Belinda Griffin

Haute Grandeur Global Hotel and Spa Awards; recognized the world's finest hospitality experiences during a glamorous Awards ceremony at the spectacular Sofitel Bangkok Sukhumvit, Thailand.

Andrew and Belinda Griffin; management/owners of Rumours Luxury Villas and Spa recently returned from Thailand where they attended the Haute Grandeur Global Hotel and Spa Awards - more than 100 companies were represented at the black-tie event considered one of the most anticipated occasions on the global hotel and spa industry calendar.

Representing the Cook Islands; Belinda & Andrew were awarded Best Hideaway Resort in the Cook Islands; Best Beach Resort in the Cook Islands as well as a 3rd award for their Rumours Waterfall Spa winning Best Hideaway Spa in the Cook Islands. The Haute Grandeur Global Hotel Awards is a prestigious global award initiative that rewards exceptional hotel and Spa experiences.

The aim is to raise service delivery levels by awarding only the very best in the industry. The awards celebrate the very best in hotel experiences across 7 continents, 172 countries and 90 categories. Participating hotels are seen as the benchmark in the industry and as hotels that create awareness about the value and importance of constantly raising the bar of excellence.

In the hotel industry, winning a Haute Grandeur Global Hotel Award is much more than an award, it provides the public with a golden stamp of guaranteed hospitality. As management owners of Rumours Luxury Villas and Spa, Belinda and Andrew, are very proud to represent the Cook Islands at such an illustrious event as the Haute Grandeur Awards; taking to the stage they praised and gave credit to their wonderful staff.