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SHANGHAI – Oct. 9, 2018 – Condé Nast Traveler today announced the results of its 31st annual Readers’ Choice Awards with The Ritz-Carlton Shanghai, Pudong recognized as the #1 hotel in China.

“We are incredibly honored to be recognized by Condé Nast Traveler readers as the number one hotel in China,” said Andrew Houghton, General Manager of The Ritz-Carlton Shanghai, Pudong. “This prestigious award is a testament to the tireless efforts made by our team to provide exceptional service to each and every guest who stays with us.”

Nearly half a million Condé Nast Traveler readers submitted a recording-breaking number of responses rating their travel experiences to provide a full snapshot of where and how we travel today.

Located in Lujiazui financial and entertainment center, The Ritz-Carlton Shanghai, Pudong occupies the top 18 floors of the Shanghai ifc Tower I. The hotel complex is the masterpiece of world-famous architect Cesar Pelli. With interior designs by Richard Farnell, the style of the hotel is a contemporary interpretation of 1930s Shanghai Art Deco. With magnificent sweeping views over The Bund, the hotel has most intact collection of Art Deco architecture anywhere in the world.

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.”

The 2018 Readers' Choice Awards are published exclusively on Condé Nast Traveler's website at and celebrated in the November issue on newsstands nationwide on October 16.