THE ST. REGIS TIANJIN CELEBRATES THE APPOINTMENT OF NEW GENERAL MANAGER: MR. PAUL CUNNINGHAM
China?s Newest St. Regis Recognized as Best New Luxury Boutique Hotel in Tianjin by Hurun Report at the 2012 Hurun Best of the Best Awards
The St. Regis Tianjin is also named One of Eight Hotels to Check Out in China
by GQ China and One of the Best New Hotels for 2011 by
Travel & Leisure and Travel & Leisure Golf 2011 Travel Awards
TIANJIN, China (February 16, 2012) ? Just less than 3 months after its opening, The St. Regis Tianjin has already won several accolades. These include Best New Luxury Boutique Hotel in Tianjin at the 2012 Hurun Best of the Best Awards; one of the best new hotels for 2011 by China?s Travel & Leisure and Travel & Leisure Golf 2011 Travel Awards and one of eight hotels worth checking out in China by GQ China. These recognitions follow the The St. Regis Tianjin?s grand opening in November 2011 and are testaments to the hotel?s luxurious accommodations and amenities, impeccable white glove service, impressive design, and innovative culinary venues. The iconic new hotel, situated in the financial heart of Heping District in Tianjin, is destined to become a city landmark and epicenter for influential business leaders, society tastemakers and discerning travelers.
?We are thrilled that The St. Regis Tianjin has been honored with these awards and acknowledgements by three of China?s most sought-after publications,? said hotel manger Joey Wu. ?It is rewarding to be recognized for our efforts in creating a visually enticing, luxurious hotel where guests from near and far will savor unparalleled signature St. Regis Butler Service, deluxe amenities, and unique dining experiences at the best address in Tianjin.?
The 274-room St. Regis Tianjin is ideally located in the prestigious Heping district along the picturesque Hai River, considered the ?Jin Men? or ?Gateway? to Tianjin, home to Northern China?s most treasured cultural, historic and natural attractions. The St. Regis Tianjin is an exquisite sanctuary of unsurpassed elegance at one of Tianjin?s most coveted addresses. The hotel has also introduced a world of epicurean experiences that are unmatched in Tianjin, with restaurants that are bound to become destinations in and of themselves for visiting travelers and locals alike, including a contemporary European bistro reminiscent of a modern Parisian brasserie.
The St. Regis Tianjin was selected as one of the best new hotels for 2011 by China?s Travel & Leisure and Travel & Leisure Golf 2011 Travel Awards, which recognizes the most impressive entrants from a variety of sectors, including travel destinations, hotels, airlines, and cruise liners. The judging panel consists of the magazine?s editors, third-party experts, business travelers, and VIP readers. The final list of winners was released in January 2012 with awards ceremonies taking place in February 2012 in Beijing and Shanghai.
The St. Regis Tianjin was also featured as one of eight hotels in China worth checking out in the December 2011 issue of GQ China, a popular men?s interest magazine. The hotel was recognized for its iconic structure and interior design, ideal location, and signature St. Regis butler service.
Additionally, The St. Regis Tianjin was awarded the 2011 Best New Luxury Boutique Hotel in Tianjin by Hurun Report at the 2012 Hurun Best of the Best Awards.
The St. Regis Tianjin is located at the most coveted address in this historic and cosmopolitan city, perfect for discerning business and leisure travelers. Showcasing architecture by the world-renowned firm of Skidmore Owings and Merrill, The St. Regis Tianjin will be a spectacular addition to the city?s skyline. Located on the picturesque south bank of the Hai River, the iconic 18 floor building is constructed of steel and glass in the shape of a hollowed cube that further complements the concept of ?Jin Men.? Walking distance to the major businesses, financial centers, and Tianjin Railway Station with high-speed train rail service to Beijing, The St. Regis Tianjin is an exquisite sanctuary of unsurpassed elegance. The St. Regis Tianjin is also the first hotel in Tianjin to introduce the signature St. Regis Butler Service as well as the city?s largest Presidential Suite. A number of important historic and cultural locations as well as high-end dining and entertainment venues are also within easy walking distance. The trendy Jinwan Plaza, just a few blocks away, offers fine dining, theaters and hip nightclubs in a bright, lively setting.
For more information, please visit www.stregis.com/tianjin.
About St. Regis Hotels & Resorts
Combining classic sophistication and modern luxury, the St. Regis brand remains faithful to its commitment to excellence. Founded by John Jacob Astor IV, with the opening of the first St. Regis Hotel in New York City over a century ago, the St. Regis brand of hotels and residences is known for its unique luxury dimension, customized service and refined elegance in the best destinations worldwide. Plans for the brand to globally continue its legacy include long-awaited St. Regis US and Latin American hotels and resorts in Bal Harbour, Buenos Aires and the Riviera Maya. In Asia, St. Regis has also announced plans to open hotels in Changsha, Chengdu, Kuala Lumpur, Lijiang, Sanya Yalong Bay, Shenzhen, Tianjin and Zhuhai. In Europe, Africa and the Middle East, the St. Regis brand will continue to expand in Abu Dhabi, Amman, Cairo, Doha and Mauritius. The distinctive trait of the St. Regis experience is customized service and attention to detail through signature St. Regis Butler Service, coveted locations and luxurious design. For more information on St. Regis Hotels & Resorts, please visit www.stregis.com and for the privilege of residential ownership, please visit www.stregis.com/residences.