- 98 Acres Resort & Spa becomes a feature property for the luxury travel segment to Sri Lanka
- World Luxury Hotel Awards 2022: 98 Acres Resort & Spa awarded as the number one ‘Luxury Mountain Resort’ in Asia
98 Acres Resort & Spa, a subsidiary of U.H.E. Group, was recently awarded as the Number 1 ‘Luxury Mountain Resort in Asia’ at the recently held 16th World Luxury Hotel Awards (2022) in Antalya, Turkey. The prestigious awards recognised 98 Acres Resort & Spa – placing it on par with some of the world’s most sought-after, luxury hotels and resorts, known for exclusive service & offering and impeccable quality.
The recent recognition shines a spotlight on Sri Lanka and the luxury offering that is available to both local and foreign travellers. The luxury resort & spa, located in Ella continues to pique the interest of international travellers, with the aspirational property continuing to garner praise across the globe. Playing a vital role in promoting and expanding not only Ella’s tourism prowess, but also Sri Lanka’s, the innovative approach to luxury and experiential travel has made Ella – a noteworthy and aspirational holiday region, that many believe will soon rival Bali as a luxury leisure destination.
Speaking with U.H.E Group, Group Director Marketing – Mr Eranda Aberathna, on the recent award, stated: “We are honoured and humbled to be awarded as the number one Luxury Mountain Resort in Asia. When 98 Acres was established in 2012 we had a vision for not only the brand and offering, but also one that truly made a worthwhile impact on Sri Lanka’s Travel & Tourism Industry. It is the shared vision for the company, from Management through to operations and across the 98 Acres family that has made this award possible. This award is dedicated to the entire 98 Acres family and we look forward to pushing the boundaries of what Sri Lanka’s Hospitality Industry has to offer its global clientele”.
Established in 2006, World Luxury Hotel Awards is the pinnacle of achievement in the luxury hotel industry offering international recognition as voted by guests, travellers and industry players. Over 300,000 international travellers vote each year, during a four-week period to select the winners.
98 Acres Resort & Spa has received accolades such as Travelers’ Choice Awards in the ‘Best Romantic Hotels – Asia’ category by TripAdvisor (2022), Travelers’ Choice Award in the Luxury Category’ by TripAdvisor (2013 – 2021); Traveler’s Choice award in the Romance Category (2016); ‘The Best Luxury Mountain Resort in the World’ by World Luxury Hotel Awards (2015 & 2016).