Raffles Hotel Singapore

Raffles Hotel Singapore Honoured "Best Hotel in Asia" for Fifth Year


Singapore -- (ReleaseWire) -- 06/20/2012 -- Raffles Hotel Singapore celebrated her fifth year of being named Best Hotel in Asia in the ULTRA - Ultimate Luxury Travel Related Award, at the ceremony held at a luncheon in London, United Kingdom on 15 May 2012.

For over a century, countless travellers from all around the world have made Raffles Hotel their home away from home and this Singapore Hotel (http://www.raffles.com/singapore/) has delighted them with an unparalleled level of service excellence as a luxury Singapore hotel (http://www.raffles.com/singapore/suites-and-rooms/presidential-suites/) and many memorable experiences.

Mr Pierre Jochem, General Manager of Raffles Hotel and Regional Vice President of Operations Asia Pacific, Raffles Hotels & Resorts, said, “We are deeply honoured to be recognized as the Best Hotel in Asia for the fifth year. This is an acknowledgement of Raffles Hotel’s pursuit of excellence, providing personalised service with passion, anticipating the needs of the guests and offering an oasis for the well travelled. We wish to thank the readers of Ultratravel magazine for voting for Raffles Hotel once again.”

Organised by the Daily Telegraph’s luxury travel magazine Ultratravel, the Ultratravel 100 award is the result of an extensive consumer-driven survey into the very best in modern luxury travel and consolidates readers’ favourite travel partners worldwide including leading airlines, resorts, hotels and travel companies in 20 ultimate luxury travel categories.

With over 500,000 in circulation, Ultratravel, published by The Daily Telegraph, is an acclaimed luxury travel publication that is referred to by industry peers and consumers for inspiring travel ideas and sojourns.

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About Raffles Hotels & Resorts
Raffles Hotels & Resorts is an award-winning, luxury international hotel company with a history dating back to 1887 with the opening of Raffles Hotel, Singapore. The portfolio currently comprises nine luxurious properties, from secluded resorts to chic hotels in key locations around the world: in Singapore, Cambodia, China, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Seychelles and Paris. The company is embarking on a new phase of expansion, with openings in the Maldives, Indonesia, the Philippines, China and Turkey scheduled over the next two years.

With a compelling mix of cultures and styles, every hotel in the Raffles family has its own individual personality, with its own story to tell and its own sense of place. However, each one is proud to draw on the original Raffles tradition of delivering thoughtful, personal and discreet service to well-travelled guests.

Raffles Hotels & Resorts is owned by FRHI Holdings Ltd, a leading global hotel company with 98 hotels and resorts worldwide under the Raffles, Fairmont and Swissôtel brands. The company also manages Fairmont and Raffles branded residences, estates and luxury private residence club properties. http://www.raffles.com