Ultra luxury lifestyle purveyor American Express FINE HOTELS & RESORTS named Capella Singapore as the inaugural winner of the Partner of the Year Award for Asia. Being one of only three winners in the world, this accolade reinforces Capella Singapore’s position as the best resort in Asia.
Capella Singapore: Inaugural winner of the American Express FINE HOTELS & RESORTS Partner of the Year in Asia
Mr. Horst Schulze, Chairman and CEO of Capella Hotel Group, said, “I would like to extend my sincere appreciation to American Express FINE HOTELS & RESORTS for this recognition. We truly value the relationship we have with American Express and to be recognized as their Partner of the Year for Asia is quite an honor. Additionally, I would like to congratulate our team of Service Professionals at Capella Singapore who continue to create excellence day in and day out.”
“We are thrilled to honor Capella Singapore as our 2014 FINE HOTELS & RESORTS Partner of the Year for Asia,” said Ms. Rena Pandya, Director-Strategic Lodging Partnerships, American Express Travel & Lifestyle Services. “This extraordinary hotel has consistently delivered top product and seamless service to our Platinum and Centurion Card Members, and we look forward to many more years of successful partnership.”
“The American Express FINE HOTELS & RESORTS program comprises more than 800 partner hotels globally. To be chosen as the only winner in Asia Pacific is an immense honor. My team and I are encouraged by the consistently high ratings from their Platinum and Centurion members as well as the mystery shoppers who have graced our resort”, said Mr. Alejandro Helbling, General Manager of Capella Singapore.
“This is a true testament of our philosophy. Creating luxury experiences involve more than just the hardware. It lies in the detailed initiatives of each member of our staff, who makes a personal effort to create new and memorable experiences for every guest, every day”, continued Mr. Helbling.
Capella Singapore offers an inspiring natural setting while providing easy access to Singapore’s financial and shopping districts. Residing on 30 acres of lush rainforest, the resort’s peaceful setting on a knoll is a rare masterpiece, boldly marrying Singapore’s rich colonial heritage with a symphony of contemporary architectural curves and designs. With just 112 rooms, suites, villas and manors, our guests are assured a personalised experience amidst beautifully landscaped surroundings.
A hallmark of the Capella experience is the luxury of preferential service provided by Personal Assistants available round-the-clock. Guests can delight their epicurean senses at Capella’s three dining choices, Cassia, a fine-dining Chinese restaurant, The Knolls, an all-day Mediterranean restaurant as well as Bob’s Bar where guests can unwind after a long day and Singapore’s breathtaking sunset. Capella Singapore is also home to the award-winning Auriga Spa. Other facilities that are available include a Fitness Centre, three meeting rooms; a business centre with two boardrooms, a library and three cascading outdoor pools.
Other awards Capella Singapore has won include a three consecutive year Five-Star Rating by leading luxury travel specialists, the Forbes Travel Guide. The hotel has also been recognised in Tripadvisor’s Traveller’s Choice 2015 for best luxury hotel in Singapore, as well as being named the “Best Hotel Experience” in the 2013 Singapore Tourism Board’s Singapore Experience Awards. Capella Singapore was also listed in the “Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards 2012 — Top 100 Hotels, Top 5 Hotels in Asia and Top 5 Spas in Asia”, “Top 100 Hotels in the World 2012” by Robb Report, Condé Nast Traveler’s Hot List Hotels 2010, Singapore and “Best Resort” in Singapore Tatler’s Best of Singapore 2010 awards.