World Travel Awards has announced that the Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2017 will be hosted by the luxury Grand Kempinski Hotel Shanghai. It will be the second time that World Travel Awards has visited China’s commercial capital.With sweeping views of the Huangpu River and the Shanghai skyline, Grand Kempinski Hotel Shanghai will welcome hospitality leaders from across the regions as they gather for the 2017 World Travel Awards (WTF).
WTF President, Graham Cooke, said: “It will be a pleasure to return to Shanghai for the first time since the inaugural World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony in 2008.
“I can think of no better partner for this event than the Grand Kempinski Shanghai combining, as it does, European luxury, Kempinski’s signature flair for service and the dynamism of Shanghai – the city everyone is talking about.” Cooke added: “I look forward to welcoming all of our nominees to the Grand Kempinski Shanghai in June.”
Located in the Lujiazui financial and trade section of Shanghai’s prestigious Pudong District, hotel guests can take advantage of the hotel’s four gourmet restaurants, three bars and onsite health club, while the city’s famous landmarks are a short stroll away.
“We are extremely proud and honoured to host the 24th annual World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony at Grand Kempinski Hotel Shanghai, an iconic luxury hotel in one of the most exciting cities of the world,” said Rudiger Hollweg, General Manager at Grand Kempinski Hotel Shanghai.
“We look forward to celebrating the Asian and Australasian best of the best during a spectacular Gala Ceremony event at our hotel.” Voting for the World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia nominees is open until 17th April. For more information about World Travel Awards, please visit the official website.