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Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa Kota Kinabalu Wins 2016 TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice Award for Hotels

Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, 27 January 2016 - Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa, Kota Kinabalu today announced that it has been recognised as winner of the 2016 TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice Awards for Hotels, ranking in the Top 1 per cent hotels in the world. The award is an honour given by TripAdvisor based on the reviews and opinions of the travel website.
The hallmarks of Travellers' Choice winners are remarkable service, quality and value. For the 14th year, TripAdvisor has highlighted the world's top properties based on the millions of reviews and opinions collected in a single year from travellers around the globe. Winners were identified in the categories of Top Hotels, Bargain, B&Bs and Inns, Luxury, Service and Small Hotels.
"We would like to congratulate the properties that have won Travellers' Choice Hotel awards, " said Barbara Messing, chief marketing officer for TripAdvisor. "As travellers consider where to book their next trip, they should be sure to check out these award-winners that have already delighted millions of members of the TripAdvisor community."
"The resort was recently rated as No. #1 in Kota Kinabalu on TripAdvisor and we are grateful to our guests for giving us the opportunity to shine on the global platform. Your wonderful responses are greatly appreciated and we look forward to continuing to provide all our customers with exemplary five-star service coupled with Sabahan hospitality from a heart-warming family," said Andrew den Oudsten, general manager of Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa, Kota Kinabalu.

Hong Kong-based Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts currently operates over 100 hotels with a room inventory of over 41,000. 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, Maldives, Mauritius, Mongolia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Sultanate of Oman, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom. The group has a substantial development pipeline with upcoming projects in Australia, Bahrain, mainland China, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia and Saudi Arabia. For more information, visit

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