Hong Kong SAR, China, 23 September 2022 – The Murray, Hong Kong is proud to be awarded as the “Best City Hotel – Hong Kong” at the 31st Annual TTG Travel Awards 2022 in Bangkok, Thailand yesterday evening, 22nd September 2022 (Thursday), marking the second consecutive year to receive this honour since 2019, as the award in 2020-2021 was cancelled due to COVID-19.
The TTG Travel Awards has been recognizing the best of Asia-Pacific’s travel industry since 1989. This prestigious annual event pays tribute to stellar organisations and individuals in three categories: Travel Supplier, Travel Agency, and Outstanding Achievement. In order to achieve the award amidst the fierce competition, candidate properties were voted by a large group of travel consultants, tour operators and destination management companies, in the criteria of: Best services and facilities; Best range of value-added benefits; and Most professional sales and marketing team in terms of innovative ideas and servicing.
“We would like to express our wholehearted thanks to all industry partners who voted us as the Best City Hotel in Hong Kong, as well as to appreciate their tremendous and valuable support over the past 5 years,” said Mr. Adriano Vences, General Manager of The Murray, Hong Kong. “It is our great honour to receive this prestigious recognition for the second time and stand out from the competition despite the current difficult time of pandemic.”
Marching into the 5th anniversary since its opening in January 2018, The Murray, Hong Kong has been applauded by various international bodies and rating systems, such as Forbes Travel Guide, CNN Travel, Condé Nast Traveler, National Geographic Traveller, TIME Magazine, etc. By embracing the Niccolo spirits of delivering “New Encounters, Timeless Pleasures” to discerning travellers, the hotel will continue to delight all guests with 5-star service standard, while providing a safe and hygienic environment.
“We will keep on striving for excellence in all aspects, by providing impeccable services, enriching our versatile food and beverage offerings and tailor-making room packages to suit the needs of different travellers in the heart of the city,” Mr. Vences said. “With easing travel restrictions and the recovery of the tourism industry, we are looking forward to welcoming guests from all around the world at The Murray, Hong Kong.”
For more information about the TTG Travel Awards, please visit http://awards.ttgasia.com.
About The Murray, Hong Kong, a Niccolo Hotel
Named a Five-Star Hotel by the prestigious Forbes Travel Guide, The Murray, Hong Kong, a Niccolo Hotel is a high-profile preservation project by British international studio for architecture and integrated design Foster + Partners. The hotel, part of Hong Kong SAR’s Conserving Central initiative, was previously the stand-alone Murray Building, one of the city's most iconic landmarks. The US$ 1 billion contemporary sanctuary features 336 oversized rooms and suites spanning 25 floors. Other facilities include a swimming pool and spa, a stunning rooftop bar with breath-taking views of the central business district and the green oasis of Hong Kong Park, a series of signature restaurants and bars, as well as creative meeting and event spaces. The Murray is also the first hotel in China and Hong Kong to be listed as “Sharecare VERIFIED® Health Security with Forbes Travel Guide” to recognise the hotel’s health security achievement. The Murray is a member of the Global Hotel Alliance (GHA), the world’s largest alliance of independent hotel brands, bringing together 35 brands with over 500 hotels in 85 countries.
Further details on The Murray, Hong Kong are available at niccolohotels.com.
About Ultratravel Collection
Ultratravel Collection brings together hotels of distinction for the discerning traveller. Its membership is reserved for the very best hotels and resorts in the world – genuinely luxurious and iconic properties that deliver the finest service and personalised guest experiences. Member hotels share an integrated global platform for guest recognition and loyalty rewards, the DISCOVERY programme from partner Global Hotel Alliance, as well as beneficial relationship with the multi-media brand Ultratravel, the other founding partner of Ultratravel Collection. For more information, visit ultratravelcollection.com.
About GHA DISCOVERY
Launched in 2010, GHA DISCOVERY is the world’s largest loyalty programme for independent hotel brands, featuring more than 500 hotels, resorts and palaces across 35 brands. Members enjoy VIP recognition, thoughtful benefits and generous rewards at home or away. Recently the programme has evolved to include an additional tier and flexible paths to upgrade through nights/stays, eligible purchases or number of brands stayed, making it easier and faster for members to reach elite status. Unlike more traditional programmes, GHA DISCOVERY does not ask members to count points towards their next upgrade. Instead, members earn and spend DISCOVERY Dollars (D$), an exclusive rewards currency. They also enjoy members-only Experiences curated by each hotel and have access to properties close to home, without a stay, through member-only Local Offers.
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About The Leading Hotels of the World, Ltd. (Leading Hotels of the World)
Comprised of more than 400 hotels in over 80 countries, Leading Hotels is a collection of uncommon luxury hotels. Rooted in the locations in which they are found, members embody the very essence of their destination. Through varied styles of architecture and design and distinct cultural experiences enhanced by passionate people, the collection is for the curious traveler looking for their next discovery. Established in 1928 by several influential and forward-thinking European hoteliers, Leading Hotels has a nine-decade-long commitment to providing remarkable, authentic travel experiences. The company selects only hotels that meet its high standards for quality and distinctiveness, resulting in a curated portfolio of hotels united not by what makes them the same, but the details that make them different. Leaders Club is the company’s exclusive tiered guest loyalty program, consisting of like-minded travelers seeking uncommon travel experiences. The program provides its members with personalised service and exclusive travel benefits to enhance their stays at any Leading Hotel around the world. For more information visit: www.lhw.com, Facebook at www.Facebook.com/LeadingHotels, Twitter @LeadingHotels and Instagram @leadinghotelsoftheworld