INDONESIA TRAVEL & TOURISM AWARD
Indonesia Resort of the Year
Established in 2010, the Indonesia Travel & Tourism Award is the ‘Oscar of Indonesia Tourism’. Recipients of the awards include hotels, resorts, villas, serviced apartments, as well as travel and tourism establishments such as tour operators, airlines, airports, and travel agents. Nominees were evaluated based on a combination of methods including public voting (25%), assessment from Bina Nusantara University School of Business (25%) and strict qualitative and quantitative judging the award’s Board of Advisors (50%). Winners were selected for having demonstrated exemplary service towards customers and shown their position as leading brands in the industry.
TRI HITA KARANA AWARD
Established in 2000, Tri Hita Karana Tourism Award has been endorsed by UNWTO, United Nations World Tourism Organization since 2004. The award recognizes establishments who embody the main principles of Tri Hita Karana: harmonious relationships between human being and God (parhyangan), within human being (pawongan) and human being with environment (palemahan). In 2010, this Tourism Award has become part of Bali province’s Green and Clean Program implementation promoted by the government.
NOW! BALI BEST RESTAURANTS, BARS & CAFÉ AWARD
Kayuputi – Editor's Choice, Best Sunday Brunch
NOW! Bali, a lifestyle and travel publication by Phoenix Communications recognized Bali's best dining establishments in this inaugural award. Over 37,000 voters participated to select their favorite restaurant in 20 categories according to the type of cuisine served. The prestigious Editor's Choice Award was presented to establishments, as selected by the Editor in Chief of NOW! Bali magazine.
THE INTERNATIONAL HOTEL AWARDS
Best Hotel – Indonesia
Best Resort Hotel – Indonesia
The International Hotel Awards are the international 5-star standard of hotel ratings. Developed to identify, highlight and reward excellence throughout the global hospitality industry, the International Hotel Awards are split into regions covering Asia Pacific, Arabia & Africa, the Americas, the Caribbean, Europe and UK. With 17 categories to choose from, 5-star awards for each category are awarded on a national level before going on to compete on a regional level. The regional winners are automatically entered into the overall International Awards, which ultimately determine the world's finest resorts and hotels.
WORLD TRAVEL AWARDS
Indonesia's Leading Hotel Suite – Grande Astor Suite
Grande Astor Suite' has been recognized as Indonesia's Leading Hotel Suite in the 21st Annual World Travel Award. This is the resort's third accolade from World Travel Award, having been named 'Asia's Leading Luxury Resort' for two consecutive years in the 18th and 19th Annual World Travel Awards in 2011 and 2012. The World Travel Awards was established in 1993 to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all sectors of the tourism industry and is regarded as the very highest achievement. Today, the World Travel Award brand is recognised globally as an ultimate hallmark of quality to the industry and its guests.
BORGES COOKING CHALLENGE
First Place – Chef Leo Adi Sukma and Chef Cassandra Mellin
Third Place – Chef Dewa Ari Wijaya and Chef Angga Tama
Held annually as part of Nusa Dua Fiesta, this year's Borges Cooking Challenge required each team to create six varieties of Indonesian sweets using local produce and ingredients in 90 minutes. Judging criteria is based on the authenticity of the ingredients used, the creativity applied during the creation process as well as the taste and presentation of the delicacies.
FORBESLIFE INDONESIA EDITOR'S LIST HOT 10 IN BALI
The St. Regis Bali Resort and Kayuputi are selected as the Editor's List Hot 10 in Bali from ForbesLife Indonesia for their commitment of quality and service. Forbes is a global media platform, known not only for its wide editorial lens, but also a media brand that documents and promotes innovation, leadership, politics, entertainment, technology, business, culture and style. With a continued dedication to cross-platform luxury lifestyle editorial content, ForbesLife delivers the richest portfolio of lifestyle access points and best alignments for premium luxury brands.
WINE SPECTATOR AWARD
Best Award of Excellence – Kayuputi Restaurant
Wine Spectator's Restaurant Wine List Awards recognize restaurants whose wine lists offer interesting selections that are appropriate compliments to their cuisine and appeal to a wide range of wine lovers. This is Kayuputi's fourth Best Award of Excellence, making it the first restaurant in Indonesia to win this coveted award.
SMARTTRAVELASIA.COM 2014 BEST IN TRAVEL POLL
Top 25 Leisure Hotels & Resorts
Asia's Top 25 Spa Hotels & Resorts
Smart Travel Asia is the region's only dedicated online travel magazine with over one million readers worldwide. The site offers review-based editorial written by seasoned journalists to help people make intelligent choices. Now in its tenth year, the Best Travel in Poll is a distillation of their readers' perceptions and favourite travel brands.
HOLIDAY CHECK AWARDS 2014
HolidayCheck Awards are presented by HolidayCheck.com. The winners are recommended by travellers who provide HolidayCheck with information of their individual wants and needs. HolidayCheck is committed to making the award valuable and sought after for a hotel. The winners are displayed on the websites under their respective categories and countries and are marked with the HolidayCheck Award 2014 logo.
