Colombo, 11 November 2013: AVANI Bentota Resort & Spa has been crowned as the best ‘Luxury Beach Resort in Sri Lanka’ at the prestigious annual Luxury Hotel Awards 2013 held in Thailand on 1st November 2013. This globally recognised award enhances the reputation of AVANI Bentota Resort & Spa as among the best luxury properties in the world and the best luxury beach resort in Sri Lanka. The World Luxury Hotel Awards is positioned as the pinnacle of achievement for luxury hotels worldwide. Winners are purely judged on service delivery and effective management voted for by International tour operators, travel agents and hotel guests who get the opportunity to cast their valuable votes annually, making the process fair and unbiased. The World Luxury Hotel Awards cited AVANI Bentota’s “persistence to deliver outstanding and exceptional service” as one of the main reasons for its selection as the ‘Best Luxury Resort in Sri Lanka’. Guided by the logo of excellence, guests booking a holiday at the AVANI Resort will now be sure that their expectations will be exceeded by the warm and friendly staff at the resort.