Hilton Pattaya Named Country Winner: Luxury Coastal Resort 2011, World Luxury Hotel Awards

Award Recognizes Luxurious Hotels And World-Class Service

This information originated in U.K. English.

September 29, 2011

PATTAYA, Thailand - The newly-opened 302-room Hilton Pattaya has already wowed both guests and visitors with its sensational interior design. The ultra-modern, highly contemporary hotel challenges traditional notions of hotel design and has been designed to reflect its stunning beachside location overlooking the beautiful Gulf of Thailand. The hotel can now add another award to its collection having just been recognized as the country winner of the prestigious ‘Luxury Coastal Resort’ announced in Zagreb, Croatia on 16 September 2011. This accolade, presented at the 2011 World Luxury Hotel Awards, recognizes Hilton Pattaya for its world-class facilities and exceptional service standards.

“We are truly delighted and honored to be rewarded by industry experts and guests who have experienced our amazing property. The award acknowledges Hilton Pattaya not only as a world-class luxury hotel but demonstrates our commitment to enhancing guest experiences. It also bears testament that Hilton Pattaya is well positioned to meet the growing demand for upscale accommodation, offering the finest in hospitality, service and dining while being ecologically responsible.” said Harald Feurstein, general manager, Hilton Pattaya.

The World Luxury Hotel Awards recognizes the world’s finest hotels, committed to the highest standards of quality and service. It was founded on the principle of celebrating extraordinary hotels that have astonishing service and encourages them to maintain excellence within a highly competitive industry. It is all about congratulating hotels that have taken the extra step by providing their guests with outstanding experiences and thus proven to be part of the ‘very rare legendary hotel’ association.

As the 2011 country winner in the ‘Luxury Coastal Resort’ category, the stunning Hilton Pattaya is an ideal travelers’ destination where they may experience exceptional service while encouraging sustainable competitiveness and creating maximum awareness within the luxury hotel industry.

Pattaya, the sleepless beach city, is located on the eastern coastline of the Gulf of Thailand. Only one and a half hours drive from Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi International Airport, Pattaya is a convenient destination for all – from business travelers, to couples on their honeymoon and families and friends seeking an exciting beach getaway. It is a popular beach resort, as well as a centre of entertainment with vibrant nightlife and extensive shopping. Outdoor activities such as golf, horseback riding and bungee jumping are also highlights of this lively destination and for those who love the water, Pattaya offers scuba diving, jet-skiing, windsurfing and more.

Hilton Pattaya is a stunning 302-room property set in the heart of the city overlooking Pattaya Beach and the Bay, and part of the Southeast Asia Largest Beachfront Shopping Complex, Central Festival Pattaya Beach.

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