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Raffles Seychelles Recognized as Part of the Best New Hotels in the World

Monday, April 30, 2012

- Recent accolades include the Conde Nast Traveller Hot List 2012

(April 2012) – Raffles Praslin Seychelles is featured in Conde Nast Traveler's annual Hot List issue, the ultimate insider's guide to the hottest new hotels, spas, and restaurants of the year. Of the thousands of new properties that opened in the last year, evaluated each on a standard set of criteria including service, food, atmosphere and amenities, Raffles Praslin has been selected as one of the 60 best new hotels in the world. The resort’s spa has also made the cut in the Conde Nast Traveler’s 2012 Hot List: in the Best World Spas Accolade, as one of the Top 35 New Spas around the world.

Commenting on the acknowledgment, General Manager Simon Hirst says: “It is a great accomplishment for the resort, which illustrates our dedication and expertise in providing an unparalleled service to our guests. It is our priority to deliver memorable experiences and satisfy the highest expectations.”

The luxury Seychelles resort also received recently the following awards and accolades: Best Spa Hotel Seychelles at the International Hotel Awards: developed to identify, highlight and reward excellence throughout the global hospitality industry, the Awards seek the finest operations throughout a wide range of areas; Conde Nast Johansens Luxury Spa Guide recommended for 2012: the resort has been specially selected by the prestigious guide for its dedication to the highest standards of comfort, unique personality, warmth and service, impressive facilities and surroundings.

The Raffles Praslin Seychelles opened last year and is the latest luxury resort addition to the Seychelles. Offering breathtaking views across the Indian Ocean and pristine beaches, the brand new all-villa resort spread over 30 acres of land on the island of Praslin. The resort features 86 luxurious pool villas, a selection of superb restaurants and a dramatic rooftop lounge. It also offers exclusive tailor-made experiences from private dinner on the beach to massage under the stars. The resort boasts the Raffles Spa, themed around the jewel-of-the-sea, the pearl, symbolising the wellness philosophy of transformation and features 13 spa treatment pavilions, all with outstanding views across the water. The service at Raffles Praslin Seychelles is second to none, with Raffles Butlers, adept in various languages, offering welcoming service, thoughtful and graceful assistance around-the-clock.

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About Raffles Hotels & Resorts

Raffles Hotels & Resorts is an award-winning, luxury international hotel company with a history dating back to 1887 with the opening of Raffles Hotel, Singapore. The portfolio currently comprises nine luxurious properties, from secluded resorts to city hotels in key locations around the world: in Singapore, Cambodia, China, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Seychelles and Paris, each one is an oasis of calm and charm. The company is embarking on a new phase of expansion, with openings in Istanbul, the Maldives, Indonesia, the Philippines and China scheduled over the next two years. With a compelling mix of cultures and styles, every hotel in the Raffles family has its own individual personality, with its own story to tell and its own sense of place. However, each one is proud to draw on the timeless essence of Raffles – to deliver thoughtful, personal and discreet service to well-travelled guests.

For More Information, please contact:  
Marilyne Morin
Marketing & Communication Manager
Raffles Praslin Seychelles
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Vivian Koh
Senior Manager, PR & Communications
Raffles Hotels & Resorts

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