By : Mário de Castro

Villégiature Awards is an annual competition that challenges incredible hotels around the globe to pioneer bright new concepts that push the hospitality industry forward, thanks to the Villégiature Awards Members a smart group of 21 journalists and correspondents spread all over the world. Founders Sophie & Rémy Le Liepvre are constantly scouting for new hotel categories despite the running absence of normal travel period we are living in.

 The 2020-2021, annual competition, has announced a bunch of winners, selected from various countries and continents from Asia, Afrika, America & Europe, from Maldives to Turkey, Marrakech to Mexico, Monaco to USA, Colombia to Bali, South Korea to Italy…

The Winners for the 18 categories are: `Best Hotel Creativity: Le Parc Hotel Obernai & Yonaguni Spa, Obernai, France.Best Hotel for Children: Forte Village Resort, Santa Margherita di Pula, Sardinia, Italy.Best Hotel Breakfast: Ultima Gstaad, Switzerland.Best Hotel Art Contribution: The Langham, Boston, USA.Best Hotel Terrace: Lotte Hotel Saint Petersburg, Russia.Best Hotel Pool: The Mulia, Mulia Resort & Villas, Bali, Indonesia.Best Hotel Vineyard Hotel: Hôtel & Restaurant Lalique Château Lafaurie-Peyraguey, Bommes, France. Best Hotel Suite: The Chedi Andermatt, Switzerland.Best Hotel Bar: Intercontinental Lyon – Hôtel Dieu, Lyon, France.Best Sustainability Policy for Hotels: Hôtel Métropole Monte-Carlo, Principality of Monaco.Grand Prize Best Hotel Website: Villa Clarisse & Spa by Api & You, Ré Island, France.Grand Prize Best Hotel Ambiance: Pullman Timi Ama, Villasimius, Sardinia, Italy.Grand Prize Best Service in A Hotel: Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam, The Netherlands.Grand Prize Best Hotel & Wellness: Le Parc Hotel Obernai & Yonaguni Spa, Obernai, France.Grand Prize Best Hotel Interior Design and Architecture: Fairmont Baku Flame Towers, Azerbaijan.Grand Prize Best Resort: Baglioni Resort Maldives, Maagau Island, Maldives.Grand Prize Best Charming Hotel: Hôtel Le Place d’Armes, Luxembourg.Grand Prize Best Hotel: Royal Mansour Marrakech, Morocco.
 This luxurious event was hold on October 18th, 2021, in the lounges of the stunning ‘hôtel particulier’ belonging to the Embassy of Azerbaijan in Paris,

facing the iconic Eiffel Tower.

 SEE YOU IN OCTOBER 2022 for the 20th edition…