According to http://www.greenleafthai.org/en/green_found/, “The Green Leaf Foundation was officially founded and registered on the 17th of March 1998. It was the day that members of the Board of Environmental Promotion of Tourism Activities or BEPTA were pleased and proud of their hard work and vision in developing both the quality of the environment and the tourism industry at the same time”
These two awards, “Green Leaf” and “ASEAN Tourism Standard Award” focus itself on being an environmentally-friendly hotel which was awarded because it is one of the resorts that has most “Green Area” with approximately 30 acres, and enforces that guests “Do Not Smoke” inside the resort area.
According to http://www.luxuryhotelawards.com/,
The World Luxury Hotel and Spa Awards are accepted as the pinnacle of achievement for Luxury Hotels & Spas worldwide. These Awards were established as a celebration of ultimate achievement in service excellence. It is about rewarding and congratulating hotels and spas that have excelled beyond the normal call of duty.
The World Luxury Hotel Awards accounts for all categories in the Luxury Hotel & Spa industries. Award winners set the benchmark for luxury hotels and spas on the global front in achieving recognition for exceptional service.
Tripadvisor is amongst one of the most significant review website worldwide. According to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TripAdvisor,
“ TripAdvisor.com is a travel website that assists customers in gathering travel information, posting reviews and opinions of travel-related content and engaging in interactive travel forums.
TripAdvisor was an early adopter of user-generated content. The website services are free to users, who provide most of the content, and the website is supported by an advertising business model.”
This certificate of excellence is used to certify that “Panviman Resort Koh Chang” has been praised and acknowledged by Tripadvisor users worldwide.