InterContinental Hong Kong Takes Home the Gold

4th Jan 2005

Jean-Jacques Reibel, Managing Director of InterContinental Hong Kong, the wholly-owned Asia-Pacific flagship property of InterContinental Hotels Group, is pleased to announce that InterContinental Hong Kong took home four awards at the World Travel Awards, which were held in Barbados earlier this month.  The hotel won top honours in the following categories:Ê Asia’s Leading Hotel, Asia’s Leading Conference Hotel, Hong Kong’s Leading Hotel and Hong Kong’s Leading Spa Hotel. InterContinental Hotels Group was named the World’s Leading Hotel Group.
The 11th Annual World Travel Awards Gala showcased the results of votes by travel agents worldwide on the world’s best in the travel industry. OverÊ 2.5 million voting forms were broadcast to over 150,000 frontline agents and 80,000 travel agencies worldwide.

As per Jean-Jacques Reibel, “We are absolutely delighted with these multiple honours. This is a great tribute to our outstanding employees, who truly provide our guests with a highly personalised level of service. These awards also reflect our commitment to understanding our guests’ needs and to continually providing them with enhanced facilities and services.”

Occupying a prime location on the Kowloon waterfront, InterContinental Hong Kong has long been recognised for its exceptional harbor views. In fact, it was voted “the world’s best view” by the Virtuoso LuxeReport.Ê The hotel was also recently named the Best Business Hotel by Travel Trade Gazette (TTG) Asia andÊ TTG China.Ê In 2003, World Travel Awards named InterContinental Hong Kong Asia’s Leading Conference Hotel and in 2002,Ê Asia’s Leading Hotel.

InterContinental Hong Kong is famed for its luxurious rooms and suites, impeccable service and world-class restaurants, which include SPOON by Alain Ducasse, recently voted one of the top new “Hot Tables” on Condé Nast Traveler’s exclusive “Hot List”. There’s also Yan Toh Heen, renowned as one of Asia’s finest Chinese restaurants. Yü, a unique and innovative seafood restaurant, Steak House Bar & Grill, and Harbourside for all-day dining.

The feng shui designed I-Spa was named the Best Spa in Hong Kong by SpaFinder Magazine (USA).Ê Here, in the luxury of private spa suites (each with Jacuzzi, sauna, steam shower and massage facilities) guests can rejuvenate body and soul with signature Oriental Healing or Jetlag Relief treatments, as well as a full range of body and facial treatments.


The InterContinental Ballroom, the city’s largest, is the venue of choice for Hong Kong’s most glamorous galas and weddings, as well as top incentive and meetings.Ê Eleven harbourview function rooms, all of which were recently renovated with a contemporary new look and the latest technology, offer personal meeting butler service. The hotel’s dedicated Events Team creates tailor-made “Meetings to Inspire” and “Events with Style” within the hotel or anywhere in Hong Kong.


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