Ascott wins Europe Leading Serviced Apartment Brand at WTA 2019 for 4th year running
Ascott wins Europe's Leading Serviced Apartment Brand at World Travel Awards 2019 for fourth year running
Accorded seven accolades including top awards across Belgium, Germany, Spain and Turkey
Singapore, 11 June 2019 – The Ascott Limited (Ascott) has won Europe’s Leading Serviced Apartment Brand 2019 for its Citadines properties for the fourth year running, along with six other awards at this year’s World Travel Awards.
The annual event, held on 8th June in Madeira, Portugal, recognises leadership and excellence across all sectors of the global travel and tourism industry, based on votes by industry professionals and travellers. Ascott, one of the world's leading international lodging owner-operators, has been accorded the following awards:
Europe's Leading Serviced Apartment Brand 2019: Citadines Apart'hotel
Europe's Leading Serviced Apartments 2019: La Clef Champs-Elysées Paris, France
Belgium's Leading Serviced Apartments 2019: Citadines Sainte-Catherine Brussels
Germany's Leading Serviced Apartment Brand 2019: Citadines Apart'hotel
Germany's Leading Serviced Apartments 2019: Citadines Arnulfpark Munich
Spain's Leading Serviced Apartments 2019: Citadines Ramblas Barcelona
Turkey's Leading Serviced Apartments 2019: Somerset Maslak Istanbul
Mr Lee Ngor Houai, Ascott’s Managing Director for Europe, said: “We are honoured to be recognised for Ascott’s quality properties and exemplary customer service across the Citadines Apart’hotel and The Crest Collection brands in Europe, and for our first property in Turkey – Somerset Maslak Istanbul. La Clef Champs-Elysées Paris, the third property under The Crest Collection, has just opened early this year following a two-year makeover. This year, we also look forward to the opening of two more properties in France and the United Kingdom under our well-loved Citadines brand.”
“To further delight our guests with a wider range of privileges, we recently rolled out Ascott Star Rewards, the world’s first loyalty programme in the serviced residence industry to offer full flexibility to earn and redeem points. With these accolades, we are further motivated to push the benchmarks in delivering greater customer satisfaction and value in our work.”
Mr Phillipe Mettey, Ascott’s Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Europe, who received the awards on behalf of the company, said: “We are thrilled to win Europe’s Leading Serviced Apartment Brand for the fourth consecutive year, as well as Germany’s Leading Serviced Apartment Brand for the seventh year running. We are incredibly proud of our employees who have displayed strong dedication and commitment to their work. We will continue to leverage Ascott’s over 30 years of strong management expertise, and excite our guests with our top-notch properties, loyalty programme and customer experience.”
In April 2019, Ascott clinched three top accolades at the World Travel Awards Middle East Gala Ceremony, including Middle East’s Leading Serviced Apartment Brand for the fourth consecutive year.
From now till 31 July 2019, members of Ascott Star Rewards (ASR) can enjoy up to 40% off their stays till 31 August 2019 and earn twice the rewards points if they select the Great ASR Stay promotion and book directly via the Ascott website.