Awards

Here is a selection of awards won under direct leadership of me or where I have been heavily involved in winning the award.

Soneva Resorts*
*Prior to July 2012 the company traded under the name Six Senses Resorts & Spas

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

2007

  • PATA Grand Award 2007 – Environment – Social and Environment Conscience programme
  • Recipient of Kuoni’s “Green Planet Award” 2007
  • The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) Finalist – Global Tourism Business Award, Tourism for Tomorrow Awards 2007

Soneva Fushi
2015

  • Winner 5* Sustainable Hotel Maldives – International Hotel Awards 2014
  • Winner Best Sustainable Hotel Asia Pacific – International Hotel Awards 2014
  • Winner Best International Sustainable Hotel – International Hotel Awards 2014

2014

2013

2012

  • Long Run Alliance Member

2010

  • EarthCheck Bronze Benchmarked 2010

2009

  • Conde Nast Traveller: Barclay’s Wealth Sustainable Award 2009
  • Finalist of “Wild Asia’s Responsible Tourism Award 2009: Mid-size to Small Accommodation Operators”

Soneva Kiri
2014

2012

  • Long Run Alliance Member
  • Winner of World’s Leading Eco Resort and Spa – World Travel Awards 2012

2011

  • Green Development Award at 2011 Thanachart Bank Thailand Property Awards
  • Winner of PoolAsia Award 2011, in category Resort Pool Villa Main criteria: Environmentally friendly and fully integrated water treatment

Evason Phuket
2011

  • EarthCheck Gold Certified 2011
  • Winner Readers’ Choice Award for “Best Environmental Practices”, Six Senses Spa at Evason Phuket
  • 2009-2011 Smoke Free Hotel Grand Award awarded by Green Leaf Foundation cooperate with Thai Health Promotion Foundation

2010

2009

  • Honorable Mention in Doing It All Large Resorts Category by Condé Nast Traveler – 2009 World Savers Awards
  • Certified by the Thai Green Leaf Foundation since 2002 and currently hold a 4 leaf status.
  • The Winner of “Phuket Waste Management Award 2009” by Department of Environmental Promotion of Thailand and Development of Energy and Environment Foundation
  • EarthCheck Benchmarking in May 2009

2008

  • Finalist of National Geographic and Ashoka’s Changemakers Geotourism Challenge 2008
  • Honorable Mention Preservation Category by Condé Nast Traveler – 2008 World Savers Awards

2007

  • Highly Commended by Virgin Holidays Responsible Tourism Award 2007 – Best Large Hotel/Accommodation
  • Finalist of Wild Asia’s Responsible Tourism Award 2007, category The Best of Asia Luxury-Boutique Resorts & Hotels
  • Winner of Kuoni’s seal the Green Planet Award 2007-08
  • Smoke Free Hotel Certification by Green Leaf Foundation in 2007

2006

Evason & Six Senses Hua Hin
2011

  • Green Accommodation Award 2011 under Gold Class, the green standard from Thailand Department of Environmental Quality Protection
  • Thailand Department of Environmental Quality Protection Green Accommodation Award 2011 Gold Class
  • 2009-2011 Smoke Free Hotel Grand Award awarded by Green Leaf Foundation cooperate with Thai Health Promotion Foundation

2010

  • Earth Check Silver Certification 2010
  • ASEAN Green Hotel Award 2010, only 10 best green hotels in Thailand

2009

  • Earth Check Silver Certification 2009

2008

  • TUI Umwelt Champion 2008

Six Senses Yao Noi
2011

  • EarthCheck Silver Certified in November 2011
  • 2009-2011 Smoke Free Hotel Grand Award awarded by Green Leaf Foundation cooperate with Thai Health Promotion Foundation

2010

  • EarthCheck Bronze Benchmarked May 2010

2009

2008

Soneva Gili
2009

  • Green Globe Benchmarked 2009

Six Senses Zighy Bay
2011

  • Winner of The Green Initiative Award at The Hotel Show 2011, The Middle East Spa Awards – Six Senses Spa at Six Senses Zighy Bay

2010

  • EarthCheck Bronze Benchmarked 2010
  • Winner – Green Guardian Award – Oman Green Awards 2010

2009

  • Best Environment Hotel – Gold Award – Best of Best MENA Travel Awards 2009
  • 1st runner up Arabia Corporate Social Responsibility Awards 2009

Six Senses Ninh Van Bay
2011

  • Excellent achievements in environmental protection 2006-2010 – People Committee of Khanh Hoa Province

Six Senses Con Dao
2012

  • Best Sustainable Resort In Vietnam” at The International Hotel Awards 2012

2011

  • Green Good Design Award 2011 by the Chicago Athenaeum of Architecture and Design

2010

  • Saigon Times Top 40 Awards – Green Values 2010

Evason Ana Mandara
2009

  • Asean Green Hotel Award

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