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Health Care Award 2016- 2017

India's most prominent health care award 2016- 2017 won by Somatheeram Research Institute and Ayurveda Hospital for Best Ayurveda Center in Kerala. Sarah Baby Mathew Somatheeram Ayurveda Group Director receives the award from Cricket player Kapil Dev

AHMA Award for Somatheeram

One more prestigious award. Somatheeram Ayurveda Group Chairman and Managing Director Mr.Baby Mathew receiving the AHMA award from NABH Director Mrs.Gayathri V.Mehando for "Best Ayurveda Hospital Facilities for International Patients" for Somatheeram Research Institute and Ayurveda Hospital .

Award for the Best Ayurveda Centre in Kerala 2014-2015.

Once again, Somatheeram Ayurveda Resort (Somatheeram Ayurveda Group) bagged Kerala State Award for "Best Aproved and Classified Auyrveda Center in Kerala" and for the year 2014-15 consecutively. This award is meant for considering the contributions given to the growth of tourism in Kerala and overall performance of excellence among the Ayurveda and Hospital in the Health and Wellness sector of the state.
The main criteria considered for the award is Overall Health of Humanity, Social Responsibility, Eco-Friendly and Environmental Preservation. The resort spends time and resources in research of Ayurvedic Medicines, Treatments and Therapies.

Kerala Tourism Award for the Best Innovative use of IT in tourism 2014-2015.

Somatheeram Ayurveda Resort Once again bagged the prestigious award from Hon. Chief Minister of Kerala, Mr. Pinarayi Vijayan for "Best Innovative Use of Information Technology" for the year of 2014-15. The Director (Overseas Marketing) of Somatheeram Ayurveda Resort, Mr. Biju George Received the Award from the Chief Minister.
Established in 1985, the first Ayurveda resort in the world “Somatheeram” has won many national and international awards including Kerala Government Ayurveda Awards continuously, placing Kerala on a significant spot in the global health tourism map.

Award for the Best Hotel General Manager 2014-2015

Mrs. Jayachithra, CGM-operations of Somatheeram Ayurveda Resort won the Kerala State Award for "Best Hotel General Manager" for the year 2014-15 for honouring her contributions to the growth of the Somatheeram Ayurveda Resort. Her dedication and timely bound activities for the overall growth of the Hotel helped her to bag this prestigious award.

Somatheeram Ayurveda Group Wins Again National Tourism Award 2014-2015

Somatheeram Ayurveda Group emerged again as the winner for Best Ayurveda & Wellness Centre Award 2015. The award ceremony was held at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi on 30th July 2016. Lok Sabha Speaker Ms. Sumitra Mahajan and Minister of State for Tourism Dr. Mahesh Sharma presented the award to Mr. Baby Mathew, Chairman & Managing Director and Mrs. Sarah Baby Mathew, Director of Somatheeram Ayurveda Group.

Best Ayurveda & Wellness Centre Award by the Tourism Ministry of India is a covetous feat in the Ayurvedic arena. The new feather in the cap is in addition to the numerous international and national accolades that the group has been presented with since its inception. Somatheeram group is widely recognized for its excellence and quality in treatment, care and environmental responsibility.

National Tourism Award 2013-2014 by Government of India

Somatheeram Ayurveda Group bagged the prestigious National Tourism Award 2013-14 instituted by Government of India for “The Best Wellness Centre”.

Somatheeram has fetched coveted awards by considering its performance of excellence towards the Quality and Standard Assurance, Hospital Hygiene and Safe Management policies, Corporate Social Responsibility, Eco friendly Concept, Innovative Ideas in Ayurveda, Environmental Preservation and Customer Satisfaction among the Ayurveda Hospitals and Wellness Centres in tourism sector of India.

Somatheeram is the winner of twenty five National and International Awards for Excellence in Ayurveda which includes Kerala Government Tourism Award for Best Approved and Classified Ayurveda Centre consecutively this year too.

The essence and soul of Somatheeram is the ancient medical science of Ayurveda and Art of Yoga.

State Tourism Award 2013-2014 by Government of Kerala

Somatheeram Ayurveda Group bagged again the prestigious Kerala State Tourism Awards in the categories “Best Approved and Classified Ayurveda Center in Kerala” and “Best Innovative use of Information Technology” for the year 2013-2014.

Somatheeram has fetched the coveted awards by considering its performance excellence towards the Overall Health of Humanity, Social Responsibility, Eco-Friendly Concept, Environmental Preservation and Best use of IT in the Kerala State Established in 1985, the first Ayurveda resort in the world “Somatheeram” has won many national and international awards including Kerala Government Ayurveda Awards continuously, placing Kerala on a significant spot in the global health tourism map.

