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One World Hotel Surges Forward: Establishment Wins Asia’s Leading Conference Hotel At 20th World Travel Awards 2013

October 18, 2013 Accolades No Comments Email Email

October 1st 2013 marked a special and historical day for One World Hotel as it is the hotel winning debut as well as the first hotel in Malaysia to win a distinguished international award at the World Travel Awards.

WTAgroupOne World Hotel bagged the Asia’s Leading Conference Hotel 2013 award, triumphed over nine established rivals in the industry at the recent 20th World Travel Awards Asia and Australasia 2013 held in Dubai. During the ceremony, travel, tourism and hospitality organisations from 40 countries received prestigious accolades in various categories.

Mr Graham Cook, President and Founder of World Travel Awards presented the award to the hotel’s Director, Dato’ Teo Chiang Hong and general manager, Mr Ho Hoy Sum.  World Travel Awards, also known as the ‘Oscars of the travel industry’ was established in 1993 to epitomise achievement, recognised globally and celebrate excellence in product and services across the WTA2sectors. On 30th November 2013, One World Hotel will be competing at the Grand Final hosted by the luxurious La Cigala Hotel in Doha, Qatar, against other regional winners from across the globe, namely Africa, the Caribbean, Central America, Europe, Indian Ocean, Middle East, North America and South America to be named the World’s Best.

Winners are selected based on votes by industry experts, travel agents worldwide as well as consumer travellers. It is therefore making winning this highly reputable award more momentous as they are testaments of the hotel’s service excellence; providing a reliable and respected indication of standards to prospective guests when deciding where to stay on leisure and business trips.

“It has been a fantastic year for us, and One World Hotel is indeed very proud and honoured to be the first independent and Malaysian-managed 5 star hotel in World Travel Awards’ history to receive such a prestigious award. Adding another feather in the cap for us, this success will definitely further boost the hotel’s position in the industry especially in MICE segment as well as in the international level and being on par with the international chain hotels,” says Mr Ho Hoy Sum, the hotel’s general manager.

“Thank you to those who have voted for us. This award would not have happened without the team’s constant hard work, team work, dedication and commitment to ensure that the highest standards of service and luxury hospitality are consistently delivered to satisfy our guests’ needs and expectations,” added Ho Hoy Sum.

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