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The Luxury Signature once again emerged victorious as one of the world’s finest in high-end hospitality, bagging the “Best Luxury Villa Rental & Accommodation Services in Asia” title for the third time. Winning the highly-coveted title in 2018 and 2019 consecutively, The Luxury Signature bested four other companies shortlisted for the prestigious award by the New York-based Luxury Lifestyle Awards. The award-giving body recognizes and promotes the best luxury goods and services from around the world. The Luxury Signature joins the ranks of the world’s prominent luxury brands, all thanks to its stellar service and paradisaic holiday villas set in some of the world’s hottest destinations, such as Phuket & Koh Samui in Thailand; Bali, Indonesia; and Niseko in Japan. Responding with Resilience and Adaptability The pandemic has sent an unprecedented ripple effect throughout various sectors of the economy. With the cancelations of flights and the closure of borders, the …

A year has passed since the COVID-19 pandemic first struck the world, and we are still reeling from its impact. As strict lockdowns and border closures are continuously enforced everywhere, life as we know it has drastically changed. Its ripple effect has left a sizable dent in various industries, affecting people from all walks of life, while governments and private entities continually battle this silent killer.  Like its Southeast Asian neighbors, Thailand’s economy has been pummeled by the pandemic and is expected to record a 6.5% contraction in 2020. Reliant on tourism cash flow, data from the Ministry of Tourism and Sports showed that tourist arrivals in 2020 plunged to 6.7 million from 39.9 million a year earlier. This generated a total of 760 million baht in tourist receipts, a drastic drop from around 3 trillion baht in 2019. Although Thailand’s Ministry of Finance has forecasted the country’s economy to …

Asian luxury villa rental specialists, The Luxury Signature, has set its sights on classy French skiing destinations Megève and Courchevel as they expand their line of premiere deluxe vacation homes. This exciting venture marks another notable milestone for the company as they venture beyond Asia and head to the French Alps for the first time. The Luxury Signature brings with it years of expertise in the luxury hospitality sector, managing premium villa homes in the world’s hottest destinations, namely Phuket and Koh Samui in Thailand, and Bali in Indonesia. The company is no stranger to luxury chalet rentals, having launched its first ski chalet collection located in Niseko, Japan in late 2017. Destination: Megève, France Likened to Switzerland’s St. Moritz, Megève has a long, vibrant history dating back to the early 13th century. The medieval town is situated near the majestic Mont-Blanc alongside ski points suited to every level of …

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 …

The millions of discerning travelers from all over the world have given their say and the announcement has been given. Bali has just received the title of Tripadvisor’s top travel destination in Asia for 2019 with Phuket coming in second. The two islands have taken top ranks among dozens of other travel destinations throughout the continent including Siem Reap in Cambodia, Hanoi in Vietnam, and Japan’s city of Tokyo. Having burst into worldwide popularity for its numerous surfing hideaways, marvelous temples, and breathtaking rice terraces, 2019 finds Bali luring travelers with other leisurely genres. Based on their data, the island’s top attractions include the fascinating Setia Darma House of Masks and Puppets and the Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary in Ubud. On the other hand, the charm of Phuket’s numerous beaches continues to be unresisted by tourists. Bang Tao and Freedom sit as the islands top attractions. However, travelers are also …

Khon is a now a UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage with Thailand’s most famous cultural dance, representing a significant point in the country’s history. This was its maiden accolade from the global body with regards to heritage prowess. The nation’s cultural ministry celebrated the occasion the following week with a sequence of Khon-themed activities. The festivities encompassed live performances, exhibitions, animation films, children’s books and the inception of a digital database to imprint the traditional artwork onto the timeless reaches of the interwebs. First things first: What is Khon exactly? Khon is a classic Thai dance that traces its roots back to the 15th century and is an expressional and speechless form of storytelling. It is heavily inspired by the tales of the Ramakien and borrows a leaf from the Indian Sanskrit epic Ramayan. It comes off akin to a Shakespeare play with masked dancers unveiling the plot in pantomime fashion …

Near-perfect sailing conditions, the glorious blue waters of the Andaman Sea, and a Thai island-beauty that boasts luxury villa stays, gourmet restaurants, and fabulous beaches. It’s no surprise that Phuket has become a standout yachting destination internationally. Superyacht owners, boat lovers, and yachties from all over the world descend on the island to experience an exciting calendar of yachting events and experiences. The yachting culture of Phuket, along with the high-profile regattas and boat shows, adds a sophisticated, glamorous edge to this island in the sun; adding another layer to a vacation hotspot that promises chilled-out, castaway beach days along with hedonistic, high-energy entertainment, not to mention some of the most stunning villa vacation stays in the world. The 22nd Bay Regatta Setting sail between February 13-17, 2019, The 22nd Bay Regatta takes in Phuket, Phang Nga, and Krabi. The stunning route takes sailors on an amazing course setting off …

Think Thailand, think beautiful weather, gorgeous island oases with soft, diamond-white sands, and stunning sunsets, not to mention incredible vacation stays; a tropical destination that defines relaxation and luxury. Add to this Thailand’s allure as a global beauty and medical tourism hub, with state-of-the-art cosmetic procedures, world-class hospitals and clinics, fine, internationally trained physicians as well as the latest wellness and health therapies available. Bumrungrad International Hospital, Samitivej Hospital, Bangkok Hospital, and BNH are just a few of the capital’s private hospitals regarded as top-in-class on a world platform. There are also many clinics, particularly in Bangkok, with high-tech equipment performing non-surgical or minimally invasive facelifts with threading, lasers, radio frequency, and ultrasound, as well as Botox and collagen injections. Whilst Bangkok is the epicenter of medical tourism, there is also a renowned hospital just a couple of hours’ drive from the city and treatments also available in Phuket which …

February 2018 – The Luxury Signature is the proud recipient of the Luxury Lifestyle Awards 2018; winning the highly competitive and much-coveted category of Villas Rent Service in Asia. This industry acknowledgement of excellence and outstanding achievement in the world of luxury services is true international recognition of the high standing of The Luxury Signature brand within the travel, tourism and hospitality industries. Delivering customized villa vacation experiences, with only the crème de la crème of villa rentals professionally handpicked, The Luxury Signature has been championed as a winner at the Luxury Lifestyle Awards because of its promise to deliver to customers a personalized stay with the highest level of luxury villas and individual concierge booking services available; features which loyal clients truly appreciate. Independently evaluated, the Luxury Lifestyle Awards assess luxury businesses across 50 countries. Adding to their worth is the fact that the judges’ panel is made up …

Southeast Asia – December 9, 2017 – Southeast Asia’s premier vacation villa rental specialists, The Luxury Signature, are heading for the slopes of Japan’s breathtaking Niseko ski destination with a brand new curated portfolio of stunning chalets for discerning travelers. Niseko, located on breathtaking Hokkaido, Japan’s northernmost island, is a world-renowned ski destination. Daily snowfall over the winter months creates wonderfully light powdery slopes and beckons visitors with an incredible array of activities from skiing to snowboarding, snowmobiling to snowshoeing as well as snow rafting and snow tubing. The inspiring mountain and forest landscape, featuring divine views of the iconic Mount Yotei, promise year-round appeal too. Outside of the ski season, visitors can enjoy the area’s hot springs and traditional Japanese onsen bathing ritual whilst exploring the natural beauty of Niseko’s plentiful parks and lakes. From white-water rafting to golf, Niseko’s moderate climate makes it a perfect destination for outdoor …