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ZURICH, Oct 2012

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

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. “We are very proud to be acknowledged for our commited quality customer care and our performance around the globe by all these prestigious awards”, says Meinhard Huck, President Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts. “On top we gained for the first time five World Luxury Hotels Awards, which are given for overall service excellence. This is extremely motivating for our team members as such a success reflects combined effort of a hotel’s entire team.”

World Travel Awards 2012

  • Asia's Leading Luxury Business Hotel Brand - Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts
  • Asia's Leading Luxury City Hotel - Swissôtel The Stamford, Singapore
  • Singapore's Leading Business Hotel - Swissôtel The Stamford, Singapore
  • Thailand's Leading City Hotel - Swissôtel Nai Lert Park, Bangkok
  • China's Leading Business Hotel - Swissôtel Grand Shanghai
  • Europe’s Leading Meetings & Conference Hotel – Swissôtel Zurich
  • Europe’s Leading City Hotel – Swissôtel Krasnye Holmy, Moscow
  • Russia’s Leading Business Hotel – Swissôtel Krasnye Holmy, Moscow
  • Estonia’s Leading Hotel – Swissôtel Tallinn
  • Netherland’s Leading Business Hotel – Swissôtel Amsterdam
  • Turkey’s Leading Conference Hotel – Swissôtel The Bosphorus, Istanbul
  • Peru’s Leading Hotel – Swissôtel Lima
  • Peru’s Leading Business Hotel – Swissôtel Lima

World Luxury Hotels Awards 2012

  • Turkey’s Luxury Hotel – Swissôtel The Bosphorus, Istanbul
  • Russia’s Luxury Hotel & Conference Centre – Swissôtel Krasnye Holmy, Moscow
  • Europe’s Luxury City Hotel – Swissôtel Bremen
  • The Americas Luxury City Hotel - Swissôtel Lima
  • Singapore’s Luxury City Hotel – Swissôtel The Stamford, Singapore 

To round off these accolades six deluxe Swissôtels were just recently voted among the best hotels worldwide in the prestigious “Reader’s Choice Awards 2012” by 46’000 readers of the Condé Nast

Traveler magazine:

  • Top 25 US-Hotels in the Midwest – Swissôtel Chicago
  • Top 20 Hotels in South America – Swissôtel Lima
  • Top 25 Hotels in Northern Europe – Swissôtel Tallinn and Swissôtel Berlin
  • Top 10 hotels in Eastern Europe – Swissôtel Grand Efes, Izmir and Swissôtel The Bosphorus, Istanbul

Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts

Swissotel 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 102 hotels and resorts worldwide under the Raffles, Fairmont and Swissotel brands. The company also manages Fairmont and Raffles branded Residences, Estates and luxury private residence club properties.