Bintan Lagoon Resort wins Best Hotel Experience of the Year 2020 for Indonesia

28 October 2019

Bintan Lagoon Resort is proud to announce that it was conferred the Hotel Experience of the Year 2020 Award (Indonesia) at the recent 20th IAGTO (International Association of Golf Tour Operators) Global Golf Travel Awards.

The IAGTO is a global trade organisation for the golf tourism industry led by UK-headquartered TI Media who also publishes UK’s leading golf magazine, Golf Monthly.

The 20th IAGTO Awards Ceremony was held at the Gala Dinner on the final night of the International Golf Travel Market in Marrakech, Morocco, on 17th October 2019. The awards focus on recognising the achievements of golf courses and hotels that delivered the best possible experience to visiting golf travellers in the past year. IAGTO’s 700+ golf tour operators from 63 countries voted for one hotel and one golf course/golf resort in 25 leading golf destinations worldwide across various categories.

Commenting on this prestigious addition to Bintan Lagoon Resorts’ list of accolades, Mr Gerald Hendrick, General Manager of Bintan Lagoon Resort said: “We are honoured and encouraged to be recognised as IAGTO’s Best Hotel Experience of the Year for Indonesia amongst many strong competitors in the hospitality industry. This acknowledgement by industry veterans and golf enthusiasts across borders validates our unwavering commitment to delivering service excellence and a holistic leisure experience for golfers and travellers around the world.”

Owned and managed by Resort Venture Pte Ltd, the award-winning Bintan Lagoon Resort is the largest integrated resort situated in Bintan Island, part of the Riau Archipelago of Indonesia. Sprawled over 300 hectares of beachfront gardens in the tropical paradise of Bintan, Bintan Lagoon Resort is a popular lifestyle destination for leisure, golf and corporate meetings & incentives with its own ferry terminal and CIQ. A 75-minute direct ferry ride from Singapore, the resort boasts 450 contemporary rooms, suites and villas complemented by an impressive range of 14 wining & dining options, nine function rooms and a dedicated MICE (meetings, incentives, conventions and exhibitions) Centre.

For leisure, there are two world-renowned 18-hole golf courses designed by Jack Nicklaus and Ian Baker-Finch comprising the Bintan Lagoon Golf Club and a slew of over 50 sea sports and land activities including a day spa.

In recent years, Bintan Lagoon Resort received the bronze award for the Best Training Venue in the Human Resource Vendors of the Year 2018 Awards. In 2017, it was awarded Outstanding Beach Resort Destination, Outstanding Honeymoon Destination and Best Golf Tourism Destination in the Asian Lifestyle Tourism Awards 2017. The Resort was also was presented with the Best Resort & Service Excellence awards for the resort category in the Tourism Industry Awards For Excellence 2016 organized by Pusat Penghargaan Indonesia (Indonesia Awards Center) and supported by the Indonesian Ministry of Labour.


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