Thanyapura Health and Sports Resort Wins Two International Awards

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PHUKET, THAILAND – Thanyapura Health and Sports Resort has recently won two international awards for its involvement in the development of sports in Asia and its leading sports resort concept.

On October 4, 2016, Thanyapura Health and Sports Resort was presented the Bronze Award from SPIA Asia – Sports Industry Awards & Conference 2016 in the category “Best Hospitality, Recreation or Leisure Offering in Sports of the Year”. The conference, held in Bangkok, received 208 entries from 17 countries for the 19 awards categories and 350 guests gathered at the event to celebrate alongside the winners.

The event, rightly named “The Business of Sports – Asia’s Sports Industry in the Fastlane”, was endorsed and supported by the Ministry of Tourism and Sports, the Sports Authority of Thailand, and the Tourism Authority of Thailand. It aimed to facilitate the collaboration and help drive best practices across the Asian sports industry and to recognize and celebrate the achievements of the sporting industry in the region.

The 2-day event took place at the Ballroom of Centara Grand and Bangkok Convention Center and welcomed 250 sports professionals from several different sports facilities across Asia.

On October 15, 2016, Thanyapura Health and Sports Resort was named Asia’s Leading Sports Resort at the 23rd Annual World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2016 following the vote by a large number of travel and tourism professionals worldwide.

The ceremony this year was held in Danang, Vietnam. The red-carpet Gala Ceremony was attended by an invited audience of the industry’s leading luminaries and international media.

The World Travel Awards is widely known as the most prestigious and comprehensive award in the tourism industry which “serves to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all sectors of the global travel and tourism industry.”

“This is a great honour and the ultimate validation of the industry-leading health and fitness model we’ve established,” stated Philipp Graf von Hardenberg, Thanyapura Health and Sports Resort’s President and Chief Executive Officer. “We set very high standards every day and receiving this second World Travel Award makes us very proud. We truly appreciate that our commitment to our guests, athletes and patients is recognized. But glory is fleeting so this price makes us want to work harder so that we continue to raise the bar and maintain our position as Asia’s leading sports training, education and active healthy lifestyle destination.” Said Philipp Graf von Hardenberg.

Thanyapura Health and Sports Resort is a health, fitness, sports and educational haven on the island of Phuket, Thailand. The resort features the best sports facilities and coaching expertise in Asia. On site, Thanyapura Health and Sports Resort has a high-quality sports hotel, award-winning organic restaurants, a unique mind training centre, a specialised and holistic medical centre, and an international school.

1SPIA AWARD
1WORLD TRAVEL AWARD 2016

Director of Business Development & Sports, Alexandra Lochmatter at the SPIA awards event in Bangkok [left].

Director of Communications, Kulchada Soubsa-ard (2nd from right], receiving the award from Chris Frost, Vice President of World Travel Awards (2nd from left)

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For further information or high-resolution photography, please contact:
Ms. Kulchada Soubsa-ard
Director of Communications
E-mail: kulchada.s@thanyapura.com
Tel: +66 (0) 76 336 000 Ext. 5064
Mobile: +66 (0) 61 956 9622
www.thanyapura.com

ABOUT THANYAPURA HEALTH & SPORTS

THANYAPURA SPORTS HOTEL Thanyapura Sports Hotel is located on the tropical island of Phuket, only 15 minutes leisurely drive from Phuket International Airport. The hotel comprises of 115 rooms, 77 rooms in the Pool Wing and 38 rooms in the Garden Wing, surrounded by the beautiful Khao Phra Taew National Park. The Pool Wing offers a 25m recreational pool, a ญPool Bar and a 24-hour reception. The Divine Restaurant serves fresh, organic and carefully selected products for breakfast, lunch and dinner. For any diet plan or detox you are following, our Chefs can offer you alkaline and nourishing dishes to enhance your journey to health at DiLite Restaurant. At the Booster Deli and Bar, snacks, coffee and pastries are served overlooking the 50m pool and the National Park. The Lounge Sports Bar opens its doors every evening and invites everyone to come together in a relaxed and fun atmosphere.

THANYAPURA HEALTH AND WELLNESS
Thanyapura Health and Wellness Centre features detox, weight-loss, preventative medicine, anti-aging, meditation and yoga programs to promote overall well-being for the body, mind and soul. On a basic level, the centre offers tailored programs to suit your needs and includes one-to-one consultants, assessments, analysis and rejuvenating therapies. The experienced and dedicated specialists present advanced techniques and practical ways to help guests feel amazing inside out. Combining modern medicine and the latest holistic medicine, the Thanyapura way seeks to give the body a complete analysis and provides the root cause of health issues.

THANYAPURA SPORTS
Thanyapura incorporates academies for swimming, fitness, triathlon, tennis and Muay Thai offering a variety of programs suitable for all ages and levels. Personal trainers for all different sports can be booked for one on one sessions. The beautiful surroundings of Phuket can be explored by guided bike tours and runs. Hotel guests are welcome to join the weekly group fitness activity programs, which may include spinning, boot camp, Zumba, Pilates and much more fun classes. Groups are able to book sports facilities and organize training camps at Thanyapura.

FACILITIES
1. 50m Olympic pool & 25m training pool
2. 6 plexi-cushion tennis courts (4 covered courts)
3. International standard artificial rugby pitch and ‘Soccer Pro’ FIFA standard pitch
4. Rugby training material
5. Beach Volleyball Court
6. Beach Soccer Court
7. 500m cushioned athletics track (long jump, high jump, hurdles and start blocs)
8. 900sqm Fitness Centre
9. Studios for group activities (spinning room, functional movement room, fitness room)
10. 2 Yoga Studios
11. 5 Spa Treatment Rooms
12. 3 Rehabilitation Studios
13. Road Bike Rental
14. Locker Rooms with ice baths, steam rooms and saunas.

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