Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur was announced the winner of the “Best City Hotel” category by the Expatriate Lifestyle magazine during the recent “Best of Malaysia Awards 2012” ceremony. The hotel was also honoured with three “Excellence Awards,” namely the “Best Business Hotel,” the “Best Hotel Restaurant” for Lafite and the “Best Hotel Bar” for Arthur’s Bar and Grill.
“We are extremely delighted to have won such prestigious awards from Expatriate Lifestyle and we will continue to deliver top-notch service to our guests, thus becoming one of the top choices for city hotels among travellers and tourists,” said Lothar Nessmann, the vice president and general manager of Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur. In addition, sister properties were also winners at the event, with Golden Sands Resort, Penang receiving the “Best Family Stay Award,” Skybar at Traders Hotel, Kuala Lumpur the “Best Hotel Bar Award” and Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa, Kota Kinabalu the “Best Beach Resort Award.”
The winners of the Expatriate Lifestyle’s “Best of Malaysia Awards” were based on more than 70,000 votes cast through online voting at www.expatriatelifestyle.com by readers of the Expatriate Lifestyle magazine as well as the public community over the course of 10 weeks, and included evaluation of the individual property’s product, facilities and services offered to its guests.
Hong Kong-based Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts currently owns and/or manages more than 80 hotels under the Shangri-La brand with a room inventory of over 34,000. 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, Philippines, Singapore, Sultanate of Oman, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey and the United Arab Emirates. The group has a substantial development pipeline with upcoming projects in mainland China, India, Mongolia, Myanmar, Philippines, Qatar, Sri Lanka and United Kingdom. For more information and reservations, please contact a travel professional or access the website at www.shangri-la.com