Hilton Kuala Lumpur Sweeps Regional Awards

Hotel Tops “Best Business And City Hotel” Categories In Prestigious Regional Travel Industry Awards

October 31, 2012

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Hilton Kuala Lumpur continues to top the list as one of Kuala Lumpur's best business and city hotels after sweeping a number of regional and local awards that are designed to recognize key players in the industry.

Daniel Welk, general manager, Hilton Kuala Lumpur said, "It is truly an honor to receive such accolades year on year, and this is a reflection of the continuous dedication of our team members. On behalf of the management team and all our team members, we would like to thank everyone who voted for us and we are committed to continue ensuring all our guests are cared for, valued and respected".

The hotel was awarded the Best Business Hotel in Kuala Lumpur at the Business Traveler Asia Pacific Awards 2012, an awards ceremony organized by the established international travel magazine at Conrad Hong Kong recently. The event, which also marked the publication's 30th anniversary, has become one of the premier annual events for the past 21 years in the travel and hospitality industry.

Hilton Kuala Lumpur was also recognized as the Best City Hotel - Kuala Lumpur 2012 at the 23rd Annual TTG Travel Awards Ceremony held in Bangkok in October, the fifth time the hotel has won the award since the hotel's inception. Organized by the Travel Trade Gazette (TTG) Asia Media Group, publishers of Asia's leading travel trade newspaper TTG Asia, the TTG Travel Awards is the benchmark for excellence in the hospitality industry as the winners are selected by key members of the travel trade industry itself. The votes were cast by industry players that included travel agents, tour operators and destination management companies from across the region.

Hilton Kuala Lumpur has received more than 100 awards since the hotel opened in 2005. Some highlights include Best Hotel Malaysia at World Travel Awards 2005 in London, International Five Star Diamond Award by American Association of Hospitality Sciences Awards 2005, Best Business Hotel in Asia by TTG Asia 2005, Best Hotel Development award at the FIABCI Malaysian chapter's Malaysian Property Awards 2006, Best New Business Hotel in the World at the Business Traveler Awards United Kingdom 2006, Best Business Hotel in Kuala Lumpur by Business Traveler Asia Pacific 2006, Luxury Hotel of the Year in Hospitality Asia Platinum Awards 2007, Malaysia's Leading Business Hotel in World Travel Awards 2007, Best City Hotel by TTG Asia 2009, Asia's Leading Design Hotel by World Travel Awards 2009, Best City Hotel by Expatriate Lifestyle 2010.

Contact

Nigel Gan
Hilton Kuala Lumpur
+60322642716
nigel.gan@hilton.com

About Hilton Hotels & Resorts

For nearly a century, Hilton Hotels & Resorts has been proudly welcoming the world's travelers. With more than 570 hotels across six continents, Hilton Hotels & Resorts provides the foundation for memorable travel experiences and values every guest who walks through its doors. As the flagship brand of Hilton, Hilton Hotels & Resorts continues to set the standard for hospitality, providing new product innovations and services to meet guests' evolving needs. Hilton Hotels & Resorts is a part of the award-winning Hilton Honors program. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose nearly any combination of Points and money to book a stay, an exclusive member discount that can’t be found anywhere else, free standard Wi-Fi and digital amenities like digital check-in with room selection and Digital Key (select locations), available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton Honors app. Begin your journey at www.hilton.com and learn more about the brand by visiting news.hilton.com or following us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.