Mandarin Oriental, Miami Named Best Business Hotel In Travel And Leisure`s Annual World`s Best Award

Mandarin Oriental, Miami was awarded “Best Business Hotel” in Miami in Travel + Leisure magazine’s 2002 World’s Best Awards. The results are featured in the magazine’s September issue, which highlights the best business hotels in more than 50 cities around the globe.

The 329-room hotel located on the waterfront enclave of idyllic Brickell Key, was also voted within the Top 100 Hotels in the US & Canada category. The hotel’s stunning spa - The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Miami - was named within the Top 25 Hotel Spas in the US & Canada category, taking the #2 position.

The World’s Best Awards results were gathered from a questionnaire made available to Travel + Leisure subscribers at To determine the world’s best business hotels, readers were asked to rate the quality of top hotels around the world for business travelers.

Contemporary in design and with a prominent waterfront location, Mandarin Oriental, Miami includes two high-energy restaurants, the Lobby Lounge, M-Bar - a dynamic cocktail lounge and martini bar, extensive meeting and business facilities and Miami’s most spacious rooms and suites, offering dramatic views of the bay and ocean.

Mandarin Oriental is the award-winning owner and operator of some of the world’s most prestigious hotels and resorts. In total, the Group operates 18 luxury hotels in key business and leisure destinations, with three additional hotels under development, including New York (opening late 2003), Washington D.C. (opening 2004) and Tokyo (opening 2006). Mandarin Oriental now operates some 7,000 rooms in eleven countries with nine hotels in Asia, six in The Americas and three in Europe.