Within the USA, a number of state-level categories have been introduced.
View the full list of 2019 finalists here.
Voting closes at midnight on August 19th.
The winners will be unveiled at the red carpet fifth annual World Spa Awards Gala Ceremony, taking place on October 21st at Armani Hotel Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Industry leaders from around the world will attend the spa tourism event of the year.
Rebecca Cohen, managing director, World Spa Awards, said: “This year is our most ambitious programme to date as World Spa Awards cements its reputation as the industry’s most trusted benchmark of excellence.
“I very much look forward to welcoming the pinnacle of the worldwide spa and wellness industry to Dubai this October.”
Launched in 2015, World Spa Awards aims to drive up standards in spa and wellness tourism and foster global growth by rewarding the leading organisations in their respective fields.
A World Spa Award is the industry’s ultimate hallmark of excellence.
World Spa Awards is the sister event to World Travel Awards, currently celebrating its 26th anniversary.