The Jakarta Post
The Presidential Suite at Fairmont Jakarta. (Fairmont Jakarta/File)
Several Indonesian brands were among the Asia Winners 2018 announced at the annual World Travel Awards (WTA) Asia & Australasia gala ceremony held in Hong Kong on Tuesday.
Among the brands recognized at the event were DoubleTree by Hilton Jakarta-Diponegoro who was named Asia's Leading City Resort, Four Seasons Resort Bali in Jimbaran Bay as Asia's Leading Honeymoon Resort, Bawah Reserve as Asia's Leading Private Island Resort and Waterbom Bali as Asia's Leading Water Park.
The WTA also announced the winners in the Indonesia category, which included Hotel Gran Mahakam as Indonesia's Leading Business Hotel, DoubleTree by Hilton Jakarta-Diponegoro as this year's Leading City Hotel and Leading Conference Hotel in Indonesia, Bunaken Oasis Dive Resort and Spa as Indonesia's Leading Dive Resort, Sofitel Bali Nusa Dua Beach Resort as Indonesia's Leading Resort, Frasers Hospitality as Indonesia's Leading Serviced Apartment Brand and Ascott Kuningan Jakarta as Indonesia's Leading Serviced Apartments.
Fairmont Jakarta brought home the title of Indonesia's Leading Hotel, Indonesia's Leading Hotel Residences for its Sky Suites and Indonesia's Leading Hotel Suite for its Presidential Suite.
However, the most coveted awards of the night went to Vietnam and Sydney, which were named Asia's Leading Destination and Australasia's Leading Destination, respectively.
Other notable winners in the aviation sector at the event were Hainan Airlines (Asia’s Leading Airline Brand), Cathay Pacific (Asia’s Leading Airline), Singapore Changi Airport (Asia’s Leading Airport) and Air New Zealand (Australasia’s Leading Airline). (kes)