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17 November 2009 - FINCHANNEL.COM

Hilton Beijing Wangfujing sparkled at the recent World Travel Awards Grand Final 2009 organized by the World Travel Award Organization.

Winning no less than four awards, Hilton Beijing Wangfujing walked away with World’s Leading Lifestyle Hotel for the second year in a row plus three regional awards - Asia's Leading City Resort, Asia's Leading Lifestyle Hotel, and China's Leading City Resort.

"Over 167,000 global travel professionals from over 160 countries voted for their favorites at this year’s prestigious annual event, which acknowledges, rewards and celebrates outstanding achievement in all sectors of the global travel industry," Hilton Hotels reported.

Nils-Arne Schroeder, General Manager of Hilton Beijing Wangfujing remarked, “We are truly honored to receive all four awards. We deeply appreciate the recognition given by the industry experts of our outstanding property, top-class food & beverage concepts and exceptional services. With winning the World’s Lifestyle Award for the second year in a row, we are committed to raise the benchmark of operational excellence and further tailor our services to meet the business and leisure needs of increasingly sophisticated travelers.”

Hilton Beijing Wangfujing was presented the awards at the 16th Annual World Gala Ceremony held in London on the eve of the World Travel Mart. The Awards Ceremony is the culmination of the annual World Travel Awards regional tour which spans Dubai, South Africa, Mexico and Portugal, celebrating the achievements and highlights of the travel and tourism industry.

Hailed by the Wall Street Journal as the “Travel Industry’s equivalent to the Oscars”¹, the World Travel Awards was established in 1993 and is recognized as the world's most comprehensive and most prestigious awards program in global travel industry today.



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