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Khyber Himalayan Resort & Spa, Gulmarg has won the ‘Favourite Boutique Hotel’ award 2015 for the third consecutive year.
The award was announced by Condé Nast Traveller India at the fifth edition of its Readers’ Travel Awards held at ITC Maurya, New Delhi. Readers of Condé Nast Traveller India voted for their preferred Destinations, Airlines, Hotels, Spas, Airports and more, across 27 categories, based on their personal experiences.
This was through questionnaires inserted in copies of the June-July 2015 issue of the magazine, and simultaneously posted online at cntraveller.in for the same period. The replies were collated and analysed by an independent market-research company, Market Management, in the UK. The winners were determined after being scored on several parameters unique to each category.
While expressing delight over the announcement, Umar Tramboo, MD, Pinnacle Resorts Pvt Ltd, promoter of The Khyber Himalayan Resort & Spa, Gulmarg said the selection as Favourite Boutique Hotel by Condé Nast Traveller India readers reaffirms the travellers’ belief in The Khyber Himalayan Resort & Spa as the “finest and first” resort in Gulmarg “offering comforts and facilities on a par with international standards and personalised service hitherto unavailable”.
“It is a great honour to be consistently regarded so highly,” he said.
The Khyber Himalayan Resort & Spa, Gulmarg located at an elevation of 8,825 ft. in the Pir Panjal range of the majestic Himalayas is spread over seven acres in a pristine pine valley. This international class, 85-key resort, clad in timber and stone, offers breathtaking views of snow capped Affarwat peaks.
“The award will surely motivate The Khyber team to continue to exceed the expectations of our guests and make it a memorable experience for them,” Tramboo said. “Of course, the legendary beauty of Gulmarg and its year the round appeal as a destination – whether it is to play golf or trek in the summer, or ski in the winter – for travellers’ from India as well as around the world also add to its charm and we hope it will beckon more and more visitors.”
Condé Nast Traveller Readers’ Travel Awards are globally renowned and considered the most prestigious in the industry.