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Traders Upper East Hotel, Beijing Receives “Best Newly Opened Hotel Award”

Beijing, China (September 25, 2010) / — The 2009-2010 China Hotel Industry Summit and Best Business, Resorts, Newly Opened Hotel Award ceremony took place at Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing on 6 August 2010. At the ceremony, Traders Upper East Hotel, Beijing was named one of the “Ten Best Newly Opened Hotels in China.”Other Shangri-La group hotels to receive the award at this ceremony were China World Hotel, Beijing and Shangri La’s Kerry Centre Hotel, Beijing, which were named “Best High Profiled Hotels in China.”

The “Ten Best” hotel award series by the 2010 China Hotel Industry Summit was approved following comprehensive investigation, including expert assessment, Internet voting based on the 8.4 million members’ voting and the 30 million daily visitors to, third-party customer satisfaction surveys from the managing personnel and experts of different industries such as commercial, trade, manufacturing as well as hotel experience tours, etc.

"We are very delighted and honoured that Traders Upper East Hotel, Beijing has been recognised. This is achieved with the dedication and the hard work of our staff and support from our honourable guests and the friends of Beijing. We will continue not just to deliver our services and standards but also exceed the expectations of our guests,” said Mr. Phillip Couvaras, the hotel’s general manager.

Traders Upper East Hotel, Beijing is strategically located in the north-eastern area of Beijing’s central business district, just 20 minutes from Beijing Capital International Airport and the new China International Exhibition Centre. Well positioned between the Third Embassy District, Wang Jing Hi Tech Park and Lido Place, the hotel features 419 guestrooms and suites with open views of the adjacent park and city skyline. Close by is the fashionable 798 art district, Sanlitun Village and the Olympic mega-structures, the Bird’s Nest and the Water Cube, making the hotel an ideal base for exploring the city. The hotel’s Grand Ballroom and 15 flexible meeting rooms are all fitted with the latest conferencing systems, making the hotel an ideal choice for MICE participants and delegations.

Hong Kong-based Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts currently owns and/or manages 67 hotels under the Shangri-La and Traders brands, with a rooms inventory of over 30,000. Traders Hotels are designed to satisfy the needs of the fast growing mid-market travel segment by offering a wide range of facilities, and efficient, practical and friendly hospitality, at competitive rates. Traders Hotels are located in Abu Dhabi, Beijing, Changzhou, Dubai, Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, Penang, Shenyang, Singapore and Yangon, with scheduled openings in Iskandar and Macau. The group has over 40 projects under development in Austria, Canada, mainland China, France, India, Macau, Malaysia, Philippines, Republic of Mongolia, Russia, Qatar, Seychelles, Turkey and United Kingdom. For more information and reservations, please contact a travel professional or access the website at


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