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Conrad Macao Garners Over 20 Accolades in 20 Months Since Opening Luxury hotel most recently named World's Leading Green Hotel at World Travel Awards

MACAO, Dec. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Conrad Macao, Cotai Central has once again been recognised for its outstanding suites and amenities, and for its equally outstanding sustainability efforts. The multi-award-winning luxury hotel was named Best Luxury Suite Hotel in the Asian Continent at this year's World Luxury Hotel Awards in Phuket, Thailand Nov. 1, 2013, and was a global-level winner at last year's World Luxury Hotel Awards. Its innovative Bodhi Spa was a triple-winner in the 2013 World Luxury Spa Awards. In addition, Conrad Macao was just named the World's Leading Green Hotel by the prestigious World Travel Awards in a ceremony held in Qatar Nov. 30.

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Conrad Macao's 206 suites, soon to be extended to 218 including four new Presidential Suites and an exclusive new Conrad Club on the top floors of the tower, have been a plush 'home away from home' for regional and international stars of film, television, fashion and sport, even royalty, since the hotel's opening last year. High profile guests of the premier suites have included Sophia Loren, Zhang Ziyi, Grammy Award-winning jazz icon George Benson, golf star Ernie Els, and actress Shu Qi, who joined the hotel's first anniversary celebrations.

This latest award brings the hotel's list of accolades to 23 since it opened in April 2012 - a tremendous average of more than one per month. In addition to the World Luxury Hotel Awards and the World Travel Awards, recognition has come from the likes of Forbes, Michelin, the Hurun Report, Hong Kong Tatler, Wine Spectator, TTG, Travel + Leisure, and TripAdvisor, among others.

"Conrad Macao has ranked No. 1 among Macao's luxury hotels all year at TripAdvisor, and is currently the No. 1 hotel overall in Macao according to travellers' reviews," said Mark McWhinnie, Senior Vice President of Operations at Sands Cotai Central (the integrated resort wherein Conrad Macao resides). "We're ecstatic that Conrad Macao continues to be rewarded by the travel industry, and more importantly by travellers themselves, for delivering a true experience of Conrad's signature world of style, service and connection. We're especially proud of the breadth of award categories represented, covering all aspects of our hotel: from meetings and conferences to spa, and from dining and wine selection to eco-sustainable practices. Thanks to an incredibly dedicated group of team members, Conrad Macao has proven itself over its first 20 months to be an all-around world-class luxury hotel of choice for sophisticated travellers."

