Shangri-La named Best Business Hotel Brand in Asia-Pacific
HONG KONG - Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts has been voted Best Business Hotel Brand in Asia Pacific for the eleventh consecutive year and won a total of eight awards in Business Traveller Asia-Pacific
HONG KONG – Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts has been voted Best Business Hotel Brand in Asia Pacific for the eleventh consecutive year and won a total of eight awards in Business Traveller Asia-Pacific magazine’s 2011 Readers’ Poll. The awards were presented during a special luncheon on 9 September in Hong Kong.
The Best Business Hotel in the World title was given to Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore for the eleventh consecutive year from 2001 to 2011 and the hotel was also voted Best Business Hotel in Singapore. Island Shangri-La won Best Business Hotel in Asia Pacific and in Hong Kong; Makati Shangri-La, Manila; Shangri-La, Bangkok and Pudong Shangri-La, Shanghai each won the Best Business Hotel awards in their cities respectively.
The poll was conducted among the magazine’s frequent traveller subscribers based mainly in the Asia-Pacific region. Results will be published in the October 2011 issue of Business Traveller Asia-Pacific.
“We are very honoured to be recognised as the top Asia-Pacific business hotel brand by Business Traveller Asia-Pacific’s readers, and particularly to have received this accolade eleven years in a row. We consider this award an affirmation of the strength of Shangri-La brand as there is no better recognition than by the readers of the magazine who are among the most knowledgeable, experienced and committed travellers in the region,” said Greg Dogan, president and chief executive officer.
Hong Kong-based Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts currently owns and/or manages 72 hotels under the Shangri-La, Kerry and Traders brands with a rooms inventory of over 30,000. Shangri-La hotels are five-star deluxe properties featuring extensive luxury facilities and services. Shangri-La hotels are located in Australia, Canada, mainland China, Fiji, France, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Maldives, Philippines, Singapore, Sultanate of Oman, Taiwan, Thailand and the United Arab Emirates. The group has a substantial development pipeline with upcoming projects in Canada, mainland China, India, Malaysia, Mongolia, Philippines, Qatar, Russia, Sri Lanka, Turkey and United Kingdom.