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Outrigger Wins Family Friendly Awards in Phuket and Fiji

Phuket, Thailand
24 July 2014

Outrigger Laguna Phuket Resort and Villas, Outrigger on the Lagoon, Fiji, and Castaway Island, Fiji, an Outrigger Resort, voted best in their regions for family holidays

Three Outrigger Resort properties have taken top honours in their respective regions in the Out & About with Kids magazine’s 2014 Best of Family Travel Awards. The Outrigger Laguna Phuket Resort and Villas in Thailand has been named Asia’s number one family resort. In Fiji, the Outrigger on the Lagoon, Fiji, won the best award in the Pacific Islands region, with Castaway Island, managed by Outrigger, in Fiji’s Mamanuca Islands region, taking second place.

The awards were announced on 21 July following thousands of votes from Out & About with Kids magazine readers between October 2013 and April 2014.

Marc Landgraf, the General Manager of Outrigger Laguna Phuket Resort and Villas said: “Spacious villas and suites, a village-like set up throughout the resort, a kids club, nanny service and kids pool next to our sun lounge area and main restaurant make us a favorite among families with kids. Our staff is very proud to have this acknowledged by readers of Out & About with Kids magazine.”

Outrigger Laguna Phuket Resort and Villas

Outrigger on the Lagoon, Fiji General Manager, Peter Hopgood said that the award stems from creating a holiday experience in which the whole family can participate.

“Our Meimei nanny service and extensive Kids Club programs combined with purpose-built adult only zones – Vahavu Pool, Bar & Bistro, Bebe Spa Sanctuary and Ivi Restaurant – make the resort a haven for families,” he said.

“We offer a daily calendar of cultural, educational, sporting and entertainment activities with a focus on Fijian cultural values. This, in conjunction with the natural charm of our hosts, is what families absolutely love,” said Hopgood.

To celebrate the awards, the Outrigger properties in Phuket and Fiji have announced special packages.

The Outrigger Laguna Phuket Resort and Villas is offering a value added “Family Summer Promotion” until 31 October, 2014. Kids under 12 of registered in-house guests dine free. The resort also offers a free extra bed for kids under 12, which includes breakfast if the adult rate includes breakfast. Prices start from THB3299 (US$107) per night.

Acclaimed Meimei kid care service in Fiji

Stay at Outrigger on the Lagoon, Fiji for seven nights and only pay for four with a family friendly package that includes a free nanny service and children’s meals.

The seven night Fiji package starts from FJD$1680 (US$912) for up to two adults and two children in a Superior Resort View room, from FJD$2359 (US$1281) in a Deluxe Ocean View room, and from FJD$2961 (US$1608) in a free-standing Plantation Bure.

Kids eat for free and the price includes four days of complimentary child minding provided by the resort’s dedicated Meimei nanny service.

The Fiji package is valid for stays from 7 October, 2014 to 31 March, 2015 (with the exclusion of 24 December to 7 January) and must be booked by 31 August, 2014.

For further information, full terms and conditions on the Phuket offer, email Or call +66 (0) 76 336 900.

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About Outrigger Enterprises Group
Outrigger Enterprises Group is one of the largest and fastest growing privately-held leisure lodging, retail and hospitality companies operating in the Asia-Pacific, Oceania and Indian Ocean regions. As part of its unique hospitality offering, the values-based company extends exceptional hospitality and authentic cultural experiences, incorporating local traditions and customs into the guest experience at each of its properties worldwide. Guided by more than 67 years of family leadership, Outrigger runs a highly-successful, multi-branded portfolio of hotels, condominiums and vacation resort properties, including Outrigger® Resorts, OHANA® Hotels and Resorts, Embassy Suites®, Holiday Inn®, Best Western®, Wyndham Vacation Ownership® and Hilton Grand VacationsTM. Currently, Outrigger operates and/or has under development 44 properties with approximately 11,000 rooms located in Hawaii; Australia; Guam; Fiji; Thailand; Mauritius, Vietnam; and Hainan Island, China. For on-line information, log on at and

Outrigger Hotels and Resorts, Asia-Pacific
Ste 105-108, Plaza Del Mar, No. 1 Pasak-Koktanod Rd
Cherngtalay Sub-Dist., Thalang District
Phuket Province, 83110 Thailand
Tel: (+66) 76 318 230
Fax: (+66) 76 318 232

Media Contact, Asia
Ken Scott
ScottAsia Communications
Mobile: (+44) 7572 027264

Anchalee Sriwongsa
ScottAsia Communications
Tel: (+66) 2 160 2644

Nancy Daniels, APR, Director of PR, Corporate head office
Outrigger Enterprises Group
Phone: +1 808 921 6839

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