25 February 2013
Now Travel Asia magazine, a popular regional magazine than spans five Asian countries, has awarded Shangri-La’s Rasa Sayang Resort and Spa, Penang with a travel-related awards. The magazine is owned by Now Travel Asia Co. Ltd., based in Thailand.
Shangri-La’s Rasa Sayang Resort and Spa, Penang was named “Asia’s Top Leisure 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.
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.