Ascott crowned world’s leading serviced apartment brand at World Travel Awards 2021

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CapitaLand Investment Limited’s wholly owned lodging business unit, The Ascott Limited (Ascott), has clinched the coveted title of ‘World’s Leading Serviced Apartment Brand’ at the Grand Final of World Travel Awards 2021, a prestigious global event that celebrates the best of the best in hospitality.

This follows Ascott being named ‘Leading Serviced Apartment Brand’ in Asia, Europe, Middle East and Oceania at the regional World Travel Awards 2021 in October 2021. Ascott achieved the top honours in Asia and Middle East for the sixth straight year as well as in Oceania for the second consecutive year.

Sweeping a total of 28 accolades1 at the Grand Final and regional World Travel Awards this year, Ascott emerged as the biggest winner with the greatest number of awards received amongst serviced apartment players. In addition to the global and regional tier awards, Ascott was also voted ‘Leading Serviced Apartment Brand’ in China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.

Mr Kevin Goh, Ascott’s Chief Executive Officer said: “To be recognised during such extraordinary times is a strong validation of our quality lodging properties, as well as Ascott’s efforts to provide a haven for all our guests, a safe home away from home. I am honoured to celebrate this incredible achievement with our staff who selflessly put the needs of others above their own. I am also grateful for the strong support from our owners, partners, and business associates.”

“Despite COVID-19, Ascott continues to be the accommodation of choice for guests. This year, Ascott was the first hospitality company in the world to offer guests complimentary health, wellness, and security support during their stay. We have also added seven hotel brands to form a network of 14 brands on our new online platform discoverasr.com. Ascott is also on track to achieve a record number of new units signed this year and the highest ever property openings. These are testaments of a resilient team whom in the harshest of winters never lost sight of spring. We are excited to bring this positive momentum forward into 2022 and continue to deliver more of what Ascott has to offer,” added Mr Goh.

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1 For more information on the 28 awards conferred to Ascott and its properties, please see Annex

ANNEX

Ascott and its properties were conferred the following awards for Middle East, Asia and Oceania, Europe as well as the Grand Final at the Winners Day ceremonies held virtually on 17, 19, 22 October and 16 December 2021 respectively:

World Travel Awards Grand Final 2021

  • World’s Leading Serviced Apartment Brand: The Ascott Limited

World Travel Awards Asia 2021

  • Asia’s Leading Serviced Apartment Brand 2021: The Ascott Limited
  • China’s Leading Serviced Apartment Brand 2021: The Ascott Limited
  • China’s Leading Serviced Apartments 2021: Ascott Raffles City Chengdu
  • Hong Kong’s Leading Serviced Apartment Brand 2021: The Ascott Limited
  • Malaysia’s Leading Serviced Apartment Brand 2021: The Ascott Limited
  • Philippines’ Leading Serviced Apartment Brand 2021: Ascott The Residence
  • Singapore’s Leading Serviced Apartment Brand 2021: The Ascott Limited
  • Thailand’s Leading Serviced Apartment Brand 2021: Ascott The Residence
  • Vietnam’s Leading Serviced Apartment Brand 2021: The Ascott Limited
  • Vietnam’s Leading Serviced Apartments 2021: Somerset Grand Hanoi

World Travel Awards Europe 2021

  • Europe’s Leading Serviced Apartment Brand 2021: Citadines Apart’hotel
  • Europe’s Leading Serviced Apartments 2021: La Clef Champs-Elysées Paris, France
  • France’s Leading Serviced Apartment Brand 2021: Citadines Apart’hotel
  • France’s Leading Serviced Apartments 2021: La Clef Tour Eiffel Paris
  • Belgium’s Leading Serviced Apartments 2021: Citadines Toison d’Or Brussels
  • England’s Leading Serviced Apartments 2021: Citadines Islington London
  • Germany’s Leading Serviced Apartment Brand 2021: Citadines Apart’hotel
  • Germany’s Leading Serviced Apartments 2021: Citadines Arnulfpark Munich
  • Spain’s Leading Serviced Apartments 2021: Citadines Ramblas Barcelona
  • Turkey’s Leading Serviced Apartments 2021: Somerset Maslak Istanbul

World Travel Awards Middle East 2021

  • Middle East’s Leading Serviced Apartment Brand 2021: The Ascott Limited
  • Dubai’s Leading Serviced Apartments 2021: Citadines Metro Central Dubai
  • Saudi Arabia’s Leading Serviced Apartment Brand 2021: The Ascott Limited
  • Saudi Arabia’s Leading Serviced Apartments 2021: Ascott Rafal Olaya Riyadh
  • United Arab Emirates’ Leading Serviced Apartments 2021: Ascott Park Place Dubai

World Travel Awards Oceania 2021

  • Oceania’s Leading Serviced Apartment Brand 2021: Quest Apartment Hotels
  • Oceania’s Leading Serviced Apartments 2021: Quest NewQuay Docklands

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