Hilton Shanghai Awarded “China Hotels Golden Star Award 2010” By China Tourism Bureau

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May 29, 2010

SHANGHAI, China -  Having consistently received international acclaim for its fine service, Hilton Shanghai again excels among hotels in China with a new honor, the much-coveted "China Hotels Golden Star Award 2010".

Premium facilities and unrivalled service quality have earned Hilton Shanghai the accolades of both frequent travelers and industry experts resulting in the ultimate achievement - the China Hotels Golden Star Award. The Awards are regarded as the "Oscars" of the hotel industry in China. And this time, the honor goes to.....Hilton Shanghai.

The "China Hotels Golden Star Award" was established and organised by the National Tourism Bureau and the China Hotel Association. In addition to the star-rating system, it is another significant evaluation system for the hotel industry, designed and supported by the central government which is seeking to establish the Award as the highest-level hospitality industry recognition scheme in the country. An online survey, secret inspections and expert assessment by hospitality specialists confirmed the Hilton Shanghai as the hotel of choice from among the many five star properties in the country.

"We are absolutely delighted to receive this recognition for the dedication and hard work put in by our team. To be one of only three 5-star hotels in Shanghai to receive five golden stars is a truly special moment for us all," said Guy Hutchinson, General Manager of the 714-room Hilton Shanghai.

Congratulations also came from Mr. Wang Jian Zhong, Director of Jinan Tourism Bureau: "We are very proud to celebrate the success with Hilton winning the award in Shanghai and we believe Hilton will set a leading example among luxury hotel providers in Shanghai during Expo. "

About Hilton Shanghai hotel
The prestigious Hilton Shanghai hotel towers 40 stories above the city's former French Concession Quarters, strategically located in the heart of Shanghai. The hotel's 714 rooms feature contemporary design with large windows and a spacious work area equipped with broadband Internet access. Eight restaurants and bars feature extensive cuisine including a fine dining Italian restaurant, an award-winning Sichuan restaurant, a Penthouse bar on level 39 with skyline views, a Ningbo seafood restaurant, and a stylish full-service 32,000 square-foot Spa, fitness centre, tennis and squash court and beauty salon which will make you feel refreshed after a busy day. Hilton Shanghai hotel is a full-service hotel and its newly-renovated facilities aim to satisfy every need of even the most discerning traveler.

Contact:
Yvonne Yan, Hilton Shanghai
+86 (21) 6248 7777 ext. 6100
Yvonne.Yan@hilton.com
www.shanghai.hilton.com

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