The St. Regis Shanghai Named as 'China 2009 Luxury Hotel Top 10' by HOTELS China Magazine

SHANGHAI, July 10 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- At a recent award ceremony in Beijing, The St. Regis Shanghai was recognized as one of "China 2009 Luxury Hotel Top 10" by HOTELS China Magazine for the second year in a row.

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To select the top hotels in China, HOTELS China uses a very rigorous evaluation process. Within the city of Shanghai, only three hotels were chosen for this list, which is based on an evaluation of a hotel's professional service, hardware facilities and nearby environment, among other numerous factors. Special note is also made for any unique services that a hotel provides. With its legendary 24-hour personal Butler service, private Ladies' Only Floor and overall service culture, The St. Regis Shanghai was once again named among China's top luxury hotels.

"It's a great honor for us to be included in the 'China 2009 Luxury Hotel Top 10'," said The St. Regis Shanghai's General Manager Amanda Elder. "We only achieved this wonderful result through our staff's hard work and incredible efforts. We will continue to do our best to provide our guests with the best possible service, beginning with our unique 24-hour Butler Service and uncompromising service standards."

The 2nd annual HOTELS China "Best Hotels in China" list covers a range of hotels in Greater China including Mainland, Hong Kong and Macau. It takes over half a year for HOTELS China to investigate over 240 of China's leading hotels and resorts and select China's best of the best.

About The St. Regis Shanghai

Situated in the heart of the financial district of Pudong, Shanghai and only minutes away from major cultural and entertainment venues, The St. Regis Shanghai offers a unique first-class luxury experience for upscale travelers visiting Asia's dazzling international metropolis. Understated elegance, highly personalized service and a discreet sense of exclusive privacy await every guest. The hotel is, without doubt, the best the city has to offer.


Combining timeless sophistication with modern luxury, the St. Regis brand is uncompromising in its commitment to excellence. Founded by John Jacob Astor with the landmark St. Regis Hotel, New York over a century ago, St. Regis is known for delivering an unrivaled dimension of luxury, bespoke service and refined elegance at the best addresses in the world. The brand plans to further its legacy globally and will unveil highly anticipated St. Regis properties in Atlanta-Buckhead, Baha Mar, The Bahamas, Bahía Beach, Puerto Rico, Bal Harbour and Deer Crest in North America, and in Buenos Aires, Costa Rica, Mexico City and Punta Mita in Latin America. In Asia, St. Regis has announced plans to open properties in Bali, Bangkok, Jakarta, Lhasa, Macao, Osaka and Tianjin. In the Middle East, St. Regis will expand in Cairo, Doha and Bahrain. Personalized service and amenities, enviable locations and luxuriously localized design are recognized worldwide as hallmarks of the St. Regis experience. For more information on St. Regis Hotels & Resorts, please visit .


Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. is one of the leading hotel and leisure companies in the world with approximately 850 properties in more than 95 countries and 145,000 employees at its owned and managed properties. Starwood(R) Hotels is a fully integrated owner, operator and franchisor of hotels and resorts with the following internationally renowned brands: St. Regis(R), The Luxury Collection(R), Sheraton(R), Westin(R), Four Points(R), W(R), Le Meridien(R) and the recently announced Aloft(SM) and Element(SM) Hotels. Starwood Hotels also owns Starwood Vacation Ownership, Inc., one of the premier developers and operators of high quality vacation interval ownership resorts. For more information, please visit .

Source: Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.
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