CON DAO, Vietnam – January 23, 2019 –Six Senses Con Dao has been honored with being awarded the ASEAN Spa Services Standard Award in Vietnam. The award was presented to the resort by Nguyen Ngoc Thien, Vietnam’s minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism during the 2019 ASEAN Tourism Forum which was hosted recently at the World Heritage destination – Halong Bay, Vietnam.
Successfully integrating Six Senses ethos of helping guests find harmony and balance from the inside out, while respecting individual’s precise needs and wellness goals, Six Senses Con Dao Spa delivers a special sanctuary for all the senses. The spa is surrounded by lush gardens and is set against the dramatic backdrop of Lo Voi Mountains, aligning with the belief that immersing oneself in nature will bring a positive effect on an individual’s mental health.
With a main focus on preserving the local tradition, the resort also prioritizes using locally sourced produce and ingredients, while at the same time, integrating traditional techniques in its treatments. Thus, when joining any Vietnamese signature treatment, guests will be able to explore the local culture, while at the same time, enjoying an out-of-the-ordinary experience. Other than that, Six Senses Con Dao Spa features four indoor treatment rooms, one outdoor single treatment sala, a yoga pavilion, a nail bar and an Alchemy Bar, offering a wide range of holistic wellness, rejuvenation and locally-inspired beauty treatments together with an extensive menu of signature therapies, customized yogic wellness programs and the recently launched ayurvedic treatments.
“It is truly a great honor for Six Senses Con Dao to receive the ASEAN Spa Services Standard Award. We are always striving to improve our quality of service and upgrade our products to enhance every guest’s experience while staying with us. This prestigious award, together with our last year’s recognition as ASEAN Green Hotel Standard Award, are the encouragement of all of our efforts, especially for the whole resort team who have been continually improving the available facilities and services. We are looking forward to supporting our team to achieve even more success in the year 2019,” said Hung Tran, director of sales and marketing of Six Senses Con Dao.
About The ASEAN Tourism Standard Award
The ASEAN Tourism Standard Award is an initiative undertaken by all 10 ASEAN member states to encourage stakeholders in their respective countries to further improve standards in terms of sustainable tourism services. With the main purpose of setting the standardization of tourism services essential for enhancing quality of tourism products and services, as well as promoting responsible management among tourism businesses and stakeholders in the region, ASEAN has created seven tourism standards under the auspices of ASEAN National Tourism.
About The ASEAN Spa Services Standard Award
The ASEAN Spa Services Standard Award is one of the seven tourism standards that was introduced this year to recognize and honor outstanding ASEAN businesses who display an inherent respect of the culture and traditions of ASEAN traditional treatments; and in the deliverance, the place of deliverance, the people, the products and equipment utilized therein, and which shall uphold the principles of fair trade. This award, which was evaluated carefully based on six different criteria is treated as singular or even uncountable, ranging from The Place, The Products, The service to The People, Management and Environmental Practices.