Towering Above All Others: One World Hotel Grabs Awards At The 23rd World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia 2016 And The Haute Grandeur Global Hotel Awards
The 5-star award-winning One World Hotel once again is overwhelmed and excited to be celebrating two wins within a week at two separate glitzy ceremonies across two continents; The 23rd World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2016 in Vietnam and the inaugural Haute Grandeur Global Hotel Awards in the United Arab Emirates respectively.
One World Hotel, represented by the hotel director, YBHG Tan Sri Teo Chiang Hong took home the Asia’s Leading Meeting & Conference Hotel for the third time on the 15th October 2016 at the World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2016, hosted by the InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort. Despite intense competition from 10 other renowned establishments in Asia, the hotel walked away with the prestigious award, and clinched a spot in the Grand Finale scheduled to take place on the 2nd of December 2016 in the ‘Paradise on Earth’, The Maldives. The event was attended by 200 hospitality leaders from across the regions.
World Travel Awards was established in 1993 to epitomise outstanding achievements as well as celebrating excellence across all sectors of the tourism industry. 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.
The winners are selected based upon votes received from thousands of travel and tourism industry professionals and consumers in which the voting process is online and in a year-long campaign.
Last week, on the 20th October 2016, YBhg Tan Sri Teo Chiang Hong was onsite at The Haute Grandeur Global Hotel Awards Gala Ceremony to accept two debut awards; Best Convention Hotel (in the Continent level) and Best Eco-Friendly Hotel (in the Country level). The glamorous black-tie event took place at the magnificent Fairmont Bab Al Bahr in Abu Dhabi.
The Haute Grandeur Global Hotel Awards celebrate the very best in hospitality experts across 7 continents, 172 countries and 94 categories. Some of the world’s top global luxury hotel and resort brands competed for the most-sought after accolade in overall excellence and greatest contribution to the industry over the past year. Association with Haute Grandeur ensures participating establishments are perceived as the benchmark in the industry. Winners are selected through a rigorous rating process, taking various factors into account; rooms, food, service, overall hotel facilities, bar and beverages, price, Internet, location, ambience, grounds, wellness area, efficiency, social responsibility and environmental participation.
“We are honoured to be bestowed with these accolades for they are acknowledgement of our hallmark of quality in the travel and hospitality industry internationally. These awards are great affirmation of our continued commitment to sustainable business practices in retaining our position as a leading hotel, made possible by the team’s collective efforts. Working hard together as a team with one vision is truly a rewarding effort in the end,” says Ho Hoy Sum, the hotel’s general manager.
“On behalf of the entire team, I would like to express our sincere appreciation to all our valued guests, esteemed business partners and supporters for voting and believing in us. We vow to continue our endeavour to lift the One World experience to greater heights,” added Ho.