Koh Lanta, Thailand – 29 September 2015 – Distinguishing the exceptional from the very best, the ‘Seven Star Luxury Hospitality and Lifestyle Awards 2015’ recently held their annual ceremony at The Trans Resort in Bali, Indonesia to again recognize those who have reached the pinnacle of luxury. By the time the festivities came to a close, it was revealed that Layana Resort received the Signum Virtutis for the 3rd year. Having reached such an elite class of multiple winners and with the incredible honour and recognition to achieve such all-around excellence, General Manager Mr. Stefan Heintze said “To again be recognized as a luxury leader to a global award body is truly an acknowledgement that Layana Resort has built upon our commitment to provide an absolute world class luxury holiday experience. With recent additions and upgrades to the resort and innovative service initiatives already underway, we are planning to stay at the top of our class for years to come.”

An elite panel of affluent high profile luxury lifestyle experts select nominees and eventual winners of the ‘Seven Star Luxury Hospitality and Lifestyle Awards 2015’, votes are cast by both public and trade alike. Layana are tremendously proud to be bestowed with such a prestigious award. President and founder of the awards Khalil  El-Mouelhy says “the fact that Layana Resort received the signum virtutis for the 3rdyear now is testament to excellence in management, build and service of this amazing resort”.

In another exceptional moment from awards ceremony, it was announced the Red Mountain Golf Course, Phuket, which is also owned and managed by MBK Group received a surprise win as the Leading Luxury Golf Course Operation in Thailand. As one the most exclusive and challenging golf courses in the South of Thailand as well as Southeast Asia, this first time award was exciting recognition that they have indeed created and elite golf experience in Phuket. Mr. Stefan Heintze accepted the award on behalf of Red Mountain and the MBK Group.