HONG KONG – As the Host Partner Venue for the 22nd Annual World Travel Awards (WTA) Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2015, InterContinental Grand Stanford Hong Kong wins Hong Kong’s Leading Business Hotel second year in a row.
The prestigious World Travel Awards Gala Ceremony was attended by Gregory So Kam-Leung, GBS, JP, Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development of the HKSAR Government, and Anthony Lau, Executive Director of the Hong Kong Tourism Board.
Hong Kong was awarded as Asia’s Leading City Break Destination 2015 and Asia’s Leading Meetings & Conference Destination 2015.
“Today at this splendid Gala, I am grateful to see that with its 35 years of history, this hotel is still modern, stylish, and vibrant, bearing the marks of excellence in quality, service and management that echoes with Hong Kong’s service excellence. I must say that this award is the result of collective efforts of my team which I feel proud of,” said Dr. Lui Che-Woo, owner of InterContinental Grand Stanford Hong Kong said, during the night’s acceptance speech.
Dr. Lui Che-Woo was awarded with the “2015 World Travel Awards – Lifetime Achievement Award”, in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the travel and tourism Industry.
General Manager, Mr. Alexander O. Wassermann, also shared his thoughts on the award at the ceremony, “Not only is it a great honour for our hotel to host this prestigious ceremony, we are also extremely proud to be taking home such an esteemed ‘Travel Oscars’ again this year.”
“On behalf of the entire team, I wish to thank all of our business partners, guests and travel professionals from all over the world who voted for us and showed their continued support. This award is a great affirmation of our efforts to provide our guests with memorable experiences as well as outstanding service and facilities. It is also a reflection of our team and owners’ whole-hearted dedication to creating together a ‘Great Hotel Guests Love’.”
World Travel Awards (WTA), ‘the Oscars of the travel industry’, which celebrated its 22nd anniversary this year, are acknowledged across the globe as the ultimate travel accolade rewarding the very best travel organizations worldwide.
Nominations are vetted and inspected by a group of industry experts and votes are cast by professionals working within travel and tourism, making this award one of the most important recognitions InterContinental Grand Stanford Hong Kong could have received. – BusinessNewsAsia.com