Press Release

Press Release

Shangri-La Hotel, Tokyo Named Best Hotel In The World By Institutional Investor

Shangri-La Hotel, Tokyo has been named the best hotel in the world by Institutional Investor, topping their list of the World's Best Hotels. Island Shangri-La, Hong Kong also placed within the top 100 and Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney was named the best hotel in its city.

"We are honoured to receive this recognition from the discerning readers of Institutional Investor, who spend many nights on the road and truly experience the best hotels in the world," said Jens Moesker, general manager of Shangri-La Hotel, Tokyo.

Established in 1967, Institutional Investor is among the world's foremost financial publications.  The magazine's 2013 hotel rankings are based on a survey of 208 senior financial executives from 44 countries who spend an average of 40 nights per year in hotels.

About Shangri-La Hotel Tokyo
The 200-room Shangri-La Hotel, Tokyo opened on 2 March 2009 as Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts' first property in Japan.  The hotel occupies the top 11 floors of the 37-floor, mixed-use Marunouchi Trust Tower Main building, located adjacent and with direct access to Tokyo Station, which serves as the terminus of the Shinkansen bullet train network that extends nationwide, as well as the city's railway hub that connects local train and subway lines with regional services.  The hotel's dining facilities include Piacere, a signature Italian restaurant; Nadaman, which serves authentic Japanese Kaiseki cuisine; and The Lobby Lounge.  CHI, The Spa at Shangri-La features ancient Chinese healing therapies and is the first CHI spa to open in Japan.  CHI offers six treatment rooms that are the largest self-contained spa suites in Tokyo.

Hong Kong-based Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts, one of the world's premier hotel companies, currently owns and/or manages more than 85 hotels under the Shangri-La brand with a room inventory of over 36,000. 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, Cambodia, India, Mongolia, Myanmar, Philippines, Qatar and Sri Lanka. For more information and reservations, please contact a travel professional or access the website at www.shangri-la.com.