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ASIASPA AWARDS CATEGORY DEFINITIONS

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  1. 1.
    Spa of the Year (Southeast Asia & the Pacific)

    A spa facility committed to wellness in Southeast Asia and the Pacific (includes Australia, Cambodia, Fiji, French Polynesia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam). A range of innovative therapies must be offered, including beauty and wellness programmes that are equally dedicated to fitness, spa treatments and lifestyle consultations.

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    Spa of the Year (North & West Asia)

    A spa facility committed to wellness in North and West Asia (includes mainland China, Hong Kong and India). A range of innovative therapies must be offered, including beauty and wellness programmes that are equally dedicated to fitness, spa treatments and lifestyle consultations.

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    Urban Spa of the Year

    Located in an urban environment, an ‘Urban Spa’ must provide an extensive treatment menu suited to the needs of both its city clientele and tourists. A range of therapies must be offered, including beauty and holistic packages that can be customised to accommodate multiple shorter visits while also providing an escape from city pressures.

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    Day Spa of the Year

    A day facility with spa, without residential lodging. Treatments range in length from an hour or less to a full day, thereby accommodating local clientele. A range of therapies must be offered, including beauty and holistic packages that can be customised to accommodate multiple shorter visits.

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    New Spa of the Year

    A new spa that opened within the last 12 months before August, 2019; it can be located in a city or resort setting.

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    Design Spa of the Year

    A spa prioritising design and visual appeal, whether through aesthetically ambitious location, noteworthy architect or designer.

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    Green Spa of the Year

    A spa and wellness facility devoted to the care and preservation of the environment, with socially conscious facilities. A ‘Green Spa’ offers an expansive and innovative wellness programme while also demonstrating a commitment to the environmental impact, economical and social development, energy efficiency, conservation, management, use of land and the staff, customers and community involvement.

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    Medi-Spa of the Year

    A spa facility that offers a range of medical treatments within a spa-like setting; these can include invasive, traditional and complimentary health therapies.

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    Destination Retreat Programme of the Year

    A destination retreat offers a range of wellness programmes, as well as an extensive spa menu, including signature treatments and packages. Equally dedicated to fitness, spa treatments, healthy dining, lifestyle consultations and lodging facilities, destination retreats should take a well-rounded approach to wellness.

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    Spa Treatment of the Year

    A specific treatment or therapy carried out in a spa facility. The treatment should possess innovative therapeutic qualities intended to improve the client’s health and/or well-being.

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    Couple’s Treatment of the Year

    A spa treatment designed especially for couples to boost relaxation, enhance romance and togetherness.

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    Medi-Spa Treatment of the Year

    A results-driven treatment or therapy carried out in a spa facility. The treatment demonstrates unique and innovative qualities intended to improve the client’s beauty and/or health.

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    Innovative Spa Treatment of the Year

    A truly unique treatment that demonstrates originality, either embracing alternative therapies or cutting-edge research.

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  14. 14.
    Spa Menu of the Year

    A curated selection of innovative treatments, offering variety with rituals created in line with the spa’s ethos

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  15. 15.
    Professional Spa Product Line of the Year

    A collection of products preferred by professionals and used in hotels, resorts and specialty spas.

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    Results-Oriented Product Line of the Year

    Skincare Line that is designed with an outcome in mind as opposed to a relaxing treatment.

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    Anti-Ageing Product Line of the Year

    A spa product line designed and proven to decrease the effects of ageing

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    New Product Range of the Year

    Newly launched skincare range

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    Natural Product Line of the Year

    A spa product line dedicated to the use of organic products and natural ingredients.

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    Skincare Favourite of the Year

    A popular skincare brand that is consistently nominated and highly rated

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    Spa Cuisine of the Year

    A spa or retreat that offers healthy cuisine to complement its emphasis on fitness and well-being.

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    Destination Hotel/Resort of the Year

    A hotel/resort that is optimal for a destination getaway, where guests can relax and recharge, away from their usual routine.

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    New Hotel of the Year

    A new hotel that opened within the last 12 months before August, 2019; it can be located in a city or resort setting.

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    Family-Friendly Hotel/Resort of the Year

    A hotel/resort that is ideal for families, offering facilities and activities for children as well as parents.

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    Green Hotel/Resort of the Year

    A hotel/resort devoted to the care and preservation of the environment, with environmentally conscious facilities and possibly a conservation programme.

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    Romantic Hotel/Resort of the Year

    A hotel/resort that provides a romantic setting ideal for a couples’ getaway, wedding or honeymoon. The property offers specific couples’ experiences.

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