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Bali – December 13th, 2016 – Condé Nast Traveller India has announced the results of their 6th Readers’ Travel Awards 2016 unveiling The Ritz-Carlton, Bali as the only Ritz-Carlton property to receive a winning designation as the most Favourite New Overseas Hotel.

We are much honored to receive this special recognition,” said Karim Tayach, General Manager of The Ritz-Carlton, Bali. “It is very meaningful as it comes directly from the magazine’s readers, many of whom we’ve been lucky enough to welcome as our guests.”

Celebrating its second anniversary on December 15th 2016, The Ritz-Carlton, Bali continues to enliven the senses with true Balinese hospitality. Set amidst the dramatic cliffs and pristine beaches of southern Bali, the resort reinforces The Ritz-Carlton’s commitment to inspiring life's most meaningful journeys, with authentic and harmonious experiences and indigenous design elements.

Commented on the award, Divia Thani, Editor of Condé Nast Traveller India said “The Condé Nast Traveller audience forms India’s most discerning travelers. They are way ahead of the curve when it comes to their tastes in travel—they set the trends; they don’t follow them.”

The Condé Nast Traveller India Readers’ Travel Awards are closely watched, as they are a barometer of the market’s changing tastes and preferences. Its discerning audiences are influencers in travel, and vote for their favourites across various categories. With no nominations for the award categories and voting left open to readers, Condé Nast Traveller Readers’ Travel Awards are considered indicative of what discerning travellers really want and enjoy. The annual Condé Nast Traveller Readers’ Travel Awards has set the industry benchmarks in the hospitality and travel industry year on year, since its inception in 1989 in the United States of America.

The Readers’ Travel Award 2016 winners will be featured in the December 2016 – January 2017 issue of Condé Nast Traveler India. The full list is published exclusively online, at     

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