Kuala Lumpur, 25 March 2014 – Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur has earned the double honour of being ranked the best hotel in Kuala Lumpur as well as named among the world’s best hotels in the 2014 T+L 500 list.
The T+L 500 list is an annual Travel + Leisure magazine compilation of the world’s best 500 hotels. It represents the hotels with the highest overall scores from the magazine’s 2013 World’s Best Awards readers’ survey. This survey is taken and voted on by the magazine’s experts and their opinionated readers. The result of the survey serves as a benchmark for choice traveller accommodations for the year.
“We are honoured and proud to have been voted by the experts and readers of Travel + Leisure to be the best hotel in Kuala Lumpur and listed in the T+L 500 World’s Best Hotels list for 2014,” said Mr Manfred Weber, General Manager of the Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur. “It is the dedication and hard work of the staff that has contributed to the hotel’s success. We look forward to giving our guests the signature Shangri-La experience and maintaining the position of Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur as the preferred hotel choice,” he said.
Travel + Leisure magazine has a large, and affluent readership and is regularly solicited for information regarding emerging travel trends by major media networks such as CNN, NBC, CBS and ABC.
Hong Kong-based Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts currently operates over 95 hotels with a room inventory of over 40,000. 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 mainland China, Cambodia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Saudi Arabia and Sri Lanka. For more information, please visit www.shangri-la.com