Conrad Macao, Cotai Central Award List

MORE THAN 20 AWARDS AND ACCOLADES IN 20 MONTHS SINCE OPENING HOTEL

1. #1 Hotel in Macao | 'Certificate of Excellence' - TripAdvisor
 2013

2. Listed in 2013 Forbes Travel Guide

3. Listed in 2013 Hong Kong & Macau Michelin Guide


4. 'China's Best New Hotels' - Travel+Leisure China Travel Awards 2012


5. 'Best Luxury Casino Hotel' in the World - World Luxury Hotel Awards 2012


6. Top 10 'Hottest New Hotels of 2012' - TripAdvisor


7. 'Best New City Hotel', Asia Pacific - TTG Asia Travel Awards 2012


8. 'Best New Hotel', 2012 - Voyage Magazine 


9. 'Most Favoured Hotel of the Year' - Golf Vacation Magazine, 2012


10. 'Best New Arrival' - The Hurun Report's 'Best of The Best' Awards 2012


11. 'Best New Hotel', Macau - TTG China Travel Awards 2013



12. 'Best Luxury Hotel' - City Traveler Magazine Awards 2013

13. 'Top 5 Leisure Hotels in Asia' - NOW Travel Asia Magazine's Awards 2013

SUITES

14. 'Best Luxury Suite Hotel' in Asia - World Luxury Hotel Awards 2013


BODHI SPA

15. 'Best Luxury Emerging Spa', Asia

- World Luxury Spa Awards 2013



16. 'Best Luxury Day Spa', Macao

- World Luxury Spa Awards 2013



17. 'Most Popular Hotel Spa'
- World Luxury Spa Awards 2013



DYNASTY 8- SIGNATURE DINING

18. 'Hong Kong & Macau's Best Restaurants' - Hong Kong Tatler 2013


19. 'Award Of Excellence' - Wine Spectator Magazine 2013



CONRAD MEETINGS

20. 'Top 25 Conference Hotels in Asia' - Smart Travel Asia 2013



ECO / SUSTAINABILITY

21. '2013 Asia's Leading Green Hotel' - World Travel Awards 


22. 'Best Green Hotel' - Travel+ China Travel Awards 2013

23. '2013 World's Leading Green Hotel' - World Travel Awards

About Conrad Macao, Cotai Central

Conrad Macao, Cotai Central is a world-class, contemporary, luxury hotel located at Sands Cotai Central, offering luxurious guestrooms and suites in a 40-floor tower overlooking the Cotai Strip. Just a five-minute drive from Macau International Airport, Conrad Macao offers easy access to all parts of Macao with limousine service, plus the added convenience of complimentary shuttle buses. Conrad Macao is also connected conveniently to ferry terminals and border crossing points within a few minutes of the hotel. Take advantage of our authentic connections to Macao's cultural and heritage areas or stay entertained with direct access to restaurants and 100 luxury brand shops at Shoppes at Cotai Central or relax at the Pool Deck or Health Club and Bodhi Spa. Conrad Macao, Cotai Central is the place to be in Macao to experience the luxury of being yourself. For more information, please visit http://www.conradmacao.com.

About Conrad Hotels and Resorts

Conrad Hotels & Resorts is the destination for the new generation of smart luxury travelers for whom life, business and pleasure seamlessly interact - people who know that the greatest luxury is the luxury of being yourself. A global brand consisting of 24 properties across 5 continents, Conrad Hotels & Resorts offer guests personalized experiences with sophisticated, locally inspired surroundings and connections to people and places around the corner or halfway around the world. Intuitive service is delivered with the Conrad Concierge App that puts Conrad's services and amenities at the guest's fingertips, whether ordering room service or a wakeup call to customizing the room's pillow options or arranging reservations at our locally inspired cuisine and spa offerings. Conrad is a global luxury brand of Hilton Worldwide with plans to add 12 more properties to the brand's portfolio. Connect with Conrad by booking at http://www.conradhotels.com or learn more about the brand by visiting http://news.conradhotels.com.

About Hilton Worldwide

Hilton Worldwide is a leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxury and full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and focused-service hotels. For 94 years, Hilton Worldwide has been dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences. The company's portfolio of ten world-class global brands is comprised of more than 4,000 managed, franchised, owned and leased hotels and timeshare properties, with more than 665,000 rooms in 90 countries and territories, including Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, DoubleTree by Hilton, Embassy Suites Hotels, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton Hotels, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also manages an award-winning customer loyalty program, Hilton HHonors™. Visit http://www.hiltonworldwide.com for more information and connect with Hilton Worldwide at http://www.facebook.com/hiltonworldwide, http://www.twitter.com/hiltonworldwide, http://www.youtube.com/hiltonworldwide, http://www.flickr.com/hiltonworldwide and http://www.linkedin.com/company/hilton-worldwide.

About Hilton Worldwide's 25th Anniversary in China

Hilton Worldwide is celebrating its 25th anniversary in China, marking a new milestone in Hilton Worldwide's legacy of providing Chinese guests with excellent hospitality services. In 1988, Hilton Worldwide became one of the first international hotel brands to enter China and has since grown with China's consumers by constantly innovating to win their hearts at home and abroad. Since its entry into China, Hilton Worldwide has been registering strong growth in the Chinese market by expanding its presence from over 30 operating hotels today to more than 150 hotels over the next few years. Hilton Worldwide is also accelerating its expansion in the market with more than 120 projects in the pipeline under the Waldorf Astoria, Conrad, Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton and Hilton Garden Inn brands. Over the past 25 years, Hilton Worldwide has launched meaningful initiatives tailored for Chinese tastes, including the Huanying program and Hilton HHonors program, and in 2011 Hilton Worldwide became the first multinational hotel company to sponsor the Chinese Olympic Committee. Hilton Worldwide is launching a series of campaigns and promotional activities to commemorate the event.

CONTACTS:

Mabel Wu / Joyce Chiu
Conrad Macao, Cotai Central
+853-8118-2268 / +853-8118-2374
mabel.wu@conradhotels.com / joyce.chiu@conradhotels.com

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