Now Travel Asia magazine, a popular regional magazine than spans five Asian countries, has awarded
Golden Sands Resort, Penang with a travel-related award. The magazine is owned by Now Travel Asia
Co. Ltd., based in Thailand.
Golden Sands Resort, Penang garnered the title of “Asia’s Top Beach Hotel ” in the annual “Travel Asia
Top of Asia Awards” for 2012.
The awards were given in recognition of the resort’s outstanding contribution to Asia’s hospitality and travel
industry and for creating outstanding staying experiences to guests worldwide. In addition, Golden Sands
Resort, Penang received the “Excellence in Hotel Services” and “Best Cuisine in a Relaxed, Tropical Environment” awards.
Now Travel Asia magazine has a printed circulation of 50,000 copies in several Asian countries and an online website hit of over 300,000 views a month. The awards are designed to recognise hotels and resorts in the hospitality fraternity who have contributed significantly to the success of Asia’s travel industry. The voting results are based on an online survey, voting by magazine subscribers and editorial nomination.
Hong Kong-based Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts currently owns and/or manages 78 hotels under the Shangri-La, Kerry and Traders brands with a room inventory of over 32,000. Shangri-La hotels are five-star deluxe properties featuring extensive luxury facilities and services. Shangri-La hotels are located in Australia, Canada, mainland China, Fiji, France, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, the Maldives, the Philippines, Singapore, the Sultanate of Oman, Taiwan, Thailand and the United Arab Emirates. The group has a substantial development pipeline with upcoming projects in mainland China, India, Malaysia, Mongolia, the Philippines, Qatar, Sri Lanka, Turkey and the United Kingdom. For more information and reservations, please contact a travel professional or access the website at www.shangri-la.com.