Anantara Named Best Luxury Hotel Brand of 2022 USA TODAY 10Best Readers’ Choice Travel Award

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Anantara Hotels & Resorts won the award for Best Luxury Hotel Brand in the 2022 USA TODAY 10Best Readers’ Choice Travel Contest.

Anantara Hotels and Resorts Won Top Luxury Hotel Brand USA 2022 TODAY 10Top Readers Choice travel contest. The award recognizes the brand’s commitment to providing consistently excellent customer service, as well as staying true to its mission to create memorable travel experiences that combine heartfelt hospitality with the best of every destination.

The 10Best panel selected nominees based on consistency, impeccable service and extreme comfort with 20 brands – including Four Seasons, Kimpton, The Ritz-Carlton and Standard Hotels – in the running. The public was then invited to vote over a period of four weeks, with Anantara winning the coveted prize.

“On behalf of Anantara Hotels and Resorts around the world, I want to thank the experts and readers of USA TODAY for recognizing our efforts to consistently deliver genuine Thai hospitality, exceptional service, and wellness-centered experiences. be in all the destinations where we are present,” said Dillip Rajakarier, CEO of Minor Hotels. “As international travel rebounds, we will remain laser-focused on providing travelers with an experience where luxury and authenticity combine seamlessly in every interaction.”

USA TODAY is a multi-platform news and news media company and America’s leading newspaper in print circulation, while is an award-winning newspaper website. provides users with original, unbiased, and experiential travel content about top attractions, things to see and do, and restaurants in top destinations across the United States and around the world.


Editor’s notes:

Anantara is a luxury hospitality brand for modern travelers, connecting them to authentic places, people and stories through personal experiences, and delivering heartfelt hospitality in the world’s most exciting destinations. The collection of distinct and carefully designed luxury hotels and resorts offers a window through which to journey into invigorating new territory, curating personal travel experiences. From cosmopolitan cities to desert sands to lush islands, Anantara connects travelers with natives, anchors them in authentic luxury and welcomes them with passionate expertise. The portfolio currently has over 40 stunning properties located in Thailand, Maldives, Indonesia, Vietnam, China, Cambodia, Sri Lanka, Mozambique, Zambia, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Oman and Portugal, with a pipeline of future properties across Asia, the Indian Ocean, Middle East, Africa and South America. The brand’s first vacation ownership program, Anantara Vacation Club, offers the ability to share the Anantara experience with a portfolio of 8 luxurious Club Resorts as well as travel privileges at partner resorts and hotels around the world.

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