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2010 Asia Hotel Forum’s Fifth China Hotel Starlight Awards

Shangri-La Hotel, Ningbo wins Best Newly Open Hotel of China Award

Shangri-La Hotel, Ningbo was presented with the Best Newly Open Hotel of China Award at the 2010 Asia Hotel Forum’s Fifth China Hotel Starlight Awards Presentation Ceremony.

As the “Oscar Awards” of the China hospitality industry, the China Hotel Starlight Awards was conceived to recognise the achievements of excellent hotels and hoteliers of China. Award winners were selected by a group of hotel veterans, members of the Asia Hotel Forum’s Advisory Committee, recommendations and nominations from members of the industry and online voting by the public.

“We are extremely honoured to have been recognised by fellow members of the industry and our guests as the Best Newly Open Hotel of China. Shangri-La Hotel, Ningbo opened its doors for business only in August 2009 and within a matter of seven months, our hotel has won this prestigious award. It is very encouraging and this further strengthens our motivation to continually foster strong relations with our guests and to showcase and deliver our legendary hospitality,” said Lim Boon Kwee, General Manager of Shangri-La Hotel, Ningbo.

Situated at the confluence of three rivers, Shangri-La Hotel, Ningbo is the largest five-star conference accommodation property in the city. Located just minutes away from the city’s main shopping hub, Tianyi Square, the 563-room hotel offers lifestyle and business conveniences to facilitate all travellers’ needs. The hotel offers health and leisure facilities, restaurants and bars, executive accommodation and Horizon Club privileges, as well as meeting facilities spanning 5,000 square metres, wireless connectivity, support services at the well-equipped business centre and fully furnished private office spaces.

Guest facilities include the exclusive members-only Health Club, a fully equipped gymnasium, two tennis courts, indoor heated swimming pool, jacuzzi and the 1,000-square-metre spa with nine private treatment rooms.

Hong Kong-based Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts currently owns and/or manages 66 hotels under the Shangri-La and Traders brands with a rooms inventory of over 30,000. Shangri-La hotels are five-star deluxe properties featuring extensive luxury facilities and services. Shangri-La hotels are located in Australia, Canada, mainland China, Fiji, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Maldives, Philippines, Singapore, Sultanate of Oman, Taiwan, Thailand and the United Arab Emirates. The group has over 40 projects under development in Austria, Canada, mainland China, France, India, Macau, Malaysia, Philippines, Russia, Qatar, Seychelles and United Kingdom.

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