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Fairmont Singapore Voted Amongst Southeast Asia's Top 20 Hotels by Conde Nast Traveler

Publish Date: 18-Oct-2012

Singapore Thursday, October 18, 2012 Condé Nast Traveler magazine has released its annual Readers’ Choice Awards survey, placing Fairmont Singapore at 16th position in the category of Top 20 Hotels in Southeast Asia. In its 25th year of honouring excellence in hospitality, the poll ranks hotels, resorts, cities and more on a variety of metrics, and publishes the crème de la crème of travel in its November 2012 issue. The Readers’ Choice Awards rate the cities, islands, and hotels magazine readers visited in the past year, and the airlines and cruise ships they traveled with.

“This recognition is an affirmation of Fairmont Singapore’s commitment to turn moments into memories for all our guests with every opportunity. We would not have achieved this without the dedication of our colleagues who go out of their way to provide personalized attention, and warm and engaging service to our guests, leaving them with  indelible and authentically local experiences,” says Mr Aiden McAuley, Managing Director of Fairmont Singapore.

With a record 46,476 Condé Nast Traveler readers casting ballots, earning high praise from travelers were an additional 30 Fairmont properties including two new additions: Boston’s premier waterfront hotel Fairmont Battery  Wharf, and Mexico’s perennial west coast favorite The Fairmont Acapulco Princess. Fairmont Heritage Place, Franz Klammer Lodge in Telluride scored an impressive showing as it was voted to the coveted Top 100 Hotels & Resorts in the World list. Contemporary properties such as Mexico’s Fairmont Mayakoba and Vancouver’s Fairmont Pacific Rim were honored alongside grande dame hotels such as The Fairmont San Francisco and The Savoy, A Fairmont Managed Hotel. The luxury hotel brand prevailed in Canada, with seven of the country’s top hotels and seven of the top resorts, while in the United States 11 hotels and resorts received the prestigious honor. In Kenya, Fairmont’s legendary safari retreat, Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club was honored among the top resorts in Africa.

The following is the full list of Fairmont Hotels & Resorts that were chosen by Condé Nast Traveler readers as favorites within their categories:

Top Hotels, Southeast Asia
Fairmont Singapore
Top 100 Hotels & Resorts in the World
Fairmont Heritage Place, Franz Klammer Lodge
Top Resorts, Southwest U.S.
Fairmont Scottsdale Princess
Top Resorts, Hawaii
The Fairmont Kea Lani, Maui and The Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii
Top Hotels, New York City
The Plaza, A Fairmont Managed Hotel
Top Hotels, Pacific Northwest, U.S.
The Fairmont Olympic Hotel, Seattle
Top Hotels, Southern California
Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows and The Fairmont San Francisco
Top Hotels, Northeast, U.S.
Fairmont Battery Wharf
Top Hotels, Canada
Fairmont Château Laurier, Ottawa; The Fairmont Empress, Victoria; The Fairmont Hotel MacDonald, Edmonton; The Fairmont Hotel Vancouver; Fairmont Pacific Rim, Vancouver; The Fairmont Vancouver Airport; The Fairmont Waterfront, Vancouver
Top Resorts, Canada
The Fairmont Banff Springs, Alberta; The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise; The Fairmont Chateau Whistler; The Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge, Alberta; Fairmont Le Château Frontenac, Quebec City; Fairmont Le Manoir Richelieu, Charlevoix and Fairmont Le Château Montebello.
Top Resorts, Pacific Riviera, Mexico
The Fairmont Acapulco Princess
Top Resorts, Cancun & the Yucatan, Mexico
Fairmont Mayakoba, Riviera Maya
Top Resorts, Caribbean
The Fairmont Royal Pavilion, Barbados
Top Resorts, Atlantic
The Fairmont Southampton, Bermuda
Top Resorts & Safari Camps, Africa
Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club
Top Hotels Northern Europe
Fairmont Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten, Hamburg, Germany
Top Hotels, British Isles
The Savoy, A Fairmont Managed Hotel, London

About Fairmont Singapore
Fairmont Singapore, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts’ pioneer property in Asia comprises 769 guestrooms and suites, and offers a distinct collection of 16 restaurants and bars, the award-winning Willow Stream Spa and Raffles City Convention Centre, offering 70,000sqft of cutting-edge function space. Strategically located in the heart of Singapore’s business, shopping and entertainment districts, Fairmont Singapore is where sophisticated travellers discover culturally rich experiences that are authentic to the Lion City.

About Fairmont Hotels & Resorts
Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, which will arrive in destinations as diverse as Jaipur, Kyiv and Manila in 2012, is a celebrated collection of more than 60 luxury properties around the globe, including Shanghai's Fairmont Peace Hotel, The Plaza in New York, and Makkah Clock Royal Tower in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The luxury brand's distinctive hotels offer a sense of heritage and sophistication, warm, engaging service and culturally rich experiences.

A community and environmental leader, Fairmont is also recognized internationally for its responsible tourism practices and award-winning Green Partnership program. Fairmont is owned by FRHI Holdings Limited, a leading global hotel company with over 100 hotels under the Fairmont, Raffles, and Swissôtel brands. The company also manages Fairmont and Raffles branded estates and luxury private residences. For more information or reservations, please call 1-800-441-1414 or visit

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