Sheraton Hua Hin Resort & Spa has been awarded the prestigious Gold Award by Travelife for constantly providing new opportunities, and improving its local community, the environment and the quality of life in the holiday destination. Sheraton Hua Hin Resort & Spa has become the first resort in the Western Chapter of Thailand to receive the Travelife award. The award received states that the property has displayed a high level of commitment to sustainability as well as demonstrating that Sheraton Hua Hin Resort & Spa is actively involved in minimizing the use of chemicals that damage human health and the environment. The resort has managed to achieve a score of over 90%, and this high resulted in the achievement of the Gold Award. This is an impressive accolade for Sheraton Hua Hin Resort & Spa, as it is the only resort to be presented with Travelife accreditation, as well as the recent success of ISO 9001 and 14001 recertification.
The driving force behind Sheraton Hua Hin Resort & Spa’s successful application was Mr. Sitthirat Hothongkam, Hotel Manager. Asked for his comments, Mr. Sitthirat said: “We have been passionate about implementing environmental and social management strategies. It is extremely satisfying to achieve such a prestigious award, which underlines Sheraton Hua Hin Resort & Spa and all the team and associate’s constant commitment towards environmental sustainability in the hospitality sector. This award would definitely not have been possible without the contribution of all the team at the resort where we endeavor to make the holiday of all our guests a memorable experience. We have a lot to offer and we must continuously underline its potential as an eco property, promoting it for its culture, traditions, tranquility, its people and the environment.
All in all this is what sustainable tourism is all about”.To achieve Gold, the highest Travelife accolade, Sheraton Hua Hin Resort & Spa has demonstrated a very high commitment to sustainability including encouraging others to get involved, constantly seeking out new opportunities for improvement, actively communicating its progress to others as well as producing regular progress reports on the way it manages local community relations. Travelife is a travel industry-led scheme, endorsed by ABTA and internationally recognized by European and International tour operators. It is dedicated to protecting the environment and the well-being of guests, staff and the local community. If properties meet their criteria they are awarded with bronze, silver or gold status. This helps visitors and guests to make more informed choices about holidays, and rewards hotels which are committed to improve their environmental and social practices.
Embedded in a tropical garden, Sheraton Hua Hin Resort & Spa has 240 guestrooms in nine buildings surrounding a 560-metre circumference lagoon-style swimming pool. The unique low-rise architecture provides a boundless panoramic view towards the ocean. Warm, bright colors and wooden tones imply the comfort of modern Thai interior design. 5 Restaurants and bars include the award – winning InAzia savor a wide array of delights, from pan-Asian cuisine to international delicacies. Several venues for relaxation include renowned Spa Award, Aspadeva Spa, fitness center, tennis courts and kid’s club. The world-class multipurpose convention and meeting facilities are well recognized as the winner of the Best Luxury Business Hotel Award 2011 and Best Luxury Hotel & Conference Center Award 2010 from World Luxury Hotel Awards. A new sense of welcome and comfort await our guests at this stylish new resort, where well-trained associates provide service with a smile and go out of their way to make guests feel at home.