Swissôtel wins “Asia’s leading business hotel brand” award
Receiving the distinction “Asia’s Leading Business Hotel Brand” at the World Travel Awards was the crowning moment for Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts following a flurry of awards over the last few weeks.
The international hotel chain of Swiss origin has been honoured around the globe with a raft of prestigious awards, including no less than seven World Travel Awards.
As well as the accolade “Asia’s Leading Business Hotel Brand” for the hotel chain as a whole, the following deluxe hotels were also singled out for recognition at the World Travel Awards: Swissôtel Tallinn as Estonia’s leading hotel, Swissôtel Krasnye Holmy, Moscow, as Russia’s leading hotel, Swissôtel Nankai, Osaka, as Japan’s leading business hotel, Swissôtel Grand Shanghai as China’s leading business hotel and Swissôtel The Stamford, Singapore, as Asia’s and Singapore’s leading city hotel.
“The World Travel Awards, which are based on an independent survey of 183,000 travel and tourism professionals, are the travel industry’s equivalent of the Oscars, and we are absolutely delighted to have received these important awards”, commented Meinhard Huck, President Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts. “They confirm our slogan “A Passion for Perfection”, being lived throughout Swissôtels worldwide.”
In addition to the World Travel Awards, Swissôtel The Stamford, Singapore, was recently named as the winner of the TTG Asia Award for best business hotel and received on top the World Luxury Hotel Award, Swissôtel Krasnye Holmy, Moscow received the Russian Business Travel and MICE Award as Moscow’s most dynamic conference hotel, Swissôtel Chicago took the American Pinnacle Award for successful meetings, while Swissôtel The Howard, London, was the proud winner of the British Baking Industry innovation award.
Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts have already been nominated for the German Design Prize 2010, to be awarded early next year.
Judges referred to consistent, unparalleled quality of service year after year, attractive, modern design and generous Swiss hospitality are the ingredients that combine to make Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts a success in 16 countries on five continents.
Picture shows: Regional VP Asia-Pacific, Aiden McAuley (second from right), receiving the World Travel Award for Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts as Asia’s Best Leading Business Hotel Brand.