Male, Maldives (PressExposure) December 04, 2013 -- Baros Maldives has won extraordinary recognition by the worldwide travel trade with the presentation of two World Travel Awards for 2013: "The Most Romantic Hotel in the World" and also "The World's Leading Island Villas."
At the 20th annual World Travel Awards (WTA) Grand Final Gala Ceremony held on 30 November 2013 at La Cigale Hotel in Doha, Qatar, the awards were accepted on behalf of Baros Maldives by Joanna Koski, the Resort's Marketing Manager.
There were 11 other resorts -- from Antigua, Argentina, Bahamas, Dubai, Mauritius, Thailand and Turkey -- nominated for the award of the World's Most Romantic Resort. Finalists for the World's Leading Island Villas came from Indonesia, Malaysia, Australia, Fiji, Cook Islands, and Polynesia. The previous winners of the World's Leading Island Villas award have all been in the Pacific.
Nominations come from members of the travel industry and those associated professionally with the travel trade, and are based on regularly conducted expert evaluations.
The World Travel Awards is the most prestigious, comprehensive and sought after awards programme in the global travel and tourism industry. To be voted a World Travel Award winner is an accolade that many strive for but few achieve. For Baros Maldives (http://www.baros.com/), this is the second time the resort has won this prestigious title as The World's Most Romantic Resort and the first time the resort has been acclaimed for The World's Leading Island Villas.
With uncomplicated luxury accommodation, personalised service and connoisseur class international cuisine, and the world's best diving and snorkelling, Baros Maldives has 30 overwater villas, ten with secluded sundeck swimming pools, and 45 beachside villas, ten with individual plunge pools, and one romantic Baros Residence ([http://www.baros.com/baros-residence]), all of which helped it to become the favourite romantic villa island hideaway of guests from around the world.