Friday, 28 October 2016
The Langham, Melbourne Recognised with Condé Nast Traveler's 2016 Readers' Choice Award
Condé Nast Traveler has announced the results of its 29th annual Readers' Choice Awards with The Langham, Melbourne recognised as the number two hotel in Australia and New Zealand and Melbourne's only hotel to be in included in the Top Ten list.
The Langham, Melbourne's sister properties in London, Boston, Chicago, Pasadena and New York were also named in the Top Ten lists in their respective cities.
Over 300,000 dedicated readers – nearly twice as many as last year -- cast votes for 7,394 hotels, 606 cities, 500 cruise ships, and 236 islands, in an average survey time of 8.4 minutes. The result? The 1,402 best travel experiences in the world.
''This accolade firmly cements our reputation as being one of Melbourne's leading hotels. We are delighted by this award and thank our guests for taking the time to vote for The Langham, Melbourne,” commented Ben Sington, Managing Director of The Langham, Melbourne.
“In other exciting news, we are looking forward to hosting guests during the World Cup of Golf in November and taking care of opera buffs who will be attending Opera Australia's ambitious production of Wagner's Ring Cycle at the Arts Centre Melbourne in December. In addition to our proud partnership with Opera Australia we are thrilled to be the official hotel partner of the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival which celebrates its 25th anniversary in 2017,” added Sington.
The Langham, Melbourne has recently welcomed to the hotel Steve Grein as Executive Chef and is hosting a spectacular event on Melbourne Cup Day on Tuesday 1 November at the acclaimed Melba restaurant.
The Langham, Melbourne prides itself on delivering service with poise. Teamed with its signature service and unparalleled facilities including an expansive outdoor sundeck, pool and boasting suites with spacious outdoor terraces, there is no question, the hotel's favourite times of year are spring and summer.
The Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards are the longest-running and most prestigious recognition of excellence in the travel industry and are commonly known as “the best of the best of travel.” Under Editor in Chief Pilar Guzmán, the Readers' Choice Awards have become more selective and specific to the passions that inspire today's travellers.
The Readers' Choice Awards are announced in the November issue of Condé Nast Traveler, on newsstands from October 25, 2016. The full list is published exclusively online, at www.CNTraveler.com/rca.