Forbes Travel Guide has unveiled its annual Star Rating list, naming The Langham, Hong Kong as a new Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star hotel. Acknowledged as one of the top 115 hotels in the world, The Langham, Hong Kong is now one of only eight properties in Hong Kong to earn such a highly recognised award in the hospitality industry.
Honoured as a Forbes Five-Star hotel within the Langham Hospitality Group, The Langham, Hong Kong recently celebrated an expansive US$30 million facelift signifying a new era of luxury. With an emphasis on elegant residential experiences, a world-class transformation was created to reposition the hotel. The renovation extended to the guest rooms and suites, alongside newly refurbished public areas, where the design referenced the Langham luxury brand elements and its European heritage, yet relevant to the character and culture of Hong Kong. The new facilities and amenities offer supreme comfort and convenience for the discerning traveller with dedicated Guest Experience Managers assigned to each floor, and signature Service Stylists to ensure a luxury bespoke experience every guest.
“We are truly proud to be a Five-Star recipient where Forbes is regarded as the bench for excellence in global hospitality. With our multi-million dollar refurbishment, our commitment is to focus on crafting the art of the stay for every guest by delivering genuine service, providng the finest of amenities, offering unique experiences and build great memories for our guests,” said Managing Director Bob van den Oord of The Langham, Hong Kong.
A Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star property is a destination unto itself where the staff must be intuitive, engaging and passionate, and eagerly goes beyond expectations.Their anonymous inspectors evaluated The Langham, Hong Kong with over 500 criterias on 12 different occasions to determine its Star Rating. The hotel will continue to be audited throughout the year on the consistency of service, particular attention paid to craftsmanship and quality of product.
The Langham, Hong Kong is the latest addition to the luxury travel ratings that have been the gold standard in the hospitality industry since 1958.
“Our Star Ratings recognise the finest hotels, restaurants and spas in the world. These ratings serve as the most authoritative guideposts for guests seeking exceptional travel experiences. Our primary mission is to contribute to excellence in hospitality, serving the global tourism industry as well as the guest,” said Gerard J. Inzerillo, Chief Executive Officer of Forbes Travel Guide. “We’re proud to be associated with the new additions to our global list.”
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