Fairways & Bluewater Boracay is crowned the best beach resort in the PH the 2nd consecutive year

19 September 2022 - Business Inquierer

Fairways & Bluewater was hailed, once again, as the sole winner in the Philippines’ Leading Beach Resort Category at the 29th Annual World Travel Awards held in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam last September 07, 2022. This is the second consecutive win for the homegrown Resort brand topping renowned global 5-star hotel and resort chains, as well as other esteemed past winners in the highly competitive and sought-after category. Buoyed by its win in 2021, this latest international award affirms Fairways & Bluewater’s commitment to provide excellent and meaningful guest experiences with every stay showcasing its signature brand of warm Filipino hospitality.

Fairways & Bluewater is the largest resort in Boracay Island spanning over 80 hectares featuring lush greens and an 18-hole Graham Marsh-designed championship golf course at its center surrounded by more than 20 villas offering more than 850 well-appointed rooms with an elegant modern design. The multi-awarded resort has seven swimming pools and more than 20 food and dining outlets offering carefully curated flavors of both local and international cuisines. Fairways & Bluewater’s private beach stands out as a true gem offering guests the ultimate in rest and relaxation with the same pristine white sand and turquoise waters as the world-famous main beach area, but sans the noise and crowds.

Now in its 29th year, the World Travel Awards remains as one of the pillars of the global travel industry that rewards excellence across all sectors of travel and tourism. The recently concluded World Travel Awards also saw the Philippines being crowned as Asia’s Leading Beach Destination for 2022 among other awards and the Resort takes great pride in showing the world that Fairways & Bluewater is the Leading Beach Resort for two consecutive years in Asia’s Leading Beach Destination!

Watch Fairways & Bluewater’s award acceptance video by clicking this link: https://bit.ly/3S2tc7X

From its humble beginnings as one of the first resorts in Boracay Island making a name for itself to its current lofty perch as the best beach resort in the Philippines, Fairways & Bluewater’s tremendous success is built on learning from experience and constant innovation to keep up with the growing and formidable competition in the island. Once touted as a mere hidden gem exclusive for members, the resort now counts itself as a premier destination of choice in the island recognized the world over by prestigious international organizations and travel & tourism experts.

Fairways & Bluewater is the sole 2022 Condé Nast Johansens Awards for Excellence Winner of the highly coveted Best Value Experience Property Award in the entire Asia, Africa, Middle East, and Oceania region. The Resort is also one of two finalists for the Best for Green Practices & Sustainability award in the region. Condé Nast Johansens is the foremost leading, most trusted, and legitimate London-based reference guide for the top elite 300 luxury accommodations worldwide. Fairways & Bluewater is proud to have been handpicked and vetted by Condé Nast Johansens to be a part of their exclusive guide and has been a mainstay for several years now.

Providing excellent customer service has always been a hallmark of the Fairways & Bluewater brand. TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel site and pre-eminent traveler guidance platform, has conferred its Travellers’ Choice Award to Fairways & Bluewater for its consistent excellent authentic guest review scores and excellent marks in customer service, quality, and customer satisfaction. The award firmly places the resort among the elite top 10% of all listed properties on TripAdvisor.

Fairways & Bluewater has been conferred with multiple awards from the world’s most recognizable and trusted online booking companies in 2022. Agoda.com, the leading online travel agency in Asia, bestowed its 2022 Agoda Customer Review Award to Fairways & Bluewater for the 7th consecutive year citing its consistency in delivering quality guest stays and exceptional service. Hotels.com, a leading brand of the Expedia Group, awarded its 2022 Loved by Guests Award to the resort for its excellent guest review scores based on validated reviews and high level of service. Booking.com, one of the world’s largest travel marketplaces and digital travel companies, conferred its Traveller Review Award 2022 to the Resort for its exceptional hospitality and dedication in creating amazing guest experiences for travelers during the year. A common theme based on the genuine reviews of guests is the praise for the extraordinary men and women of Fairways & Bluewater whose passion for excellent service with a heart and dedication to provide the best in Filipino hospitality is unmatched in Boracay Island.

Fairways & Bluewater remains steadfast in its commitment to sustainable ecotourism and maintaining an efficient and healthy balance between caring for nature and guest’s contemporary comforts curated by its dedicated and creative team. To date, the proudly Filipino resort is the first and most significant partner of the Worldwide Fund for Nature in Boracay Island. It is proud to share in the endeavor of promoting sustainable and responsible tourism in the island and in the country.

Fairways & Bluewater is also the first and only resort to achieve and maintain until the present day triple ISO-IMS certification all in one go. The ISO-IMS certificate is only awarded to qualified organizations that have met the stringent ISO audit criteria for commitment to quality management, environment, and safety. The clean and well-manicured lawns and greens of the golf course that have played host to international championship tournaments and have been admired by guests have also garnered the Resort international recognition by the World Golf Awards as the Best Golf Hotel in the Philippines for the last 7 years.

The Covid-19 Global Pandemic is still ongoing and has severely affected the travel and tourism industry, but with travel restrictions worldwide easing and subsequently travel requirements to Boracay Island also being more streamlined, 2022 has brought a renewed hope for the travel industry roaring back better than ever. Fairways & Bluewater has consistently maintained a safe and healthy environment for its guests and staff even before the Pandemic. The Resort remains a safe haven for travelers having earned and maintained both a Safe Travels Badge from the World Travel & Tourism Council and a Safety Seal Certification from the Department of Tourism since early 2020 having complied with both local and global health standards.

Source: Business Inquierer


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