The essence and soul of Somatheeram is the ancient medical science of Ayurveda and Art of Yoga.

Somatheeram won the Award for The Best Ayurveda Resort at ITB Berlin.

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Somatheeram won the Award for The Best Ayurveda Resort at ITB Berlin. The Award was handed over to Mr and Mrs Baby Mathew by Claudia Wagner of Fit REISEN during the ceremony at City Qube Berlin.

State award 2013 - Best Approved and Classified Ayurveda Center in Kerala

 SOMATHEERAM AYURVEDA RESORT (Somatheeram Ayurveda Group) bagged again the prestigious Kerala State Tourism Award in the category “Best Approved and Classified Ayurveda Center in Kerala” for the year 2011-2012. It has fetched the coveted award by considering its performance of excellence among the Ayurveda Centers and Hospitals in the Health & Wellness Resort sector of the state.

Somatheeram is the winner of Several State Government Awards, International & National Awards for excellence in Ayurveda. The essence and soul of the Resort is the ancient medical science of Ayurveda and Art of Yoga.

Somatheeram is a Special Place for Ayurveda Health and Wellness:

Conscious efforts taken towards the Overall Health of Humanity, Social Responsibility, Eco-Friendly Concept and Environmental Preservation.
Team of 20 Ayurveda Doctors which includes 03 Former Ayurveda Directors of Govt. of Kerala and 120 well qualified and highly experienced Therapist for the Hospital.
Exclusive Ayurveda menu: Compelled with verity of 360 dishes are fresh & organic as it can possibly be. Alcohol & tobacco is restricted at our Ayurveda Resort.
Ayurveda Academy: Offers special courses on various Ayurveda treatments, Diets and Yoga in our Ayurveda Academy situated within the Resort.
Ayurveda Research Centre and Hospital: With its range of Ayurveda treatments and therapies and the expert hands, the resort makes sure you experience holistic wellbeing.
The resorts also host Ayurveda seminars, Ayurveda cooking and workshops to promote this ancient system of medicine.
It has its own garden of unique medicinal herbs and plants
Almost all Ayurveda Medicines used by our Resorts are prepared in our GMP (Govt. of India) licensed Ayurveda Medicine Manufacturing unit.
Free personal yoga consultation in coordination with Ayurveda Doctors.
World’s first Ayurveda Resort and the only one in India with Ayurveda SPA Europe Certification.
We take this opportunity to express our sincere thanks to all our well-wishers for the whole hearted support in enabling us to achieve this award.

CBS Best Exhibitor Award - ITB 2012

Somatheeram Ayurveda Group is delighted to announce that the COLOGNE BUSINESS SCHOOL(CBS) has certifies that Somatheeram Ayurveda Resort shall be honoured as FORTH BEST EXHIBITOR AWARD in the category Hotel Business at ITB Berlin 2012.

The Somatheeram Ayurveda Group Kerala - Excellence in Conservation of large varieties of medicinal herbs 2012

The Somatheeram Ayurveda Group Kerala received an award for excellence in Conservation of large varieties of medicinal herbs native to Kerala (Horthus Malabaricus), Antique Ayurveda equipments and tools used in preparing ancient Ayurvedic medicines and, for meticulous endeavour in protecting and promoting the significance of the science of Ayurveda and the cultural heritage of India. Baby Mathew, Chairman and Managing Director of Somatheeram Ayurveda Group, received the award from P K Kunjalikutty, Industries Minister of Kerala during the Global Ayurveda Festival held at Trivandrum, Kerala, India on February 14, 2012. The Global Ayurveda Festival was the largest Ayurveda gathering in the world, organized by the Centre for Innovation in Science & Social Action (CISSA), the Government of India and the Government of Kerala.

Somatheeram Ayurveda Resort wins State Tourism Award 2011

Somatheeram Ayurveda Resort(Somatheeram ayurveda Group) bagged the prestigious Sate Tourism Award in the “Best Approved and Classified Ayurveda Center” category for the year 2010-2011.The award was proclaimed by the Ministry of tourism, Government of Kerala on 09th August 2012 at a function held at Mascot Hotel, Trivandrum. The Hon. Chief Minister, Mr. Oommen Chandy gave away the awards for excellent contributions to the development of tourism in God’s Own Country.Somatheeram, the first Ayurveda resort in the world displayed a unique harmony of Kerala’s spectacular heritage and ancient wisdom. Mrs Sarah Baby Mathew, Director of Somatheeram Ayurveda Group received the award at the Kerala state Tourism Awards Distribution Ceremony.

