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The 2018-2019 NOW Travel Asia Awards Gala Ceremony has been held at Kempinski Hotel Chengdu.
Chengdu, China, 16 November 2018
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NOW Travel Asia Awards ceremony 2018-2019 held at Kempinski Hotel Chengdu

Chengdu, China, 16 November 2018 The 2018-2019 NOW Travel Asia Awards Gala Ceremony has been held at Kempinski Hotel Chengdu. Under the concept of a new definition of luxury, there were over 200 nominees in numerous categories, with Asia’s top hotels, restaurants, spas, hotel designers, airlines and even chefs lining up for the vote to become the best of their class in Asia’s luxury travel industry.

The opening of the gala ceremony was held in the “Mood” Lounge. The ceremony started off with a Western-style cocktail party creating a casual, relaxed and free communication space for the participants, serving the finest hors d’oeuvres including handcraft smoked salmon from Scotland and fresh Gillardeau oyster from France paired with the hotel signature “Ming Gin” cocktail.

The awards ceremony gala dinner was held in the newly renovated Grand Ballroom, featuring a holograph ceiling creating a unique atmosphere.

The banquet team’s attention-grabbing eye for detail touched every aspect of the dinner, and guests with the highest expectations were stunned by the culinary performance during the celebration. The event was topped off by a live performance of a Sichuan opera highlighting the culture uniqueness of Chengdu as the capital city of the Sichuan province.

About Kempinski Hotel Chengdu:

Kempinski Hotel Chengdu enjoys a great location in the affluent south of the city, close to the offices of many international companies and consulates. Only 20 minutes from the airport and 15 minutes from the vibrant city centre, it is the perfect place for the business and leisure traveller. In addition to 471 guestrooms and suites, Kempinski Hotel Chengdu offers excellent Chinese and international cuisine, as well as freshly brewed homemade beer of the famous Paulaner Bräuhaus. Chengdu is also a perfect place for nature-loving travellers, endowed with an abundance of natural parks, including the majestic Emei Mountain, picturesque Jiuzhaigou and the world’s largest giant panda sanctuary. With a perfect blend of European hospitality and spicy Sichuan flair, Kempinski Hotel Chengdu invites you to step into a world of beautiful performance.

About Kempinski Hotels:

Created in 1897, Kempinski Hotels is Europe’s oldest luxury hotel group. The brand’s rich heritage of impeccable personal service and superb hospitality is complemented by the exclusivity and individuality of its properties. Kempinski now comprises a portfolio of 75 five-star hotels and residences in 33 countries and continues to add new properties in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia. Each one reflects the strength and success of the Kempinski brand without losing sight of its heritage. The portfolio comprises historic landmark properties, award-winning urban lifestyle hotels, outstanding resorts and prestigious residences. Each one imbues the quality guests have come to expect from Kempinski while embracing the cultural traditions of its location. Kempinski is a founding member of the Global Hotel Alliance (GHA), the world’s largest alliance of independent hotel brands.

For further press information:

Eileen Hong • Marketing and Communication Manager

Kempinski Hotel Chengdu • No. 42, 4th Section South Renmin Rd • 610041 Chengdu •P.R. China

Tel +86 28 8526 9999-5304 • Mob +86 181 9088 1330   • E-Mail: eileen.hong

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