Sunday, February 25th, 2018

Outrigger Resorts Wins ‘Best Progressive Hotel Group’ in T+L China Awards

PHUKET, THAILAND – Outrigger Resorts was voted the Best Progressive Hotel Group in the “2015 Annual Travel Awards” organized by China’s “Travel & Leisure” media group.

Ms. Collepardi and Mr. Ming accept the T+L award in Shanghai; ‘progressive’ accommodation at the Outrigger Konotta Maldives Resort

The selection campaign, which took place in China and overseas in 2015, featured recommendations by a wide range of mostly Chinese readers, surveys by the editors and journalists of “Travel & Leisure” and “Travel & Leisure GOLF.” The results of the selection were announced on the evening Jan. 26, 2016, at an awards ceremony in Shanghai.

Mr. Ming Yue, head of marketing for Outrigger in China, accepted the award on behalf of Outrigger. He said, “Outrigger is a new force in the China market. We are quickly growing Outrigger’s brand awareness in China and letting them know about ‘The Outrigger Way’ in the China market.”

Ms. Silvia Collepardi, the Outrigger Konotta Maldives Resort director of sales & marketing, joined Mr. Yue on stage. Like many Outrigger resorts, the property in the Maldives is highly popular with Chinese travelers.


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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 68 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, Hawaii Vacation Condos by Outrigger®, Embassy Suites®, Holiday Inn®, Best Western®, Wyndham Vacation Ownership® and Hilton Grand Vacations™. Currently, Outrigger operates and/or has under development 40 properties with approximately 9,000 rooms located in Hawaii (Oahu, Maui, Kauai, Hawaii Island); Guam; Fiji; Thailand; Mauritius; Maldives; Vietnam; and Hainan Island, China. For online information, log on at and

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