Famous Asia region travel and tourism magazine, Travel Weekly Asia, has awarded “Best Resort” to Outrigger Konotta Maldives Resort in the Travel Weekly Asia 2016 Readers Choice Awards.
The award that “honors the ‘best of the best’ in the travel industry” according to Travel Weekly Asia Group Publisher Irene Chua, was voted for by the magazine readers, a professional group of veterans in the tourism industry.
“Outrigger is very proud of the latest accolade for the Outrigger Konotta Maldives Resort. We dedicate it to our hard working hosts who treat all guests as part of the Outrigger family,” said the resort’s general manager John Allanson.
The five-star luxury resort, which opened in Gaafu Dhaal atoll in August last year, features 53 all-pool villas, including the largest average villa size in the Maldives. The villas include 29 beach pool villas, 21 ocean pool villas, two lagoon pool villas and a three-bedroom Grand Konotta Villa.
Outrigger Konotta had also won the “Luxury Contemporary Resort of the Year,” in the Luxury Travel Guide Global Awards last year December.
While the Maldives is one of the most developed tourism destinations in the world, the country has also been unveiling a number of new resorts this year with more to be opened next year. The resorts include major international hotel and resort brands.