Hong Kong, 30 September 2013 – Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts received the coveted title of "Best Business Hotel Brand in Asia-Pacific" for the 12th year running along with eight other prestigious awards at the 2013 Business Traveller Asia-Pacific 22nd Travel Awards ceremony in Hong Kong on Friday, 27 September 2013.
Regarded as one of the travel industry's most anticipated events, the annual Business Traveller Asia-Pacific Readers' Poll surveys readers mainly in Asia Pacific, both frequent business travellers and leisure travellers.
For the second time, the title of "Best Business Hotel in the World" went to Island Shangri-La, Hong Kong, and the hotel was also voted as "Best Business Hotel in Asia Pacific" for the third year in a row. Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore; Shangri-La Hotel, Bangkok; Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur; Futian Shangri-La, Shenzhen; Makati Shangri-La, Manila; and Pudong Shangri-La, East Shanghai each won the "Best Business Hotel" awards in their respective cities.
"We are honoured Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts has been named 'Best Business Hotel Brand' in Asia-Pacific since 2002 and we would like to sincerely thank our guests and the readers of Business Traveller Asia-Pacific for their support and for selecting us 12 years running. We will continue to offer our distinct brand of hospitality from the heart to our guests from around the world," said Greg Dogan, president and chief executive officer of Shangri-La International Hotel Management Ltd.
The results of the 2013 Business Traveller Asia-Pacific Readers' Poll will appear in the magazine's October 2013 issue.
Hong Kong-based Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts, one of the world's premier hotel companies, currently owns and/or manages more than 80 hotels under the Shangri-La brand with a room inventory of over 34,000. 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, Mongolia, Philippines, Qatar, Sri Lanka and United Kingdom. For more information and reservations, please contact a travel professional or access the website at www.shangri-la.com