The coveted award was conferred on Somatheeram Ayurveda Resort in consideration of its overall performance of excellence among the Ayurveda Centers and Hospitals in the State’s tourism sector. Along with Ayurveda Tourism, environmental conservation, international campaign, exhibition of a conscious awareness of national art and culture are aspects that featured in Somatheeram being selected for the award.Since its established in 1985, Somatheeram Ayurveda Resort has won many national and international awards placing Kerala on a significant spot in the global Wellness and Health tourism map.

We would like to share our happiness and express our sincere thanks to you for the whole hearted support in enabling us to achieve this award.

Safari India National Tourism Award 2011

Somatheeram Ayurveda Group has been selected for SAFARI INDIA NATIONAL TOURISM AWARD 2011 of Pacific Area Travel Writers Association (PATWA) under the category The Best Ayurvedic Resort

INTERNATIONAL QUALITY AWARD -Century International Quality Era Award 2010

 Somatheeram Ayurveda Resort (Resort of Somatheeram Ayurveda Group) has been selected for the prestigious “Century International Quality Era Award” in the Golden Category - for excellence in the Global Tourism Sector - announced by Business Initiative Directions (BID), Madrid, Spain, the prestigious international organisation involved in quality implementation worldwide.

Business Initiative Directions (B.I.D.) is the most important organization in the world presenting a Quality Award. Business leaders from over 100 countries attend the International Quality Conventions which are organized every year by Business Initiative Directions in Geneva, Frankfurt, New York, Paris and London.

Tourism achiever award 2009

Mr.Baby Mathew, Chairman and Managing Director of Somatheeram ayurveda Group is receiving "The Tourism Achiever Award 2009" of Association of Tourism Trade Organizations India (ATTOI) from Honorable Minister M.A.Baby

This award is conferred for the achievements in Tourism especially for introducing Ayurveda to Health Tourism 
  • Somatheeram Research Institute & Ayurveda Hospital has been selected for the prestigious Century International Quality Era Award” in the Golden Category - for excellence in the Global Tourism Sector during the year 2010 - announced by Business Initiative Directions (BID), Madrid, Spain, the prestigious international organisation involved in quality implementation worldwide.
  • Ayurvedic Center at Somatheeram has been classified as 'Green Leaf’ by the Government of Kerala .
  • The manufacturing plant at Somatheeram has been awarded the Good Manufacturing Product Certificate (GMP) by the Indian Government in appreciation of its high quality products.
  • Somatheeram is a Classified Heritage Ayurvedic Hospital with a resort ambiance.
  • Best Approved and Classified Ayurveda Center in Kerala 2010-11 Instituted by the Ministry of Tourism, Government of Kerala.
  • European Award for Best Practice 2011, Instituted by European Society for Quality Reaserch (ESQR), Spain.
  • Global Ayurveda Festival award 2012, for excellence in Ayurveda and the cultural heritage of India.
  • Seva Chakara Puraskar 2011 for Ayurvveda sector and best Ayurveda Research Institute & Ayurveda Hospital by AAJ TAK.
  • Green- Future for Tourism SAFARI INDIA National Tourism Awards 2011.
  • Ambdekar Award for the year 2011.
  • International Quality Award 2010 from BID Switzerland.
  • Tourism Achiever Award from ATOI 2010 .
  • Business Excellence award from Kerala Market.
  • Best Ayurveda Centre Crystal Award 2005 by Spa Asia Wellness Media, Singapore.
  • International Gold star Millennium Award 2004.
  • Harpers & Queen Travel Awards 2002 for the “Best Ayurvedic Body and Soul Retreat”.
  • Business Excellence State award by Indian Jaycees, International for outstanding person in health tourism.
  • The National Businessmen, Industrialists and Professionals Award by Indian Jaycees, International for his efforts to popularize Ayurveda globally and the innovative tourism projects launched by him.
  • The Rashtriya Rattan Award for Outstanding Services, Achievements and Contributions by Global Economic Council.
  • The Business Excellence Award, by the Global Kerala Festival Committee (NORKA, Tourism India, German Malayalee Association, Bharatiya Vidhya Bhavan London,and Diaspora Indian Association London) at House of Commons, London.
  • Tourism Excellence award by Merchants Association, Kerala.
  • Eco-friendly Tourism Award by Natour, Switzerland for the tourism promotion in India and abroad. Ayurveda Promotions Award by Altrovolo, Italy for the promotion of Ayurveda.
  • Sir George William Award from Y M C A.
  • Rotary fellowship award by Rotary Club.
  • Vinod Ganga Award Winner.
  • The Excellency Award for outstanding performance by Indroyal, ABC Sangamam.

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