Five Avani Hotels and Resorts Recognised in Condé Nast Traveler’s 2020 Readers’ Choice Awards


Avani Hotels & Resorts ( is thrilled to announce that five of the brand’s properties were recognised as Top Hotels and Resorts in Asia and Europe in the 2020 Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards. More than 715,000 Condé Nast Traveler readers submitted an incredible number of responses rating their travel experiences across the globe.

Of the best hotels and resorts in Asia, Avani+ Luang Prabang Hotel in Laos debuted at the #6 position in the hotels category, with Avani Kalutara Resort in Sri Lanka taking the #27 spot in the resort category. In Thailand, Avani+ Riverside Bangkok Hotel and Avani+ Samui Resort were ranked at #8 in the hotel category and #17 in the resort category, respectively. Last but not least, Avani Avenida Liberdade Lisbon Hotel ranked #9 in the Hotels Europe – Spain & Portugal category.

The Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards are the longest-running and most prestigious recognition of excellence in the travel industry

“I know I speak for all our Avani teams when I say that we are beyond excited to have achieved recognition by Condé Nast Traveler readers, especially in these difficult times,” said Dillip Rajakarier, CEO Minor Hotels, the parent company of Avani Hotels & Resorts. “The awards go a long way to recognise the contribution of our team members who have worked hard to deliver not just the product but also experiences that leave Avani guests with unforgettable memories. And we always seize the opportunity to sharpen our hospitality skills to ensure we deliver a better experience every time.”

“The results of this year’s survey, conducted at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, are a testament to the lasting power of meaningful travel experience,” said Jesse Ashlock, U.S. Editor of Condé Nast Traveler. “The winners represent the best of the best for our audience and offer plenty of trip-planning inspiration for all the adventures we can’t wait to have next.”