The Big Winners from the That's 2018 Hospitality Awards, Plus Photos

By That's PRD, August 31, 2018

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After months of preparation and anticipation, the That’s 2018 Hospitality Awards were held last night at the Conrad Guangzhou, the event’s first appearance in the Pearl River Delta. 

Launched last year, That’s Hospitality Awards celebrates the very best of China’s diverse and world-class hospitality industry. Last night’s gala dinner was attended by over 220 prominent personalities from around China, among them hotel professionals, industry suppliers and members of the diplomatic and business community. 

The ceremony bestowed honors on the most innovative, ambitious and acclaimed hotels in China. Thirty-three awards were given out over 10 categories, with over 100 hotels honored. 

The That's 2018 Hospitality Awards party kicked off with a lovely wine and cocktail reception outside the Conrad Guangzhou’s grand ballroom. We then moved into the ballroom for the awards ceremony. A huge thanks to our wine sponsor Summergate Fine Wines, water sponsor FIJI Water, spirit sponsor Camus and our ‘Gold Sponsor,’ Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon Airways. And of course, a major thank you to the team at Conrad Guangzhou for hosting us in their fabulous ballroom!  

Before we unveil the big winners from last night’s party, let’s take a photographic look back at the festivities!

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Drumroll please! Without further ado, we give you the winners of the That’s 2018 Hospitality Awards.

Newly-Opened Hotel of the Year

Bellagio Shanghai
The Sukhothai Shanghai 
W Suzhou
The Shanghai EDITION
Dhawa Jinshanling
InterContinental Guangzhou Exhibition Center
Hyatt Regency Shenzhen Airport

Newly-Opened Business Hotel of the Year

Marriott Shanghai Kangqiao
Hyatt Place Shanghai Tianshan Plaza

Newly-Opened Family-Friendly Hotel of the Year

The Qube Hotel Shanghai Sanjiagang

The Most Highly Anticipated New Hotel of the Year

InterContinental Shanghai Wonderland
Le Méridien Hangzhou, Binjiang
InterContinental Zhuhai

The Most Highly Anticipated Co-Living Apartment of the Year

Cohost West Bund

Newly-Opened Serviced Apartment of the Year

Marriott Executive Apartments Hangzhou
Fraser Place Binhai Tianjin
Shama Changfeng Shanghai

The Most Highly Anticipated New Serviced Apartment of the Year

Shama Hongqiao Shanghai
Oakwood Apartments Sanya
LN Residence

Luxury Hotel of the Year

The St. Regis Shanghai Jingan
Jumeirah Nanjing
Jing An Shangri-la, West Shanghai
Four Seasons Hotel Pudong, Shanghai
Grand Hyatt Shanghai
Waldorf Astoria Chengdu
Fairmont Peace Hotel
Waldorf Astoria Beijing
W Guangzhou
The Langham, Shenzhen

Trendy Luxury Hotel of the Year

Conrad Guangzhou 

Luxury Serviced Apartment of the Year

GTC Residence Beijing
Ascott Raffles City Shenzhen

MICE Hotel of the Year

Mandarin Oriental Pudong, Shanghai
Kerry Hotel Pudong, Shanghai
Sheraton Grand Shanghai Pudong Hotel
Crowne Plaza Beijing Chaoyang U-Town
Renaissance Beijing Wangfujing Hotel
Langham Place, Guangzhou
LN Garden Hotel, Guangzhou
Pullman Guangzhou Baiyun Airport
Marco Polo Shenzhen

Business Hotel of the Year

Grand Kempinski Hotel Shanghai
Okura Garden Hotel Shanghai
Hyatt on the Bund
Golden Tulip Shanghai Rainbow
Jinling Hotel 

The Most Popular Hotel for Business Travelers

Pudong Shangri-La, East Shanghai
The Westin Bund Center Shanghai
InterContinental Shanghai Expo
Greenland World Center Hotels
Cordis, Shanghai, Hongqiao
Days Hotel Beijing New Exhibition Center
Ascott Macau

The Most Popular Residence for Business Travelers

Shanghai Marriott Hotel Pudong East
Jing An Kerry Residences

The Most Popular Serviced Apartment for Long Stay Guests

One Sunland Serviced Suites Managed by Lanson Place
Oakwood Residence Damei Beijing
Grand Gateway 66 Serviced Apartments
Somerset Grandview Shenzhen

Family-Friendly Hotel of the Year

Hilton Dalian Golden Pebble Beach Resort
Hilton Huizhou Longmen Resort
Hyatt Regency Chongming

Family-Friendly Serviced Apartment of the Year

Kerry Parkside Residences
Ascott IFC Guangzhou
Oakwood Gold Arch Residence Guangzhou

Boutique Hotel of the Year

Hotel Indigo Shanghai on the Bund 

Art Hotel of the Year

LN Hotel Five, Guangzhou

Award for Outstanding Hotel Design

The Middle House
Andaz Xintiandi, Shanghai
Niccolo Chengdu 

Award for Outstanding Hospitality Design

Indigo Living

Landmark Hotel of the Year

Park Hyatt Shanghai
Futian Shangri-La, Shenzhen

Getaway Hotel of the Year

Annshe Resort Hotel
Sunrise Kempinski Hotel Beijing & Yanqi Island
Hilton Zhoushan 

Urban Resort Hotel of the Year

Crowne Plaza Shanghai Harbour City
Sheraton Dameisha Resort Shenzhen

Contemporary Lifestyle Hotel of the Year

W Shanghai - The Bund
NUO Hotel Beijing 

Historic Hotel of the Year

Pan Pacific Suzhou

Award for Outstanding City View

Le Royal Méridien Shanghai
The St. Regis Shenzhen

Award for Excellent Residence Service

Parkside Serviced Suites by Lanson Place
Oak Chateau
Atlantic Heights
Beijing Kerry Residence
Tyms Residence

Hotel Spa of the Year

The Spa at Mandarin Oriental Pudong, Shanghai
The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Guangzhou
FLARE Spa at Four Seasons Hotel Pudong, Shanghai

Outstanding Hotel Swimming Pool of the Year

Rosewood Sanya

Award for Excellent Hotel Management Company

Suning Hotels & Resorts

Outstanding Hotelier of the Year

Ken Chow
Jimmy Sung
Florian S. Kuhn
Marco Avitabile
Michael Zhu

Award for Excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility

Shanghai Jin Jiang Louvre Asia Hotel Management Co., Ltd
Greenland International Hotels Group 

A huge congrats to all, we hope to see you again next year!

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