Ascott voted best serviced residence operator for sixth consecutive year by Destination's Readers
Singapore, 6 February 2013 – CapitaLand’s wholly-owned serviced residence business unit, The Ascott Limited (Ascott), has won the annual DestinAsian Readers’ Choice Awards 2013 for Best Serviced Apartment/Residence Operator for the sixth time. Organised by the prestigious DestinAsian travel and lifestyle magazine, the awards recognise brands and destinations that provide unsurpassed standards in excellence and service. Ascott has won the awards every year since DestinAsian introduced the serviced apartment/residence category in 2008.
Mr Chong Kee Hiong, Ascott’s Chief Executive Officer, said: “Ascott takes great pride in making our guests feel at home whenever they stay with us. From creating the feeling of home at our properties to our signature style of warm, discreet and personalised service, we strive to provide our guests a truly memorable experience at every touch point. We thank our customers for their continued vote of confidence since we opened our first property The Ascott Singapore in 1984. As we continue to grow to achieve our target of 40,000 apartment units globally by 2015, we hope that more travellers will be able to experience our award-winning hospitality.”
Each year, DestinAsian polls its readers to determine the best brands and destinations that travellers return to time and again. Readers have selected the winner for each category based on their personal experiences with, amongst others, serviced residences, hotels, airlines, airports and destinations that impressed them in terms of luxury, service, style and comfort. For the first time, the survey also included questions that go beyond Asia Pacific in scope so that readers can vote for their favourite brands and destinations in the world.
Singapore-based Ascott operates three brands of serviced residences catering to the different lifestyle needs of expatriates and travellers. The premier Ascott The Residence brand provides top business executives luxurious living in elegant apartments. Citadines Apart’hotel offers independent travellers the flexibility to choose the services they require. For those travelling with children, Somerset Serviced Residence is ideal as the properties come with amenities such as playground, indoor playroom and children’s swimming pool. Besides spacious apartments with separate living and dining areas and a fully-equipped kitchen, residents will enjoy privacy, comfort of a home and top quality services.