Condé Nast Traveler Ranks Regent Beijing & Regent Palms Among World’s Top Hotels
Taipei, Taiwan – October 25, 2012 –
Regent Hotels & Resorts proudly announces that both Regent Beijing and Regent Palms, Turks & Caicos, have been ranked among the Best Hotels in the World by Condé Nast Traveler’s
2012 Reader’s Choice Awards, with two more resorts opening in the Top Islands in Asia.
A record 46,476 Condé Nast Traveler
readers participated in the voting, ranking hotels on a scale of one to 100. Regent Beijing received an overall score of 93.1 and Regent Palms scored an impressive 89.3.
Regent Beijing ranked among the top ten hotels in China, placing seventh out of thirty-five hotels and second among hotels in Beijing, outperforming many landmark properties in top-tier cities. Regent Beijing received a 92.6 for great location and services, 95.1 for stylish designs and an impressive 97.5 for its spacious and luxurious rooms.
Readers voted Regent Palms the sixth best resort in the Atlantic Ocean, with scores exceeding the nineties in design, rooms and location, prompting Condé Nast Traveler
to report, “When it opened, Regent Palms promised to bring a level of luxury to an island already chock-full of top-shelf resorts. And it delivered.”
“We are honored to be recognized as the world’s best by the readers of a magazine as renowned as Condé Nast Traveler,
” said Steven Pan, Chairman of Regent Hotels and Resorts. “Regent strives to set the highest standard for luxury by continuously providing world-class accommodations and services worldwide.”
Condé Nast Traveler Awards
also named Bali and Phuket its Number One and Two top Islands in Asia, respectively. Coincidentally, Regent’s two newest hotels will be opening in these two exotic destinations – Regent Bali by first quarter 2013 and Regent Phuket Cape Panwa in December of this year. Holidaymakers now have two good reasons to visit Bali and Phuket: one for the locality’s high-scoring scenery, friendliness and ambience, and two for Regent’s renowned bespoke services and facilities.
Regent is a global luxury hospitality brand encompassing hotels, resorts, residences and cruises. In 2010, the Regent brand returned to its Asian roots with its acquisition by Taipei-based Formosa International Hotels Corporation (FIH). Regent Hotels & Resorts currently operates hotels in Beijing, Taipei, Singapore, Berlin, and Turks and Caicos, with hotels and resorts under development in Bali, Phuket, Kuala Lumpur, Porto Montenegro, Doha and Abu Dhabi. Florida-based Regent Seven Seas Cruises operates an award-winning fleet of medium-sized luxury cruise ships that visit over 300 ports worldwide. In 2011, all Regent managed hotels were selected in
Condé Nast Traveler’s Readers Choice awards for the best luxury hotels in the world, being the first international luxury hotel group to achieve this recognition.
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