June 30, 2008 (LBO) – Sri Lanka’s Aitken Spence conglomerate has won an award for the best water villas in the Maldivian atolls, the company said. Aitken Spence’s Adaaran ˜Prestige’ Water Villas in the Maldives won the ˜Maldives Leading Water Villas’ award at the World Travel Awards Asia and Indian Ocean Ceremony held in Shanghai.
The water villas had competed with several leading international brands operating in the Maldives, and were selected as the “Leading Water Villas in the Indian Ocean’s prime destination, the group said in a statement.
The villas won as a result of innovative concepts, said Chethiya Perera, chief executive of Adaaran Resorts, Maldives, who also serves as director of Aitken Spence Hotels Holdings PLC, Sri Lanka.
Adaaran offers a high level of luxury such as a round-the-clock butler service and guests have the freedom to dine in any part of the resort at any time of the day with all the services that are provided in the dining hall, Aitken Spence says.
“At Adaaran, we differ ourselves by providing our valued guests unique concepts, offering luxury and the highest standards, in fulfilling thei