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Lizard Island Resort Stockpiles Awards in First Half of 2012 Travel + Leisure, Forbes and various international groups have recognized the Delaware North-owned and -operated property
BUFFALO, N.Y. (Aug. 28, 2012) – Located off the northern coast of Australia, of the Great Barrier Reef, Lizard Island Resort is a spectacular island setting not known to many. However, with all of the honors garnered so far in 2012, more and more travelers are learning about this ultimate getaway location owned and operated by Delaware North Companies.
Below is the recognition garnered by Lizard Island – and its pristine beaches, luxury accommodations and variety of offerings – so far this year.
Travel + Leisure – Every year, the hospitality industry anxiously waits for Travel + Leisure to publish its ‘World’s Best Awards’, which are chosen by T + L readers ranking their favorite hotels, destinations, and travel companies. In 2012, Lizard Island Resort made the prestigious ‘Best Hotels’ list, coming in at No. 25. The voters were clearly impressed with Delaware North’s residences and friendly service out on the Great Barrier Reef. ”Open-plan suites are done up in the blues and whites of the sea, with hammocks and decks discreetly hidden from view,” said the article. “Count on sunset cruises, torchlight beach dinners, and a staff that will do anything to please.”
Forbes – Hayley Bosch, an editor for Forbes Travel Guide, listed Lizard Island among her ‘Top 10 Beach Resorts around the World’ in July. The Australian destination stood out to Bosch for its “seemingly untouched” appearance, easy access to a multitude of beaches and world-famous diving sites such as Cod Hole. Lizard Island was called out in this article with a number of other luxury resorts, including the St. Regis Bora Bora and Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea.
Australian Gourmet Traveler – In the sixth year of the Australian Gourmet...