BY KATHY FOLEY — Our Outrigger.com redesign received a 2016 GOLD Magellan Award from Travel Weekly in the Hospitality – Website category and the Outrigger Konotta Maldives Resorts promo video in the Hospitality marketing – Promotional Video category.
Travel Weekly is a significant B2B (business-to-business or e-biz) news resource for the travel industry, delivering late-breaking news, analysis and research that help keep travel professionals in the know.
The Travel Weekly Magellan Awards honors the best in travel from design to marketing to services and acknowledges the outstanding professionals behind it all. Entries were received from top travel organizations and professionals worldwide, so our recognition is a tremendous achievement and honor, representing a high standard of excellence amongst our peers.
A complete list of this year’s winners can be found at www.travelweeklyawards.com/winners/ and a special section dedicated to this year’s winners will be in the Oct. 31 issue of Travel Weekly.
Also receiving honors on Sept. 6 was the Outrigger Laguna Phuket Beach Resort for Island Resort for MICE of the Year. The 2016 China Travel & Meetings Industry Awards-Business Travel & MICE Awards, organized by Travel Weekly China, were held in Beijing Sept. 6 and hosted by M&C China, Northstar Travel Group.
The China Travel & Meetings Industry Awards recognize the best enterprises in China’s travel, meetings and incentives industry.
Elaine Wang, Outrigger’s China marketing representative, was on hand to accept the award. “I was honored to accept ‘The Island Resort for MICE of the Year’ award on behalf of Outrigger Laguna Phuket Beach Resort. Outrigger Laguna Phuket Beach Resort is committed to MICE excellence. The high-end technical support and a range of meeting space allow Outrigger to extend its unique passion for meetings excellence and team building to event organizers around the world.”
Opened in April 2014, the Outrigger Laguna Phuket Beach Resort Similan Ballroom and three meeting rooms position it as one of the best medium-sized meeting facilities, not just in Phuket and Thailand, but in Southeast Asia. Conference guest meetings benefit from a range of high-end in-house AV equipment and technical support that ensures high-quality productions. Just steps away, the setting is perfect for a variety of outdoor events.
Congratulations to our Global Brand Services and Outrigger Laguna Phuket Beach Resort teams on these well-deserved industry honors.