CapitaLand’s wholly owned serviced residence business unit, The Ascott Limited (Ascott), received the top honours of ‘Leading Serviced Apartment Brand’ in Asia, Hong Kong, Indonesia and Vietnam at the prestigious 2016 World Travel Awards ceremony for Asia & Australasia. Voted by travellers and travel professionals globally, World Travel Awards is widely hailed as the Oscars of the travel industry, recognising the ultimate hallmark of quality.
Ascott also clinched the coveted ‘Best Serviced Residence Group’ at Travel Weekly Asia’s 2016 Readers Choice Awards. Honouring the finest in the travel industry, the awards were presented to outstanding companies for their first-class products, excellent service and their achievements that have helped boost the travel industry.
Mr Tony Soh, Ascott’s Chief Corporate Officer, said: “Being voted the number one serviced residence brand in Asia, and recently the leading brand in Europe and the Middle East, motivates us to further push the boundaries of excellence. We thank all our staff for their passion in caring for our guests to ensure they have an extraordinary experience, and for upholding Ascott’s reputation as a world class brand. We will continue to stay on top of industry trends, be it embracing technology, tailoring our customer experience and transforming our business model to place Ascott in an even stronger position for the years ahead.”
Ascott received accolades in the following categories:
World Travel Awards 2016
Asia’s Leading Serviced Apartment Brand – The Ascott Limited
Hong Kong’s Leading Serviced Apartment Brand – The Ascott Limited
Indonesia’s Leading Serviced Apartment Brand – The Ascott Limited
Vietnam’s Leading Serviced Apartment Brand – Somerset Serviced Residence
Vietnam’s Leading Serviced Apartments – Somerset Grand Hanoi
Thailand’s Leading Serviced Apartments – Ascott Sathorn Bangkok
Travel Weekly Asia 2016 Readers Choice Awards
Best Serviced Residence Group – The Ascott Limited
In its 23rd year, World Travel Awards is highly contested with many luminary players in the industry vying for top honours. Ascott was recently conferred the title of Middle East’s ‘Leading Serviced Apartment Brand’; Ascott Park Place Dubai was named Dubai’s ‘Leading Serviced Apartments’ and Somerset West Bay Doha garnered Qatar’s ‘Leading Serviced Apartments’.
Ascott also took home six accolades at the World Travel Awards ceremony for Europe last month, including ‘Leading Serviced Apartment Brand’ in Europe, France and Germany. La Clef Tour Eiffel Paris was bestowed France’s ‘Leading Serviced Apartments’ while Citadines Michel Hamburg and Citadines Sainte-Catherine Brussels were awarded ‘Leading Serviced Apartments’ in Germany and Belgium respectively.