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CHIVA-SOM HONOURED AT TATLER SPA AWARDS 2022


Pictured (l-r): Chairman and CEO of Chiva-Som, Krip Rojanastien, receiving the award from Tatler's Health & Beauty Editor-at-Large, Francesca Ogiermann-White, at the Tatler Spa Awards, hosted at the Hotel Café Royal in London; Chiva-Som Hua Hin - Pavilion


Acclaimed wellness destination Chiva-Som International Health Resort in Hua Hin, Thailand, has been honoured in the coveted Tatler Spa Awards, having been named the winner of the 'Fighting Fit' category. The annual Spa Guide presents an essential guide to the most relaxing, rewarding spa experiences in the world. Hosted by Health & Beauty Editor-at-Large of Tatler, Francesca Ogiermann-Whitey and Travel Editor, Delilah Khomo, in association with Healing Holidays, at the prestigious Hotel Café Royal on Wednesday 28 September 2022, the Spa Awards celebrate the world’s very best spa and wellness retreats, boot camps, medical clinics, yoga retreats and detox and weight loss programmes. On winning the award Chairman and CEO of Chiva-Som, Mr. Krip Rojanastien, said “We are extremely honoured to have been recognised by the Tatler Spa Awards, particularly after the tumultuous couple of years we have all experienced. During this time, we have adapted our wellness offering to continue to support individuals’ wellness needs and evolved to respond to the change in the way people travel for their health. The award recognises our forward-thinking contribution to provide an innovative and sustainable approach to health and wellbeing, and we hope to continue to inspire wellness for guests old and new.” The Tatler Spa Guide 2022 accompanied the November issue of the magazine, available on newsstands from today. Since its inception in 1995, Chiva-Som has built an enviable reputation as a world leader in inspiring optimal health and wellbeing. With its unique synergy of indigenous traditions and evidence-based wellness, Chiva-Som partners with guests on highly personalised journeys focused on complete lifestyle transformation. Guests can choose from 15 retreat programmes - each built upon six pillars of wellness: Nutrition, Fitness, Spa, Physiotherapy, Holistic Health and Aesthetics - and are motivated and supported throughout their journey by a dedicated team of consultants and practitioners. Chiva-Som’s fundamental approach to wellness extends to the wider community, with educational opportunities and global sustainability initiatives at the core of everything the brand engages in. A member of the United Nations Global Compact, Chiva-Som actively commits to achieving its Sustainable Development Goals by 2030, while continuing to spearhead Krailart Niwate, a mangrove preservation and environmental wellness project, and invest in the next generation of wellness practitioners at the Bangkok-based Chiva-Som Academy. This year Chiva-Som developed its wellness offering with the opening of Zulal Wellness Resort by Chiva-Som in Qatar; the world’s first contemporary showcase of Traditional Arabic & Islamic Medicine (TAIM) and Chiva-Som's first Family Wellness programme. Drawing on Chiva-Som’s over two decades of expertise catering to an exacting global audience whilst retaining an inextricable connection with the local culture, Zulal Wellness Resort offers the highest international standards rooted in traditional Qatari culture. For more information and assistance with travel plans to Chiva-Som, please contact the reservations team at reservation@chivasom.com or visit www.chivasom.com: alternatively, you may also contact your preferred travel agent. For the latest regulations, please visit the Tourism Authority of Thailand’s website.


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ABOUT CHIVA-SOM

For 27 years, the award-winning Chiva-Som has pioneered transformative wellness practices to global acclaim. Its commitment to an innovative, holistic approach which expertly balances mind, body and spirit continues to this day with its flagship resort in Hua Hin, Thailand, and the latest addition to the Chiva-Som family, Zulal Wellness Resort by Chiva-Som in Khasooma, Qatar. Optimal, bespoke wellness lies at the heart of each Chiva-Som experience. With its unique synergy of indigenous traditions and evidence-based wellness, Chiva-Som partners with guests on highly personalised wellness journeys focused on complete lifestyle transformation. At the new Zulal Wellness Resort, these extend to the entire family. Guests are motivated throughout their journey by knowledgeable and caring staff, who address their goals with the unique heart of Chiva-Som hospitality. Chiva-Som’s approach to wellness extends to the wider community, with educational opportunities and global sustainability initiatives at the core of everything we do. A few of our recent awards:

  • Winner #1 - 'Fighting Fit' - The Tatler Spa Awards 2022

  • Winner #1 – Top Destination Spa Resort in the World - Condé Nast Traveler’s 2021 Readers’ Choice Awards

  • ‘Thailand Tourism Gold Awards’ – Health and Wellness Tourism Category - Wellness Retreat Segment - Thailand Tourism Awards 2021

  • ‘Asia's Best Wellness Retreat’ – World Spa Awards 2021 • ‘Thailand's Best Wellness Retreat’ – World Spa Awards 2021

  • ‘Best Destination Spa’ – Conde Nast Traveller (UK) Spa Awards 2020

  • ‘Wellness Program of the Year’ – Destination Deluxe Awards 2020

  • ‘International Hotels: Best Wellness Retreat’ – Travel + Leisure India’s Best Awards 2020

  • One of the ‘50 Sustainability & Climate Leaders’ – Bloomberg 2020

  • ‘Best Coastal Operation’ – Travel Daily (Australia) Travel & Tourism Sustainability Awards 2019

  • ‘Best Spa’ – Traveller’s World (Germany) 2019 • ‘Certificate of Merit’ – Sustainable Business Awards (Thailand) 2019

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