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Michelle Tan-Staples
Director of Public Relations
The Ritz-Carlton Shanghai, Pudong
Shanghai, Lujiazui, Pudong 200120
China
Phone: +86 21 2020 1128
Fax: ++86 21 2020 1119
michelle.tan@ritzcarlton.com

SHANGHAI, CHINA – February 2016 – Forbes Travel Guide today unveiled its 58th list of worldwide Star Rating recipients. Ritz-Carlton Shanghai, Pudong achieves the prestigious Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star Award.

Forbes Travel Guide is the most prestigious standard for luxury hospitality worldwide which now rates properties in 29 countries throughout The Americas, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region. The company continues its uniquely selective process for recognizing the finest properties in the markets it rates, rewarding intuitive, gracious service — which makes winning an award one of the most prestigious achievements in the industry.

After its grand opening in June 2010, The Ritz-Carlton Shanghai, Pudong achieves numerous awards including “Reader’s Choice - No.1 Hotel in World” by Condé Nast Traveler (U.S.), “Top City Hotels in Asia by Travel + Leisure (U.S.), “The Best Business Hotel in Shanghai by TTG China etc. It sets an unimpeachable standard of excellence in hospitality which stands out from the rest. The Ritz-Carlton Shanghai, Pudong has been fully committed towards guests’ satisfaction. It has been continuously upgrade its facility, listening to the customers, with concept refine at Scena Italian Restaurant, the addition of a winter garden in Flair Rooftop Restaurant & Bar and a renovation at the Pool and Gym changing area, incorporating saunas with a breathtaking view over Luijiazui, the Wall Street of China. Meanwhile, The Ritz-Carlton Shanghai, Pudong has constantly carried out off -job training seasons with experts of the industry. All the effort has paid out, yet requires perseverance, discipline and the necessary fun through our employees who truly demonstrate the motto of the brand, “We are Ladies and Gentlemen serving Ladies and Gentlemen”. 

“I’m honored and pleased of this prestigious Reward. It is a real statement of ultimate refined luxury experience for our Guests.” said Mr. Rainer Burkle, Regional Vice President of Ritz-Carlton China and General Manager of The Ritz-Carlton Shanghai, Pudong. “Any sustainable success requires persistent and a long-lasting effort by all concerned. With any sustainable goal, consistency in product and service is key to success. Five-Star service is the extra mile. It’s the unique and authentic experience of well-being that last in the Guest’s souvenir during his stay and in particular when he/she leaves the property. This sense of well-being commutes in a felling of nostalgia, the need to come-back.