Starwood Hotels & Resorts Malaysia’s excellent commitment in providing warm hospitality and top notch services were recognized when two of its hotels were listed recently in two prestigious categories by Condé Nast Traveler “ Best in World” Reader’s Choice Awards 2014. The two Starwood Hotels & Resorts in Malaysia that had the privilege receiving such recognition are Le Méridien Kota Kinabalu, voted under the category – Best Hotels in Southeast Asia; whilst The Andaman, A Luxury Collection Resort under the Top 20 Resorts in Asia respectively.

“We at Le Méridien Kota Kinabalu are thrilled to receive such recognition. This accomplishment has definitely set a higher benchmark for us to continue striving to deliver our best to all our guests and customers and within the hospitality industry. I am proud of the hotel team and the dedication they have put into ensuring all our guests’ expectations are exceeded and it is acknowledged by the travellers around the globe.  “said Fiona Hagan, General Manager of Le Méridien Kota Kinabalu.

Located at the heart of the capital city of Sabah, Le Méridien Kota Kinabalu is a 5-star business hotel just 15 minutes away from the Kota Kinabalu International Airport. The hotel is designed to appeal to both high-end leisure travellers as well as corporate and meetings markets. Reflecting Le Méridien’s commitment to an extraordinary guest experience, Le Méridien Kota Kinabalu offers the highest standards of personal service whilst still embracing the unique local culture of Sabah. To discover more information on the hotel, visit or call the team at +6088 322 222

“Our commitment in providing extraordinary guest experiences through excellent service has proven to be our strength, and being located on the 9th Best Beach in the world has definitely allowed us to be recognized as one of the top 20 resorts in Asia. We are proud to have our efforts recognized by Condé Nast Traveler and its readers and would like to express our biggest appreciation for the honor!” said Christian Metzner, General Manager of The Andaman, A Luxury Collection Resort.

The Andaman, A Luxury Collection Resort, Langkawi is a haven of relaxed luxury, offering only the highest level of personalized service to discerning travellers. Located in an idyllic tropical setting on Malaysia’s Langkawi Island, The Andaman is cosily tucked away between a 10 million year-old rainforest in the tranquil Datai Bay and an 8,000 year-old fringing coral reef. Abundant with rare wildlife and exotic flora, The Andaman’s magnificent locale enables guests to partake in a wide range of activities that integrate the surrounding nature while still enjoying the luxurious trimmings of a five star resort. For more information on The Andaman and exclusive packages, please visit or contact the resort at +604 959 1088

This year marks the 27th year for the Condé Nast Traveler “Best in World” Reader’s Choice Awards, making it the most respected and trusted source for travellers around the globe. The winners were voted based on a survey available through a secure website at under a host of different categories which includes the world’s best hotels, cities, islands, cruises, and resorts. This award brand is recognized globally as the ultimate hallmark of quality, with winners setting the benchmark to which all others aspire.

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