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Monday, October 18, 2010

Swissôtel The Stamford Wins Double "Oscars" At The World Travel Awards


Swissôtel The Stamford was crowned Asia's Leading City Hotel and Singapore's Leading Business Hotel at the prestigious World Travel Awards held last week in Delhi, India. With these wins, Singapore's towering icon of world-class hospitality has more cause for celebration as it attains several international awards in a year that commemorates the 30th anniversary of Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts.

The hotel recently garnered two other prestigious international awards of excellence - Asia Pacific's "Best Business Hotel" in the BT-MICE Awards Category of the 21st TTG Travel Awards 2010, its second consecutive win, as well as the Luxury Hotel & Conference Centre (Global Winner) award and Overall Winner in the World Luxury Hotel Awards 2010.

The World Travel Awards is widely regarded as the ultimate accolade for the travel and hospitality industry. Founded in 1993, the World Travel Awards has been described by the Wall Street Journal as the 'Oscars' of the travel and tourism industry, and the foremost recognition and acknowledgement of excellence in products and services worldwide. An estimated 185,000 industry professionals from travel agencies, tour and transport companies and tourism organisations from all around the world participated in the voting process that
determined this year's winners.

"These two new awards are resounding tributes to Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts' 30th Anniversary celebration as one of the world's leading hotel groups. The accolades are a testament of Swissôtel The Stamford's unwavering pursuit of excellence in every facet of the signature service that we extend to both business and leisure travellers, and an affirmation of our credo 'A Passion for Perfection'. We are proud and privileged to have received these recognitions," said Mr Aiden McAuley, General Manager of Swissôtel The Stamford and Regional Vice-President, Asia-Pacific, Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts.

"The critical mass of awards that we have received over the two weeks are the apex of what has so far been a truly memorable year. Our sincere appreciation and gratitude to our valued guests, corporate partners and colleagues, and those who voted for us, and have made this remarkable achievement possible," he added.

Renowned for hosting significant international business events, Swissôtel The Stamford hosted the following in the past year alone: the Interpol General Assembly; the APEC Leaders Meeting and APEC CEO Summit; Global Entrepolis @ Singapore; the Aviation Leadership Summit for Singapore Airshow and Events; CommunicAsia 2010 - Ministers' Conference, and the first Soccerex Asian Forum.


Swissôtel The Stamford, Singapore
(www.swissotel.com/singapore-stamford) Conveniently located in the heart of Singapore, Swissôtel The Stamford is a deluxe hotel that boasts a prime Singapore location amid the diversions of the Raffles City shopping complex, just 20 minutes away from Singapore Changi International Airport. Southeast Asia's tallest hotel, Swissôtel The Stamford offers a luxurious range of 1,261 guest rooms and suites with a wealth of amenities, as well as panoramic views of Singapore, Malaysia and parts of Indonesia.

It also boasts an impressive array of 16 restaurants and bars, including the Equinox Complex, Singapore's most exciting dining and entertainment complex. The hotel also houses the 70,000sqft Raffles City Convention Centre; comprising 27 meeting venues with technologically advanced business facilities and services.

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