Shangri-La Hotel

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Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts - Overview
Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts are renowned hotel management companies operating prominently in the Middle East. The hotel is considered as a status symbol for upper class people reflecting the privilege and honorable status in the society. The hotel provides facility of services which is suitable for both business travelers as well as for people traveling for leisure and on vacation. The first of Shangri-La hotels was found in Singapore in the year 1971 and now this Hong Kong based hotel chain has grown as one of the largest hotel management companies getting a number of awards and accolades. The hotel chain operates more than 49 high class hotels and resorts in key cities of Asia and the Middle East. The first venture of the hotel chain was established in Singapore by the Kuok Group which is a multinational conglomerate managed by Westin until the year 1983. The name of the chain was changed to Shangri-La International Hotel Management Limited in the year 1983. In the year 1989, the Company established a sister concern Traders Hotels in Beijing with the objective of meeting the demand from the business travelers at affordable prices. Shangri-La Asia bought the hotel chain in 1997, at which time the group was called Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts. The hotel chain is owned by Shangri-La Asia Limited, a Hong Kong based company. Shangri-La hotels and resorts is the subsidiary of Shangri-La Asia Limited and the shares of Shangri-La are listed in the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. The Kuok Group continues to hold the controlling interest in Shangri-La Asia Limited
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