The Hilton Guangzhou Baiyun has been honored with the award of Best New Hotel in Guangzhou while the Sofitel Guangzhou Sunrich was awarded Best Luxury Hotel in Guangzhou at the 5th Annual TTG China Travel Awards 2012 on April 19. The awards are regarded as the most coveted and influential awards in Asia.
The TTG China Travel Awards have been recognizing the best of Greater China's travel industry since 2008. This prestigious annual event honors exceptional travel providers including Airlines, Hotels & Resorts, Serviced Residences and Travel Services in Greater China. The awards, into its 5th year in 2012, will celebrate 60 exemplary travel trade suppliers as determined by votes cast by fellow trade professionals who are readers of TTG China, TTG-BTmice China, TTG Asia, TTG India and TTGmice.
Since its opening in August last year, the Hilton Guangzhou Baiyun has made remarkable impressions within the hotel industry for its outstanding performance and great achievements. "Winning this prestigious award is recognition of the highest standards of service and genuine hospitality that our team consistently delivers to our guests and is especially rewarding given that the hotel only opened eight months ago," said Philippe Kronberg, General Manager of the Hotel. "These prestigious and highly coveted awards bear testament that we will stand out as a distinctive hotel that will excel in the keenly competitive hospitality industry in Asia Pacific."
The property comprises of 308 spacious and well-appointed guest rooms & suites with a choice of luxurious accommodation composed of light colors and rich woods, also with 3,220 square meters of meeting and event facilities which are well arranged on the 2nd floor. Six dining venues have adopted Eastern philosophy and Chinese tradition in the cooking style, decor and ambience and are delightfully mixed with international eating options.
Strategically located in Tianhe, the most dynamic financial and commercial district of Guangzhou, Sofitel Guangzhou Sunrich is less than a kilometre away from city landmark CITIC Plaza and a five minutes drive from Guangzhou East Railway Station, the transportation hub connecting Guangzhou, Dongguan, Shenzhen and Hong Kong. Two convergent subway stations, upscale shopping malls and luxury vehicle show rooms are all within walking distance.
Facilities include 493 spectacular Paris style décor rooms and suites, all overlooking Tianhe’s trendy skyline, 5 innovative bars and restaurants, 17 state-of-the-art meeting rooms with a 900 square metres Grand Ballroom, and extensive recreational facilities that include SoSpaTM, SoFitTM 24-hour fitness centre and an indoor pool with underwater music and a panoramic view.