Five Taiwanese luxury hotels won prizes at the 10th anniversary gala for the prestigious World Luxury Hotel Awards
By: Keoni Everington, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
Five Taiwanese hotels took away awards at the 2016 World Luxury Hotel Awards held at the St. Regis in
Doha, Qatar, including four local brands.
Celebrating its 10th anniversary, the prestigious World Luxury Hotel Awards offers recognition to global, continental, and country hotels in over 60 categories and across 50 different countries, all based on votes cast by the public.
At the annual gala, three Taiwanese hotels won awards in the country division, including Fleur De Chine Hotel for Best Luxury Family Hotel; Hotel Royal Chiao Hsi, for Best Luxury Mountain Resort; and Mandarin Oriental Taipei, for Best Luxury Hotel Brand. Two Taiwanese hotels won in the the regional division, including Howard Beach Resort Kenting for Best Luxury Beach Resort and Grand Mayfull Hotel Taipei for Best Luxury New Hotel.
Of these five winning hotels, four were local Taiwanese brands, the only exception was the relative newcomer, the Mandarin Oriental Taipei, which is a part of the Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group, a member of the British-owned Jardine Matheson Group. [FULL STORY]