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Double Celebration For Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur

Double Celebration For Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur, 1 October 2013 - It’s a double celebration for the Shangri-La Hotel Kuala Lumpur, winning two prestigious awards in just a short time.
Most recently the Hotel was named the Best Business Hotel in Kuala Lumpur in the Business Traveller Asia-Pacific Awards 2013, in recognition of its impeccable services and excellent facilities.

The award was based on votes received in an independent poll among frequent travellers in the region who are readers of Business Traveller Asia-Pacific.

Shortly before that the Hotel was also proud and happy to receive the Hotel of the Year 2012 Award by the Shangri-La Hotel and Resorts Group.

This award was based on several criteria, at the top of which were business results. For this the Shangri-La Hotel exceeded the target by 11.42 %, out-performing its seven competitiors.

Lothar Nessman, Vice-President and General Manager of the Shangri-La Hotel Kuala Lumpur, attributed winning the two awards to the tireless effort, dedication and teamwork of the staff.

“We also wish to thank the readers of Business Traveller Asia-Pacific for according us this honour of being the Best Business Hotel in Kuala Lumpur,” said Mr Nessmann.

Photo Caption:
The management and staff of the Shangri-La Hotel Kuala Lumpur showing their delight at winning the Best Business Hotel in Kuala Lumpur award, and being named Hotel of the Year 2012. Leading the team is Mr. Lothar Nessmann, Vice President/General Manager (in suit), standing on the far right holding the banner.

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, Qatar, 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, mainland China, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia and Saudi Arabia. For more information, please visit

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