Press and Awards

Gangtey Lodge Bhutan is honoured to be regularly featured in the press and has won a number of awards since opening our doors to travellers in November 2013.

 

 

 

 

Awards

Top 20 Resorts in Asia: Readers’ Choice Awards 2019

Top 20 Resorts in Asia: Readers’ Choice Awards 2019

Gangtey Lodge was named, for the 3rd consecutive year, as one of the ‘Top 20 Best Resorts in Asia’ in the Conde Nast Traveller Reader’s Choice Awards 2019.

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Travel + Leisure’s 2019 World’s Best Awards

Travel + Leisure’s 2019 World’s Best Awards

Gangtey Lodge is the recent recipient of two high honors in Travel + Leisure’s 2019 World’s Best Awards: a ranking of 26th of “Top 100 Hotels in the World” and 5th of “Top 15 Resort Hotels in Asia.”

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Top 20 Hotels in Asia: Readers’ Choice Awards 2018

Top 20 Hotels in Asia: Readers’ Choice Awards 2018

On 12th October, 2018 Condé Nast Traveler announced the results of its ‘World’s Best Hotels’ annual Readers’ Choice Awards, with Gangtey Lodge Bhutan recognised as one of the top 20 “Best Hotels in Asia.”

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Top 25 Small Hotels — Asia

Top 25 Small Hotels — Asia

Gangtey Lodge are winners of the 2018 Travellers Choice Trip Advisor Top 25 Best Small Hotels in Asia.

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Conde Nast 2017 Readers Choice Awards

Conde Nast 2017 Readers Choice Awards

Condé Nast Traveler announced the results of its 30th ‘World’s Best Hotels’ annual Readers’ Choice Awards, with Gangtey Lodge Bhutan recognized as the #5th “Best Hotel in Asia.”

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THE HOT LIST 2014

THE HOT LIST 2014

The Hot List is Conde Nast Traveler’s annual round-up of the most exciting hotel openings in the world. This year’s definitive guide includes 51 hotels, from New York smarts to New Zealand escapes.

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Press

6 Travel Trends To Note For Your Next Luxury Getaway

6 Travel Trends To Note For Your Next Luxury Getaway

All eyes are on these destinations as new players in the luxury travel scene are opening up their doors for the very first time in 2020. Hidden treasures await keen explorers in lesser-known destinations, where unhindered nature and culture reside.

Travellers can find both adventure and unparalleled scenery in countries like Bhutan and Nepal. The Gangtey Lodge in Phobjikha Valley is surrounded by nature’s own never-ending panorama of unspoiled landscapes, while the Bhutan Spirit Sanctuary in Neyphu Valley advocates real cultural immersion through their many programs.

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GANGTEY LODGE – LUXURY HOTEL IN BHUTAN

GANGTEY LODGE – LUXURY HOTEL IN BHUTAN

Perched above the mystical Gangtey (Phobjikha) Valley with sweeping views of towering mountains above and the valley floor dotted with traditional farmhouses and the occasional yak,multi-award winning Gangtey Lodge delivers a genuine and authentic experience in one of the world’s most undiscovered destinations.

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EIGHT REASONS TO VISIT BHUTAN IN 2020

EIGHT REASONS TO VISIT BHUTAN IN 2020

In 1974, the leaders of a tiny, little-known kingdom on the eastern ridge of the Himalayas between India’s northeastern states and China, made a drastic decision. For the first time, Bhutan would throw open its doors to visitors. In that year, just 287 foreigners discovered a mountainous land shrouded in mystery and Buddhist tradition. Almost 50 years later, Bhutan is firmly on the adventurer’s map.

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Why You Should Plan a Trip to Bhutan Now.

Why You Should Plan a Trip to Bhutan Now.

Published on DEPARTURES.COM. This remote Buddhist Kingdom is experiencing a luxury hotel boom… there are some exceptional independently-owned luxury properties as well, including Gangtey Lodge in Phobjikha Valley, a stunning but remote destination that is now more accessible than ever thanks to the expansion and paving of the country’s East-West Highway.

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The Best Hotels in Asia

The Best Hotels in Asia

REVIEW BY FODOR’S TRAVEL. Happiness is embedded in the founding principles of the Kingdom of Bhutan, where the country measures its progress through Gross National Happiness. The Gangtey Lodge is a natural extension of the country’s ethos, with immersive experiences and impactful programs designed specifically to incite happiness in all who arrive to this Bhutanese farmhouse-style lodge.

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From Myanmar to Bhutan, Eastern Safaris Practices Responsible Tourism

From Myanmar to Bhutan, Eastern Safaris Practices Responsible Tourism

Published on FORBES. Khin Omar Win and Brett Melzer were in their mid 20s when they met in Yangon, Myanmar in 1997. Both were seeking adventure, and neither dreamed that in a few years they’d have a hugely successful tourism company, Eastern Safaris. What started as a single hot air balloon doing flights over Bagan’s…

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Hotels Where Love And Business Really Do Mix

Hotels Where Love And Business Really Do Mix

As featured in FORBES  February 5th, 2018 Since opening its doors in 2013, the Gangtey Lodge has offered guests a luxurious way to explore Bhutan’s Gangtey Valley. Husband and wife business partners, Brett Melzer and Khin Omar Win share their thoughts on owning a hotel in the happiest country in the world and what it takes…

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8 Best Hotels for Stargazing

8 Best Hotels for Stargazing

First published on JETSETTER. Bhutan’s isolated Phobjikha Valley, sheltered by the eastern Himalayas, is a magical place to take in views of both land and sky. Gangtey Lodge, a rustic, remote escape in the heart of the valley, stuns with a double-height lobby and stone terrace that both afford sweeping views of the verdant valley and…

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Gangtey Lodge Offers a True Escape In Bhutan

Gangtey Lodge Offers a True Escape In Bhutan

Gangtey Lodge offers visitors a true escape from the Western hustle and bustle with a unique and exciting insight into the beautiful Gangtey Valley, with its spectacular setting and sweeping views, where the 17th-century Gangtey monastery – the largest school of Buddhism in the country – prominently sits in the landscape like a mystical, stunning structure.

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