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2017 What's On
Shanghai Wins at the 24th World Travel Awards Asia and Australia
The 24th World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia announced the winners on June 4, 2017 at Grand Kempinski Hotel Shanghai.

Shanghai has been named "Asia`s Leading Festival & Event Destination 2017" and "Asia`s Leading Meetings & Conference Destination 2017" at the Gala Ceremony.

According to Shanghai Municipal Tourism Administration, in 2016, Shanghai was visited by 8.54 million travelers, an all-time high. With Shanghai becoming more international, and with the incessant improvement of the city`s infrastructure and services, more and more international events have settled in Shanghai. More international events like World Travel Awards are expected to come to Shanghai in the future.

About World Travel Awards

World Travel Awards was established in 1993 to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all sectors of the tourism industry.

Today, the World Travel Awards brand is recognised globally as the ultimate hallmark of quality, with winners setting the benchmark to which all others aspire.

Each year World Travel Awards covers the globe with a series of regional gala ceremonies staged to recognise and celebrate individual and collective successes within each key geographical region.

A part of the list of winners:

Asia`s Leading Theme Park Resort 2017: Shanghai Disney Resort, China
Asia`s Leading Conference Hotel 2017: Grand Kempinski Hotel Shanghai
China`s Leading Boutique Hotel 2017: Cachet Boutique Shanghai
China`s Leading Business Hotel 2017: Grand Kempinski Hotel Shanghai
China`s Leading City Hotel 2017: The Peninsula Shanghai
China`s Leading Conference Hotel 2017: JW Marriott Hotel Shanghai at Tomorrow Square, China
China`s Leading Hotel 2017: Four Seasons Hotel Shanghai
China`s Leading Hotel Residences 2017: THE ONE Executive Suites Shanghai
China`s Leading Hotel Suite 2017: Presidential Suite @ Four Seasons Hotel Shanghai
China`s Leading New Hotel 2017: Shanghai Disneyland Hotel, China

A full list of winners from the World Travel Awards Asia & Australasiia Gala Ceremony can be seen at


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