A FLURRY OF AWARDS FOR SWISSÔTEL HOTELS & RESORTS: EIGHT WORLD TRAVEL AWARDS AND A WORLD

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ZURICH, Oct 2011

Receiving eight World Travel Awards, among them the distinction “Asia’s Leading Business Hotel Brand” as well as one of the prestigious World Luxury Hotel Awards crowns again this year’s success of Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts. The international hotel chain of Swiss origin has been honoured around the globe with numerous awards for combining generous Swiss hospitality with high level service in a modern and stylish design.

Apart from the accolade “Asia’s Leading Business Hotel Brand” for the hotel chain as a whole, the following deluxe hotels were also singled out for recognition at the World Travel Awards: Swissôtel Krasnye Holmy Moscow as Europe’s Leading City Hotel as well as Russia’s Leading Business Hotel, Swissôtel Amsterdam as the Netherlands Leading Business Hotel, Swissôtel Nai Lert Park Bangkok as Thailand’s Leading City Resort, Swissôtel Grand Shanghai as China’s Leading Business Hotel, Swissôtel The Stamford, Singapore as Singapore’s Leading Business Hotel and Swissôtel Lima as Peru’s Leading Business Hotel.

“Based on an independent survey of around 200,000 travel and tourism professionals, the World Travel Awards are the travel industry’s equivalent of the Oscars, and we are absolutely delighted to have received these important awards”, commented Meinhard Huck, President Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts. “They confirm our passion for high level quality service full of charm and efficiency in a fabulous atmosphere.”

In addition to the World Travel Awards, Swissôtel The Bosphorus, Istanbul, was recently singled out as the winner at the World Luxury Hotel Awards and received a trophee as Turkey’s Luxury Hotel 2011.

Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts

Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts is an award winning and distinctive group of deluxe hotels, combining renowned Swiss hospitality with contemporary design, personalised service, charm and efficiency. Located in popular gateway destinations and city centres, the hotels provide convenient access to business and shopping districts. The group's Swiss heritage ensures organisational competence, attention to detail, safety and a superlative guest experience.

The international hotel chain is owned by FRHI Holdings Limited, a leading global hotel company with 101 hotels and resorts worldwide under the Raffles, Fairmont and Swissôtel brands. The company also manages Fairmont and Raffles branded Residences, Estates and luxury private residence club properties.