Oakwood wins on the 1st year that the category is launched at the World Travel Awards
Online PR News – 25-October-2012 – Singapore – Oakwood was awarded “Asia’s Leading Serviced Apartment Brand” at the World Travel Awards (WTA) Asia, Australasia & Indian Ocean gala dinner-ceremony held in Singapore.
Oakwood Asia Pacific’s Managing Director PG Mathew says, “We are honored to receive this award on the first year that the World Travel Awards are giving recognition to Serviced Apartments in a separate category. We thank our partners, clients, guests and associates whose continued support strengthens our commitment to deliver superior products and services that exceed expectations and provide exceptional experiences every time, in every city that Oakwood is present. We also acknowledge the World Travel Awards for recognizing the role of serviced apartments in the hospitality industry and their increasing importance in serving the needs of the modern global traveller.”
Mathew went on to emphasize that the award belongs to the whole Oakwood team. “This is a symbol of the dedication and efforts of our entire team who continuously strive to make our residents and clients happy and strengthens our relationship for the long-term.”
Oakwood pioneered the serviced apartment concept in the United States more than 50 years ago and has since built an excellent reputation as an international brand with a proven track record in operating and managing a growing portfolio of successful serviced apartments in Asia and around the globe. It has nearly 25,000 apartments in North America, the Middle East, Asia and Europe.
In Asia Pacific, Oakwood is represented in 14 cities in 7 countries, where our customers can choose from three brands, Oakwood Premier, Oakwood Residence and Oakwood Apartments according to their individual life style and needs. Oakwood Premier caters to travelers who demand luxury and style, combining impressive apartments with amenities and services of luxury hotels. Oakwood Residence offers spacious and elegant apartments that capture all the comforts of home. Oakwood Apartments provide chic accommodations with limited service and modern essentials.
World Travel Awards (WTA), 'the Oscars of the travel industry', was established 19 years ago, with the aim to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all sectors of the global travel and tourism industry. Nominations are gathered by region and voting is carried out by an audience of 213,000 travel agents and tourism professionals from 164 countries, including visitors to WTA’s website who are encouraged to submit their votes via the online voting system. The winners of these regional heats will progress to the Grand Final, which will take place in India in December 2012.