Vakkaru Maldives wins World’s Leading Luxury Honeymoon Resort award

Vakkaru Maldives resort
Vakkaru Maldives resort. | Photo: OV Maldives.

Baa Atoll, Maldives – The luxurious Vakkaru Maldives resort in the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve of Baa Atoll wins the World’s Leading Luxury Honeymoon Resort award of the 2020 World Travel Awards ceremony.

In the latest awards show that was held by the World Travel Awards this year, Vakkaru Maldives managed to compete with multiple resorts from around the world and win four exceptional awards for the resort.

While the nominees for the World’s Leading Luxury Honeymoon Resort 2020 included of resorts from the United States and Vietnam, the award was won by one and only Vakkaru Maldives that is blessed with timeless ocean views and unique marine biodiversity. 

The three remaining awards Vakkaru Maldives achieved aside from the World’s Leading Luxury Honeymoon Resort are:

  • Indian Ocean’s Leading Hotel Suite 2020.
  • Indian Ocean’s Leading Resort 2020.
  • Maldives’ Leading Hotel Suite 2020.

While Vakkaru was also nominated for Indian Ocean’s Leading Water Villa Resort award, the award was taken by another luxurious resort in Maldives, Sun Aqua Vilu Reef.

In addition to this, Maldives received the World’s Leading Destination award at the Grand Final of the World Travel Awards 2020. This is the first time the island nation won the most distinguished award category of World Travel Awards. Winning such a prestigious award after competing with countries such as Dubai, Malaysia and Spain has made the country ultimately proud for its success.

The World Travel Awards was established in 1993 and since then, it has been the most prestigious honours program in the global travel and tourism industry. It is recognized globally as the ultimate hallmark of industry excellence that serves to acknowledge, reward, and celebrate excellence across all sectors of the global travel and tourism industry.