Hilton Beijing Wangfujing Awarded 2010 International Five Star Diamond Award

Intimate-style Hotel In Beijing Wins The Award Of Excellence

This information originated in UK English.

May 12, 2010

BEIJING -  Hilton Beijing Wangfujing has been awarded the prestigious “2010 International Five Star Diamond Award” by the American Academy of Hospitality Sciences adding yet another remarkable accolade to its growing list of notable awards since its opening in July 2008.

The award was presented by Mr. Joseph Cinque, the President of the Academy to Mr. Nils-Arne Schroeder, General Manager of Hilton Beijing Wangfujing, at a simple award ceremony held within the hotel’s premises and attended by Michelin-rated chefs and celebrity chefs from USA, Italy, France and Germany, who are themselves International Star Diamond Awardees, as well as the hotel management team. Hilton Beijing Wangfujing was recognized for setting the benchmark of service and operational excellence among hotels in China, offering travelers memorable hospitality experiences with its diverse range of amenities and attentive service.

Commenting on the award, Nils-Arne Schroeder, General Manager of Hilton Beijing Wangfujing said, "We are much honored to have been bestowed the most coveted International Five Star Diamond Award for the second year. A big thank you to all our guests, customers and business partners who have been a part of Hilton Beijing Wangfujing nothing but successful journey so far! We continue to be committed toward delivering the Hilton brand, customer service and hospitality.”

The American Academy of Hospitality Sciences based in New York, USA, is renowned worldwide for awarding excellence in the global travel and luxury services sector. Each year, the Academy bestows its coveted International Star Diamond Award exclusively on five star establishments that are deemed to be of pinnacle quality on service delivery, facilities, ambience, attitude, gastronomy, and above all, hospitality standards by the Board of Trustees who are respected leaders in the industry and are themselves, world travellers.

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