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Kamalaya takes top honours at 2023 World Spa and Wellness Awards ceremony
POSTED 08 Mar 2023 . BY Megan Whitby
Kamalaya is a well-established Thai destination spa founded in 2005 by husband and wife duo John and Karina Stewart Credit: Kamalaya Wellness Sanctuary & Holistic Spa
The winners of the World Spa & Wellness (WSW) Awards were announced at a gala dinner last weekend during the 2023 WSW conference in London.

The awards – split into 11 categories – recognise destinations that set the standards in client service and care, business management and leadership.

The winners are deemed to offer exceptional facilities and treatments while 'going the extra mile', inspiring others in the industry with their business models.

For the second year in a row, the iconic Kamalaya Wellness Sanctuary & Holistic Spa on the Thai island of Koh Samui scooped the top accolade of Worldwide Health & Wellness Destination of the Year, while hotel and resort spa winners were also announced for different regions across the globe.

The World Spa & Wellness Awards 2023 winners are:

Spa of the Year - Asia & Australasia: The Healing Village Spa, Bali, Indonesia.
Spa of the Year - Middle East & Africa: Spa Royal Mansour, Marrakech, Morocco.
Spa of the Year - North & South America: Spa Ojai at Ojai Valley Inn, Ojai, USA.
Spa of the Year - Eastern Europe: The Spa, Four Seasons Astir Palace, Athens, Greece.
Day Spa of the Year - Western Europe & Scandinavia: Thermal Spa Village, Galgorm, Ballymena, Antrim.
Worldwide Health & Wellness Destination of the Year: Kamalaya Wellness Sanctuary & Holistic Spa, Koh Samui, Thailand.
Sustainable Spa of the Year: Lefay Resort & Spa Dolomiti, Pinzolo, Italy and Lefay Resort & Spa Lago di Garda, Gargnano, Italy.
Spa Leader of the Year: Erica D’Angelo, Borgo Egnazia, Savelletri, Italy.
Spa Team of the Year: Aqua Sana Sherwood Forest, Newark, UK.
Spa Group of the Year: Accor, Paris, France.
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  Ozone therapy, IV infusions and cancer screening coming to Kamalaya Koh Samui in 2023


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Kamalaya takes top honours at 2023 World Spa and Wellness Awards ceremony
POSTED 08 Mar 2023 . BY Megan Whitby
Kamalaya is a well-established Thai destination spa founded in 2005 by husband and wife duo John and Karina Stewart Credit: Kamalaya Wellness Sanctuary & Holistic Spa
The winners of the World Spa & Wellness (WSW) Awards were announced at a gala dinner last weekend during the 2023 WSW conference in London.

The awards – split into 11 categories – recognise destinations that set the standards in client service and care, business management and leadership.

The winners are deemed to offer exceptional facilities and treatments while 'going the extra mile', inspiring others in the industry with their business models.

For the second year in a row, the iconic Kamalaya Wellness Sanctuary & Holistic Spa on the Thai island of Koh Samui scooped the top accolade of Worldwide Health & Wellness Destination of the Year, while hotel and resort spa winners were also announced for different regions across the globe.

The World Spa & Wellness Awards 2023 winners are:

Spa of the Year - Asia & Australasia: The Healing Village Spa, Bali, Indonesia.
Spa of the Year - Middle East & Africa: Spa Royal Mansour, Marrakech, Morocco.
Spa of the Year - North & South America: Spa Ojai at Ojai Valley Inn, Ojai, USA.
Spa of the Year - Eastern Europe: The Spa, Four Seasons Astir Palace, Athens, Greece.
Day Spa of the Year - Western Europe & Scandinavia: Thermal Spa Village, Galgorm, Ballymena, Antrim.
Worldwide Health & Wellness Destination of the Year: Kamalaya Wellness Sanctuary & Holistic Spa, Koh Samui, Thailand.
Sustainable Spa of the Year: Lefay Resort & Spa Dolomiti, Pinzolo, Italy and Lefay Resort & Spa Lago di Garda, Gargnano, Italy.
Spa Leader of the Year: Erica D’Angelo, Borgo Egnazia, Savelletri, Italy.
Spa Team of the Year: Aqua Sana Sherwood Forest, Newark, UK.
Spa Group of the Year: Accor, Paris, France.
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Accor launches new hospitality brand Handwritten Collection


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John and Karina Stewart introduce Kamalaya’s new digital platform, Kamalaya Connect


Holistic wellness destination Kamalaya Koh Samui in Thailand has added Kamalaya Connect to its line-up of wellness offerings.
Ozone therapy, IV infusions and cancer screening coming to Kamalaya Koh Samui in 2023


As of January 2023, integrative health will be top of the menu at holistic wellness destination Kamalaya Wellness Sanctuary & Holistic Spa in Koh Samui, Thailand, following the launch of its new integrative health facility, Longevity House.
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The Well names Zeev Sharon chief development officer and announces plans for Swiss debut
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QC New York to unveil 15,000sq ft multimillion-dollar expansion in July
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Wellness real estate market booming – forecast to reach $913bn by 2028, reports GWI
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The Ravenala Attitude Hotel, Mauritius
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