Hilton Beijing Wangfujing Bestowed 2011 International Five Star Diamond Award

Hilton Hotels & Resorts’ Intimate-Style Hotel In Beijing Wins Award Of Excellence For Third Year

This information originated in UK English.

November 29, 2010

BEIJING -  Hilton Beijing Wangfujing has received yet another remarkable endorsement by the American Academy of Hospitality Sciences as “2011 International Five Star Diamond Award” in a recent award ceremony held within the hotel’s premises attended by Michelin-starred chefs from Italy, France, Belgium and Switzerland, who are themselves International Star Diamond Awardees. The award was presented to Hilton Beijing Wangfujing General Manager Nils-Arne Schroeder by Joseph Cinque, the president of the American Academy of the Hospitality Sciences.

The International Five Star Diamond Award represents the highest and most prestigious form of achievement in the industry, recognized and sought after by tourism and hospitality professionals worldwide. Hilton Beijing Wangfujing was recognized for its outstanding property and exceptional hospitality, offering travelers exclusive hospitality experiences with its diverse range of amenities and attentive service.

Commenting on the significance of the award, Nils-Arne Schroeder, general manager of Hilton Beijing Wangfujing said, “We are indeed honored to receive, for the third consecutive year, this highly-coveted award that recognizes achievement and quality which reflects the serious commitment of every team member towards delivering the Hilton brand, customer services and hospitality to all our guests and customers alike. The International Star Diamond Award is rated as the most esteemed emblem of achievement and true quality. It is an award that many companies strive to win, but few obtain the recognition."

Headquartered in New York City, American Academy of Hospitality Sciences 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, frequent global travellers.

Contact:
Judith A. Los Banos
(86) (10) 5812 88 16
Fax: (86) (10) 5812 88 86
judith.los.banos@hilton.com

About Hilton Beijing Wangfujing
Hilton Beijing Wangfujing sets the standard for modern comfort. Designed as a chic and intimate, lifestyle hotel, featuring 255 guestrooms including 58 suites, the hotel is ideally located on Wangfujing Street, one of Beijing’s most prestigious addresses. The property provides easy access to the city’s prominent commercial and cultural centers, and is a short walk from many major tourist and shopping attractions.

For information, please visit www.wangfujing.hilton.com or contact the hotel directly on
+ 86 (0)10 5812 8888.

Hilton Beijing Wangfujing is located at 8 Wangfujing East Street, Dongcheng, Beijing.

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