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Makati Shangri-La, Manila Receives International Accolades to Start the Year

Makati Shangri-La, Manila Receives International Accolades to Start the Year

Makati Shangri-La, Manila is proud to announce its recent accolades for the first quarter of 2014 from international publications such as Travel + Leisure and DestinAsian magazines, and online travel portal TripAdvisor.

In Travel + Leisure magazine’s 500 Best Hotels in the World, Makati Shangri-La, Manila has once again made it to the annual list, making this the fifth year since the hotel has received this prestigious accolade in 2010. This annual list determines the best hotels and resorts in the world, as the result of a survey done to thousands of Travel + Leisure’s well-traveled readers. Other Philippine Shangri-La resorts that have made it to this year’s T+L’s 500 Best Hotels are Shangri-La’s Mactan Resort and Spa, Cebu and Shangri-La’s Boracay Resort and Spa.

For the fifth year in a row, Makati Shangri-La, Manila has been voted as the Best Hotel in Manila in DestinAsian magazine’s Readers’ Choice Awards 2014. DestinAsian magazine is a quality travel and lifestyle publication for the Asia Pacific region’s smart, sophisticated travellers. Joining Makati Shangri-La, Manila in DestinAsian’s list this year are Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Shangri-La Hotel, Beijing and Pudong Shangri-La, East Shanghai. Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts has also been voted as the Best Hotel Chain in Asia Pacific.

TripAdvisor is an online travel community and said to be the largest travel website that helps travellers plan a perfect trip through trusted advice on a wide variety of travel choices and planning features from real travellers. This is the second year that Makati Shangri-La has been given the distinction of the Traveller’s Choice Award. This year, less than 1% of all accommodations listed on TripAdvisor received this award.

“Makati Shangri-La, Manila constantly strives for excellence in service and hospitality amidst a highly competitive landscape,” area manager/general manager Alain Borgers said. “It is humbling and refreshing to know that Makati Shangri-La continues to be hailed as the top hotel in the city. We, at Makati Shangri-La, take this as an opportunity to become even better at what we do and exceed our own expectations.”

To book a room at Makati Shangri-La, Manila, call Room Reservations at (63 2) 813 8888 or e-mail Alternatively, you may book online through

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