Travel Awards

Winners of the 2019 Marco Polo Club Members’ Choice Awards

Find out which hotels, cities and travel experiences were voted the best in Asia by Cathay Pacific’s most frequent flyers

‘Best’ is a strong word. But sometimes, you have the weight of numbers behind you. For the Marco Polo Club Members’ Choice Awards 2019, we enlisted 14 travel experts to shortlist their top contenders. Next, more than 14,000 Marco Polo Club members cast their votes. Now we reveal the 29 winners. 


Asia’s Best Beach Resort

Four Seasons Resorts Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru

Asia’s Best Sustainable Hotel

Trunk, Tokyo

Asian Hotel with the Best Use of Technology

The Peninsula Hong Kong

Asia’s Most Stylish Hotel

Mandarin Oriental Tokyo

Hotel Brand with the Best Service in Asia

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group

Asia’s Best Adventure Resort

Four Seasons Tented Camp Golden Triangle, Chiang Rai

Asia’s Best Family Resort

Hong Kong Disneyland

Asia’s Best Wellness Resort

Chiva-Som, Hua Hin


Asia’s Best Shopping Destination

Hong Kong

Asia’s Best City for Food

Hong Kong

Asia’s Best All-In-One Destination


Asia’s Best Up-And-Coming Destination


Asia’s Best City for a Night Out

Hong Kong

Asia’s Best Airport

Hong Kong International Airport

Asia’s Best City for Art and Culture


Asia’s Most Romantic Destination

The Maldives

Asia’s Best Long Weekend Destination


Hong Kong

Best Hong Kong Beach

Repulse Bay

Best Hong Kong Hidden Gem

Tai O

Best Hong Kong Arts Venue

Tai Kwun

Best Hong Kong Hike

Dragon’s Back

Best Hong Kong Outlying Island

Lantau Island

Coolest Hong Kong Neighbourhood


Best New Hong Kong Attraction

The Peak

Best Hong Kong Hotel

The Peninsula Hong Kong

Future Cities

Asia’s Most Liveable City


Asia’s Most Progressive City


Asia’s Most Innovative City


Asia’s Most Transformed City


Explore more of the 2019 and 2018 Marco Polo Club Members’ Choice Awards

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