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The Luxury Signature is proud to be named as number one in the ‘Luxury Lifestyle Awards Top 5: The Best Luxury Villa Rental and Accommodation Services in Asia 2019’; as reported in the Global Luxury Consumer Report 2019, compiled by the Luxury Lifestyle Awards. This marks the second consecutive year that the company has received the award after winning the same title last year. The coveted accolade also follows a previous Luxury Lifestyle Awards win for the ‘Best National Brand for Hong Kong’ category in 2015. The latest ranking recognizes The Luxury Signature as a leader in high-end hospitality, promising discerning guests extravagant and wonderfully secluded vacations. These include idyllic escapes in Thailand’s beautiful islands of Phuket and Samui, the incredible Indonesian island of Bali, and extraordinary chalets in Japan’s Niseko, the powder capital of the world. Staff, including a personal concierge and private chef, attend to guest needs, creating …

As a company that markets and manages bookings of some of the most top-rated luxury holiday villa rentals in Phuket, The Luxury Signature (TLS) makes sure that we have the best allies in all aspects of the business. And in terms of human resources and villa management, KMM Services (KMM) is among the leading service providers on the island as per TLS standard. For many years, KMM has been matching many of our exceptional properties with a professional staff of the same caliber, including villa managers and chefs. For our guests and owners to get better insights about them, TLS sat down with Michael and Kat Marchbanks, the American-Thai couple who founded KMM. TLS: Can you tell us briefly of KMM’s process in sourcing the villa staff? KMM: Over the years, we have developed a reputation for being one of the best employers on the island. We have a lot …

Once a sleeping fishing community by the sea, today Koh Samui’s Fisherman’s Village is a must-visit. Wooden shophouses have been converted into charming boutiques, bars, and restaurants to become one of the most fantastic and popular attractions after dark. There’s something special about Fisherman’s Village that adds to the unique Koh Samui experience. Whether heading out for dinner, to pick up some street-style snacks or simply enjoy a sundowner as you people-watch the atmosphere is energized and exciting in the bars and restaurants. Meanwhile, shopping is fun yet relaxed with an eclectic mix of outlets that are interesting to browse in. The overall vacation ambiance is perfect after a day of tranquility by your holiday villa infinity pool or relaxing on a sandy beach as the turquoise waters gently lap at the shore. Couples enjoy a romantic stroll and a bite to eat whilst this well-preserved part of the island …

Paradise is the only befitting word to describe the scenery at Phuket’s Phang Nga Bay. 400 square kilometers of clear, calm emerald-green seawaters, exotic and unique limestone karsts and caverns, unspoiled natural flora, fauna, and wildlife all waiting to be explored. Every attraction site is a marvelous natural wonder that no man had a hand in creating. It is all by the power of Mother Nature. If you are looking for your next exotic getaway to discover worlds that seem not of this earth and become one with nature, then Phang Nga Bay should be at the top of your list. To start you off on your research, here is a list of four must-see natural wonders of Phang Nga Bay: James Bond Island This island is arguably the most famous landmark in Phang Nga Bay. Though, originally known as Koh Tapu, the island got its current name after its …

A winter wonderland that melts to reveal a glorious summer vacation hotspot for nature lovers. Niseko, exquisitely nestled on Japan’s splendid Hokkaido Island, is a spectacular destination during the warmer months. The powder capital of the world, Niseko’s four main resorts attract skiers from across the globe to the island’s unique slopes. However, once the snow stops falling and the ice melts, the region’s magnificent mountainous landscape creates an action-packed, outdoorsy vacation. Add to this unforgettable dining, relaxation, and luxury stays. Niseko is home to luxury chalets rentals which are lavish rural retreats that offer magical views and contemporary designs in the best locations. Premier Golf The low humidity and pleasant temperatures, even during the hottest summer months, makes for the perfect climate for a spot of golf. The good news for golfers is that Niseko boasts some impressive courses, not to mention the most scenic. As well as world-class …