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Striving for Greater Heights: One World Hotel Achieves Back-To-Back Distinctions At The International Hotel Awards 2017-2018 & 24th World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia 2017

June 13, 2017 Accolades No Comments Email Email

The 5-star award-winning One World Hotel continues to wear the crown; holding ‘Asia’s Leading Meeting & Conference Hotel’ title at the 24th World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2017 held on Sunday, 4th June 2017 and ‘Best Convention Hotel Malaysia’ award at the Asia Pacific International Hotel Awards 2017-2018 on the 26th May 2017.

It was definitely a night to remember for One World Hotel as the hotel bagged the ‘Asia’s Leading Meeting & Conference Hotel’ title time and again at the 24th World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2017, alongside some of the world’s most iconic brands around the Asia region. Hosted by the Grand Kempinski Hotel Shanghai, the prestigious event was attended by 250 hospitality leaders from across the regions. One World Hotel represented by the hotel owner and director, YBhg Tan Sri Dato’ Teo Chiang Hong brought home the esteemed award and sealed a spot in the Grand Finale scheduled to take place in Vietnam on the 10th December 2017.

World Travel Awards, also known as the ‘Oscars of the travel industry’ was established in 1993 to epitomise achievements recognised globally and celebrate excellence in product and services across the sectors. Winners are selected based on votes by industry experts, travel agents worldwide as well as consumer travellers. It is widely known as one of the leading accolades in the travel and tourism industry where industry’s most elite leaders gather to witness the presentation of the highly-esteemed awards. Each year World Travel Awards covers the globe with a series of regional gala ceremonies staged to acknowledge individual within each key geographical region.

To continue the good news, apart from winning Best Convention Hotel Malaysia, One World Hotel was also granted an International Five Star Standard recognition on the same evening at the elegant International Hotel Awards gala ceremony which took place at The Bangkok Marriott Marquis Queen’s Park on Friday, 26th May 2017. Once again, YBhg Tan Sri Dato’ Teo Chiang Hong accepted the prestigious awards from Mr Stuart Shield, President of The International Property Awards at the ceremony.

The Asia Pacific Hotel Awards is a sought-after global competition, which includes a range of general and specialist categories. Judging was carried out through a detailed process involving an independent panel of 70 industry experts. Regional level champions will be further assessed before competing against other winners from across Asia Pacific, Arabia & Africa, the Americas, the Caribbean, Europe and UK to determine the overall World’s Best hotels.

“I am humbled and grateful to receive both accolades back-to-back within the span of one week and it is indeed a great honour to be the ‘Asia’s Leading Meeting & Conference Hotel’ title-holder for the fourth time. These immense achievements would not have been remotely possible without the hard work and commitment of each of my team member. These awards will also continue to inspire my entire team to strive for nothing less than perfection! From the bottom of my heart, thank you to all our valued guests for your valuable votes, tremendous support and most importantly, for trusting us,” says Tan Sri Teo Chiang Hong.

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