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Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts Named Best Business Hotel Brand in Asia-Pacific for 12th Year in a Row

2012-09-28 22:30 4422

Shangri-La receives six other accolades at the 2012 Business Traveller Asia-Pacific Travel Awards

HONG KONG, Sept. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts, Asia Pacific's leading luxury hotel group, received the highly coveted title of Best Business Hotel Brand in Asia-Pacific plus six other titles at the 2012 Business Traveller Asia-Pacific's 21st Travel Awards.

Regarded as one of the travel industry's most anticipated events, the Business Traveller Asia-Pacific Readers' Poll is held annually, surveying its readers mainly in Asia Pacific, both frequent business and leisure travellers. 

For the 12th consecutive year, the title of Best Business Hotel in the World went to Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore, and the title of Best Business Hotel in Manila went to Makati Shangri-La, Manila. Island Shangri-La, Hong Kong won Best Business Hotel in Asia Pacific and in Hong Kong; Futian Shangri-La, Shenzhen and Pudong Shangri-La, East Shanghai each won the Best Business Hotel awards in their respective cities.

"We are honoured and delighted that Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts has been named Best Business Hotel Brand in Asia-Pacific for the 12th year running and we would like to sincerely thank our guests and the readers of Business Traveller for their support.  We will continue to offer our distinct brand of hospitality from the heart to guests from all around the world," said Greg Dogan, president and chief executive officer of Shangri-La International Hotel Management Ltd.

The results of the 2012 Business Traveller Asia-Pacific Readers' Poll will be published in the October 2012 edition of the magazine.

Hong Kong-based Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts, one of the world's premier hotel companies, currently owns and/or manages 74 hotels under the Shangri-La, Kerry and Traders brands, with a room inventory of over 30,000.  Over four decades the group has established its brand hallmark of 'hospitality from the heart.'  The group has a substantial development pipeline with upcoming projects in mainland China, India, Malaysia, Mongolia, Philippines, Qatar, Sri Lanka, Turkey and United Kingdom.  For more information and reservations, please contact a travel professional or access the website at www.shangri-la.com.

Horizon Club Reception - Island Shangri-La, Hong Kong
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Main Lobby - Makati Shangri-La, Manila
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Garden Wing, Koi Pond - Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore
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PRESS CONTACT:

Lori Lincoln
Director of Corporate Communications
Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts
Tel: (852) 2599 3323
Fax: (852) 2599 3000
E-mail: lori.lincoln@shangri-la.com
Website: www.shangri-la.com

For digitised pictures of the group's hotels, please go to http://www.shangri-la.com/imagelibrary.

Source: Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts
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