Fairways & Bluewater Wins Best Resort in the Philippines at 28th World Travel Awards


Fairways & Bluewater is the sole winner of the Best Resort in the Philippines 2021 Category at the 28th edition of the World Travel Awards. Outclassing all other resort accommodations nationwide, including widely acclaimed and recognized foreign hotel chains, this triumph for the local, world-class, multi-award-winning resort showcases the best of Filipino hospitality and excellence. service in a property that boasts 850 elegant and well-appointed rooms, modern amenities, an 18-hole championship golf course designed by Graham Marsh and a breathtaking private white-sand beach.

The Leading Beach Resort Award from Fairways & Bluewater adds to the World Travel Awards given to the Philippines as Asia’s Leading Beach Destination and Leading Dive Destination. Fairways & Bluewater is the #1 resort in Asia’s leading beach destination!

“Being the Philippines’ only winner of the Leading Beach Resort award from the Asia & Oceania World Travel Awards is a beacon for the Fairways & Bluewater team as we gradually reopen and begin our journey to meet the challenges that the global pandemic has brought to us. We are proud to share with people around the world a vacation paradise where the beauty of nature and the comforts of modern living await everyone,” said Fairways & Bluewater President Wilbur L. Chan.

Now in its 28th year, the World Travel Awards are the pinnacle of excellence in the travel and tourism industry. Votes were cast around the world by ordinary travelers and travel industry professionals for the 2021 awards. Based in London, the The World Travel Awards brand is recognized globally as the ultimate mark of industry excellence.

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Fairways & Bluewater has set its formidable resort brand firmly in stone locally and internationally. With a proven track record and multiple accolades over the years, this award from the World Travel Awards is a welcome addition to the long line of achievements and recognition conferred by world-renowned and reputable tourism institutions and organizations. Earlier this year, the eco-friendly Philippine resort received a 2021 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Award as one of the top 10% elite hotels in the world based on thousands of excellent customer reviews. Additionally, Fairways & Bluewater has been handpicked by Condé Nast Johansens as one of the top 300 luxury resorts in the world and was one of the very few finalists for his prestigious 2021 Excellence Awards. London-based Condé Nast Johansens is the largest, most trusted and legitimate reference guide to luxury hotels, spas and venues worldwide.

Hotels.Com, one of Expedia Group’s premier brands, has awarded its Hotels.Com 2021 Awards loved by customers at the Village for the fourth consecutive year. Agoda.Com, one of the world’s most popular online booking platforms, recently awarded Fairways & Bluewater two major awards: the Agoda Golden Circle Awards 2021, which is Agoda.Com’s top award for superior service and overall excellent customer experience, and the Agoda Customer Reviews Awards 2021 for outstanding hospitality and superb guest review scores. This is the seventh year that Fairways & Bluewater has received the Agoda Gold Circle award and the sixth consecutive year the Agoda Customer Review award. Booking.Com, the world leader in online travel, conferred its Booking.Com Traveler Review Award to Fairways & Bluewater for the ninth consecutive year in recognition of its outstanding and consistent hospitality. The World Golf Awards, which recognize excellence in golf tourism, also awarded Fairways & Bluewater the title of Best Golf Hotel in the Philippines WGA for seven consecutive years.

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The resort is at the forefront of responsible and sustainable eco-tourism because the The First and Largest World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Partner on Boracay Island. On top of that, the sprawling 80-hectare Fairways & Bluewater is the only resort on the popular paradise island to guarantee a triple ISO certification all at once.

These awards and partnerships are a true testament and recognition of the warm Filipino hospitality, exceptional customer service and high quality resort offerings that define the Fairways experience. It’s no longer a hidden gem, Fairways & Bluewater is now a true destination of choice.

In addition to providing excellent customer service, the resort’s top priority, especially during the Covid-19 pandemic, is the health and safety of its guests and employees. Fairways & Bluewater was one of the first accommodations in Boracay to receive a Department of Tourism security seal certification, having fully complied with all public health standards. The station was also conferred a World Travel & Tourism Council Safe Travels Global Protocols stamp as of June 2020 for the implementation of health and hygiene protocols aligned with global standards, including the Resort’s ongoing efforts to vaccinate its employees to provide a safer haven for travelers.

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General Manager Catherine Marcelo said: “The men and women behind Fairways & Bluewater are happiest when the resort won the Leading Beach Resort by the World Travel Awards (Asia and Oceania – Philippines). They are more motivated to keep giving excellent and professional service with a heart… welcome travelers with a a genuine smile and sincere warmth that characterizes true Filipino hospitality.” She adds that the success of Fairways & Bluewater is the product of the combination of essential elements: “proactive and inclusive leadership from our President, Mr. Chan, who vigorously and meticulously leads innovation and product design in the resort , extremely dedicated staff, loyal business partners and very satisfied customers who believe in and support us.”

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