Intercontinental Bangkok named Thailand’s Leading Hotel and Thailand’s Leading Business Hotel

 

From left: Dr. Chatchawin Charoen-Rajapark, Managing Director at President Hotel and Tower Co., Ltd., Mr. Thomas Schmelter, Director of Operations of InterContinental Hotels Group Thailand and General Manager of InterContinental Bangkok and Holiday Inn Bangkok, and Hotel Senior Management Team.

 

Bangkok, Thailand, 15 October 2014: InterContinental Bangkok is pleased to announce the hotel secured two prestigious awards at the 2014 World Travel Awards (WTA). InterContinental Bangkok was recognised as Thailand’s Leading Hotel and Thailand’s Leading Business Hotel for the second time at the gala ceremony held in New Delhi.

 

The world’s first truly international hotel brand, InterContinental Hotels & Resorts was also named the Leading Hotel Brand in Australasia.

 

Thomas Schmelter, Director of Operations of InterContinental Hotels Group Thailand and General Manager of InterContinental Bangkok said, “To be recognised as Thailand’s leading hotel across 2 categories in this year’s awards is a result of the thoughtful and understated service and authentic local experiences we deliver to our guests every day”

 

The WTA were launched in 1993 to acknowledge excellence in the travel and tourism industry and are now in their 21st year. Heralded as the ‘travel industry’s equivalent to the Oscar’s’ by The Wall Street Journal, the awards are decided based on votes by the public and travel professionals worldwide.