On 19 November 2013, Traders Upper East Hotel, Beijing received the 8th International Hotel Platinum Award – Top Ten City Charm Hotels at the 8th International Hotel Forum and Awarding Ceremony held in Mount Huang (in Anhui Province).
Many experts from High-end Hotel Investment Developers, International Hotel Group and Domestic Hotel Group were invited to participate in the ceremony. All candidates went through online voting, media voting and evaluation by the assessment committee. Finally, the winners for the International Hotel Platinum Dominates Award were selected based on a comprehensive assessment of the number of votes and the candidates’ influence on and contribution to society.
The Ministry of Culture of the People’s Republic of China, the Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China, the State Administration of Radio, Film and Television and the General Administration of Press and Publications of the People’s Republic of China hosted the forum. Nearly 500 attendees from the China National Tourism Administration, hotel industry associations at national and provincial levels, high-grade hotels, hotel suppliers and the media were present.
The Platinum Award is one of the highest awards in the hospitality industry in China. It is authorised by the International Tourism Federation to honour the most outstanding hotel and individual of the year.
Traders Upper East Hotel, Beijing by Shangri-La Hotel Management Group was designed by BOFILLE, an architect from Barcelona. Guests walking through the main entrance in summer will be astounded by the cool marbled space, soaring ceilings and vast walls of glass overlooking tropical landscaped greenery and water features designed to please the eyes and take one’s mind away from the hubbub of city life. With fountains, gravel paths, a wooden bridge joining the hotel lobby and garden directly and patches of grass and trees, the garden presents an undisturbed and harmonious paradise for all event delegations.
“We are very delighted and honoured that Traders Upper East Hotel, Beijing has been recognised,” said Mr. Raymond Teo, the hotel’s general manager. ‘This was achieved with the dedication and the hard work of our staff and support from our honourable guests and all friends. We will continue not just to deliver our services and standards, but also to exceed the expectations of our guests.”