AGODA GOLDEN CIRCLE AWARD
Now in its sixth year, the Gold Circle Awards are given to hotels that exemplify the best qualities of the online hospitality industry. Recipients of the Gold Circle Award were chosen based on several criteria, among which were an aggregate customer review score of 7.5, savvy utilization of Agoda.com's custom-built Yield Control System (YCS), consistently competitive pricing, and for showing an understanding of the complex business dynamics that define the online hotel industry.
WORLD OF FINE WINE - WINE LIST AWARDS
TGarnering a prestigious spot on The World of Fine Wine's inaugural Wine List Awards, The St. Regis Bali was selected by an international panel of distinguished judges including Andre Jefford, Gerard Basset MW MS, Ch'ng Poh Tiong, Elin McCoy, Tom Stevenson, and WFW editor Neil Becket. Judging over 4,000 nominated wine lists from the best restaurants internationally, the panel gave The St. Regis Bali a multi-star award.
The World of Fine Wine has an extensive international following and has been named Louis Roederer International Wine Publication of the Year three years running.
EARTH CHECK - SILVER CERTIFICATION
EarthCheck is one of the world's largest certifiers of sustainable travel and tourism operators; with more than 1,200 clients in over 65 countries. EarthCheck certification complies with the Intergovernmental Panel for Climate Change (IPCC) Guidelines for National Greenhouse Gas Inventories, the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) Greenhouse Gas Protocol, and the International Organisation for Standardization (ISO) 14064 range of standards for greenhouse gas accounting. Only businesses awarded the EarthCheck seal can claim to be independently recognized as sustainable.
TRIPADVISOR® CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE 2014
The St. Regis Bali Resort
Boneka Restaurant, Dulang Restaurant
TripAdvisor is the world's largest travel site offering reviews of travel-related contents. Its branded sites make up the largest travel community in the world, with more than 200 million unique monthly visitors, and over 100 million reviews and opinions.
HELLO BALI CHEF WARS
Winner – Chef Agung Gede
Chef Wars is Hello Bali magazine's annual competition that challenges qualified chefs to sophisticated recipes. The winner from previous years' competitions have the chance to be the judges and create the challenge for the subsequent year. During the final round, each Chef finalist was required to prepare a three-course meal, including a main course from an ingredient in a mystery box.
CONDÈ NAST TRAVELER GOLD LIST 2014
The annual list recognizes the best hotels, resorts, and cruise lines in the world. This year, after tabulating the scores from more than 80,000 of the world's most discerning travelers who participated in the Readers' Choice Survey, the magazine released its 2014 Gold List, which curates the best places to stay in the world.
STARWOOD PREFERRED GUEST® (SPG®) MEMBER FAVORITE HOTELS & RESORT
Best Beach & Island Retreat
Best Exotic Excursion
Best Family Adventure
This annual select list features 67 of Starwood’s nearly 1,200 hotels and resorts, from the golf tees in Arizona to the azure waters of Greece. Members selected their favorite hotels worldwide in the following categories: Best Golf Getaways, Best Beach & Island Retreats, Best Winter Escapes, Best Family Adventures, Best City Experiences, Best Exotic Excursions, Best Small Luxuries, New & Noteworthy, Top 10 China, Top 10 USA Resorts, and Ultimate Top 10.
2014 WORLD LUXURY SPA AWARDS
Best Luxury Destination Spa in Indonesia
The World Luxury Spa Awards commends and recognize outstanding achievements in service excellence, giving thanks to spas that have excelled. The World Luxury Spa Awards programme put the spotlight on spas world-wide that represent only the finest standards. Categories awarded consisted of seventeen (17) categories including Best Luxury Ayurveda Spa, Luxury Beauty Spa, Luxury Boutique Spa, Luxury Day Spa, Luxury Destination Spa, Luxury Day Spa, Luxury Destination Spa, Luxury Emerging Spa, Luxury Fitness Spa, Luxury Hotel Spa, Luxury Medical Spa, Luxury Mineral Spring Spa, Luxury Resort Spa, Luxury Safari Spa, Luxury Spa Group, Luxury Wellness Spa & Best Spa Manager.
BALI SALON CULINAIRE
Held bi-annually in conjunction with the Food, Hotel & Tourism Exhibition, the prestigious Bali Salon Culinaire attracts the top Chefs, Judges and Culinary professionals from Bali, Jakarta and around Indonesia.
Endorsed by the World Association of Chefs Societies (WACS), the objective of the Salon Culinaire is to foster, improve and showcase the creative talent amongst the culinary professionals within Indonesia. The competition features many categories including Pastry Plated Desserts, Sugar or Chocolate Pastry Showpiece, Tapas, Brunch Plates, Individual and Team Hot Cooking Meat Dish, Petits Fours, Individual Indonesian Family Style, Fruit Carving and Table Set-Up.
TRIPADVISOR® TRAVELERS’ CHOICE AWARDS
Top 25 Hotels in Indonesia
Top 25 Luxury Hotels in Indonesia
TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice® Awards is awarded to qualifying accommodations, attractions and restaurants listed on TripAdvisor® that maintain a high overall user rating and a high volume of recent and quality reviews based on millions of reviews and opinions from TripAdvisor® travelers.